Tag Archives: New Super Mario Bros 2
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 | 18:11 BST
Nintendo has posted full-year profits of ¥7 billion for 2012, which is half of the company’s ¥14 billion projection. Regardless, this is an improvement over last year’s loss of ¥43.2 billion. The projection slump has been attributed to weak global sales of both Wii U and 3DS .
Thu, Jan 31, 2013 | 00:06 GMT
Nintendo revealed total worldwide sales for a select number of titles in its Q3 earnings report this morning. According to the firm’s figures, the best-seller for the period was Pokémon Black and White 2 with 7.63 million units sold. The DS title was followed by New Super Mario Bros. 2 on 3DS for 5.96 million, Animal Crossing: New Leaf on 3DS with 2.73 million sold in Japan-only, New Super Mario Bros. U on Wii U with 2.01 million, and Nintendo Land sold with Wii U moving 2.33 million. The next title on the Pokémon docket is Pokémon X and Pokémon Y for 3DS, slated for release in October. Thanks, Siliconera.
Wed, Jan 30, 2013 | 09:56 GMT
New Super Mario Bros. 2 is all about fat stacks of gold coins, and Nintendo has added a new incentive for players to get rich quick or die trying. Players who earn over 1 million coins in the game will become part of an exclusive club, and get a shiny certificate to commend their hoarding ways.
Thu, Dec 20, 2012 | 17:36 GMT
Nintendo has posted this week’s American 3DS, Wii, DS and Wii U eSHop updates, including new DLC for New Super Mario Bros. 2, Wario Land 2 and escapeVektor on 3DS, and more. Get the full list of content after the break.
Thu, Dec 20, 2012 | 10:31 GMT
New Super Mario Bros. 2 has received two new DLC packs in the US, one of which is the rather brutal ‘Impossible Pack’, which features no coins or power-ups. It looks frustrating as all hell. Check it out after the break.
Wed, Dec 05, 2012 | 21:47 GMT
Nintendo has released videos shown during its North American and European Nintendo Direct presentations. Check it all out below.
Wed, Dec 05, 2012 | 11:52 GMT
New Super Mario Bros. 2 has received two new DLC packs in Japan. Get the details below.
Tue, Nov 27, 2012 | 05:30 GMT
A surprise Nintendo Direct released this afternoon, with good news for fans of New Super Mario Bros. 2.
Wed, Oct 31, 2012 | 00:54 GMT
The German arm of Nintendo is offering to fork out real gold coins worth over €220 to commemorate the brave collection skills of New Super Mario Bros 2 fans. My hazy understanding of this auto-translated press release suggests you need to send in a photo of your 3DS screen proving you’ve hit 1 million coins to collect on the offer. The competition seems to be only open to German residents, and was supposed to end on October 31, but has been extended through December.
Thu, Oct 25, 2012 | 16:34 BST
Release dates for 3DS titles Paper Mario: Sticker Star, Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask, Crashmo, and others have been confirmed by Nintendo for North America. Since it’s nice to have release dates all in one place, we’ve posted the schedule for you below.
Thu, Oct 25, 2012 | 15:44 BST
Suda 51′s Liberation Maiden has been released today on the North american eShop alongside the promised DLC for Mutant Mudds. Fire Emblem Awakening and Animal Crossing: New Leaf is also on the way early next year. We have trailers for many of the games shown during the presentation for you below.
Thu, Oct 25, 2012 | 14:39 BST
New Super Mario Bros. 2 will receive two new downloadable content packs today in Japan, Nintendo announced during its Nintendo Direct stream this morning. The DLC contains a Gold Mushroom Harvesting Pack with 2/5 difficulty, and a Record Challenge B Pack with 3/5 difficulty. A North American Nintendo Direct occurs later this morning at 10.00am EST, and it’s possible Nintendo will announced the content for the western region as well during the presentation. Watch it here.
Fri, Oct 12, 2012 | 12:23 BST
Nintendo 3DS game sales are booming, according to the latest figures revealed by the company. Among the biggest hitter are Mario Kart 7, Kid Icarus: Uprising and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D.
Wed, Oct 03, 2012 | 09:53 BST
Nintendo 3DS XL is getting two more flavours in Japan. Both the New Super Mario Bros. 2 and Animal Crossing editions come packaged with their respective game. They look rather nice, so it’s a shame they are region locked up the warp pipe. Get pics of each console below.
Tue, Oct 02, 2012 | 16:25 BST
New Super Mario Bros. 2 will receive three DLC level packs, Nintendo has confirmed. The developer has revealed a Nintendo Direct Mini episode that shows the content in action, and details each bundle. Pricing and more details below.
Wed, Aug 22, 2012 | 19:37 BST
New Super Mario Bros. 2 is still tops on the Media Create charts this week, and has been since it was released has released in Japan on July 28. 3DS XL (LL in Japan) moved 66,412 units, sales of which are up 1,757 units week-over-week. Sales overall were a bit slow for the week, as there were no new game releases.
Mon, Aug 20, 2012 | 12:32 BST
Mario has starred in so many games that it’s hard to keep track of them all, and with two core Mario games currently on Nintendo’s slate, the company’s president Satoru Iwata has reminded gamers that both titles are different and that Mario still offers something you can’t find elsewhere.
Mon, Aug 20, 2012 | 09:27 BST
New Super Mario Bros. 2 came out on Nintendo 3DS last week, and a new game site has just opened, showing off all of Mario’s new moves, the game world and more.
Mon, Aug 20, 2012 | 00:20 BST
3DS XL has arrived in the US, but take heed of a warning courtesy of GoNintendo and back up your SD card before you transfer your 3DS data over to the newer, bigger console; users report the loss of all eShop content and save files. Re-downloading will fix the first problem, but the second one is solved only by the seven stages of grief.
The 3DS XL will set you back $200 – including an AC adapter missing from the Japanese and European packaging – sporting a larger screen and form factor as well as increased battery life. It is accompanied by New Super Mario Bros. 2, the first 3DS title released simultaneously on the eShop and at retail.
Sat, Aug 18, 2012 | 18:01 BST
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has said the firm is “determined” not to take advantage of customers with DLC, as only content which enhances the length and enjoyment of the game will be released.