New Super Mario Bros.

New Super Mario Bros.

2006

System
DS
Publisher
Nintendo
Developer
Nintendo EAD

8.2

Game Rating

User Ratings: 230

Our Review: 9/10

New Super Mario Bros. News

April2018

January2018

  • News Fans Have Created a 'Newer' Super Mario Bros. DS

    Over 10 years after the original

    With all of the hype surrounding Super Mario Odyssey over the last few months, you'd be forgiven for getting so caught up in the wonder of our favourite plumber's 3D adventures that his 2D outings may have been pushed to the back of your mind. For some very dedicated fans, however, this couldn't be further from the...

January2017

May2016

  • Anniversary New Super Mario Bros. is Now a Decade Old

    Forever 'New' thanks to clever (or not) branding

    When you put 'New' in the name of something, it's inevitable that around a decade later someone will smarmily say "it's not new any more", and you just have to accept that putting an adjective like that in a name isn't a long term solution. Yet, when New Super Mario Bros. was released on DS it was...

December2015

September2015

  • Mario History New Super Mario Bros. - 2006

    The 'New' new

    In this series of articles we'll write about one or more Mario games per day, each representing a different year as part of our Super Mario 30th Anniversary celebrations. Assessing 2D Mario games in the 'New' series in 2015 naturally features arguments of repetition, frequency of releases and some calls for fresh ideas. Those...

May2015

August2014

  • Poll Which Is The Best Super Mario Platformer?

    2D or 3D, old or new, you decide...

    Not too long ago we asked you to vote for the best Legend of Zelda game; plenty of you participated. You made the impossible decision, as it's never an easy pick with so many world class games on the list; in the end the iconic and memorable The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time seized the crown. We r

August2012

  • Feature Our Favourite Super Mario Games

    The impossible list

    With New Super Mario Bros. 2 about to hit stores, it's prompted a lot of debate about the Super Mario series as a whole. We decided that we'd take on the list that cannot win, and declare Nintendo Life's favourite Super Mario games. In total, 16 members of staff rated their top 10 Super Mario titles from a list of 14. Only games...

November2011

  • Feature Keeping Mario at the Top

    A never-ending icon

    Mario is the face of Nintendo, a fact that is clear to most. As a character, however, he lacks any depth or back-story. Although some titles, such as the Mario & Luigi RPG titles on the Game Boy Advance and DS, apply a simple and humorous story to Mario and his world, he is often simply rescuing a Princess from a giant turtle...

November2010

October2010

September2010

  • News Nintendo Shows Who's Boss of the August Sales Chart

    It's them, taking ten of the top U.S. spots

    The month of July saw Nintendo dominating the U.S. sales charts, shifting more machines than its competition and moving over 192,000 happy homes for copies of Super Mario Galaxy 2. Additionally, nearly 142,000 copies of Lego Harry Potter: Years 1 to 4 were sold, making it the top-selling handheld title. So how was the month of August? Once again, Mario's..

August2006

  • Competition Mario Fanatics Competition

    Nintendo have teamed up with Buzznet giving you the chance to win a DS Lite completed with New Super Mario Bros game.

    Still not managed to go and treat yourself to a brand new DS Lite system? Nintendo are now offering you the chance to WIN one simply by showing your eternal love for Mario. "Remember the time you freaked out because the power...

July2006

  • News New Super Mario Bros. Challenge Mode

    Nintendo's hottest DS title gets a refreshing change with a secret unlock code.

    Various websites over the interweb, including 4cr have uncovered a cheat for the highly popular New Super Mario Bros. The game that has practically sold out across the globe. "Gamers who’ve already finished the game will be able to access this secret Challenge Mode by hitting Start in the world map and pushing..

June2006

  • News New Super Mario Bros On Fire

    Nintendo announce that the game has passed the 500,000 units mark in just 35 days.

    Nintendo have another Mario winner on the DS, New Super Mario Bros smashes through the 500,000 barrier in the US. "After just 35 days on store shelves, New Super Mario Bros.® for Nintendo DS™ has racked up sales in excess of one half million in the United States alone. That's a sell-through rate of more than..

May2006

  • News New Super Mario Bros. Rocks Japan

    Kotaku report sales of 480,000 units of New Super Mario Bros. on day one, train your brain!

    Kotaku have today posted a brief article about the launch of New Super Mario Bros. in Japan. Sure, New Super Mario Bros. is popular in Japan. But, just how popular? The game moved 480,000 units in its first day, compared to 414,556 units the second edition of Brain Training sold over its first four days..

March2006

  • News Summer Wait For New Super Mario Bros.

    Nintendo refuse to give a specific date for the upcoming New Super Mario Bros. game, but say Summer 2006.

    Nintendo have said the New Super Mario Bros. game won't reach us in Europe until summer 2006. Oh well, there are already plenty of games to buy in May, we'll hope to see it in June/July. All Mario fans have fond memories of the franchise's original 2D roots. Now some 20 years after the world..

  • News New Super Mario Bros. Producer Speaks

    Nintendo Power speak to Takashi Tezuka, the producer of the New Super Mario Bros. title for Nintendo DS.

    EuroGamer report on an article in this months Nintendo Power magazine talking to Takashi Tezuka, the director of Super Mario World and producer of New Super Mario Bros. title, who says, "is set to be a return to form rather than a radical departure". "When developing this game, I really..

February2006

  • News US New Super Mario Bros. Gets May Release

    Nintendo.com announce that the upcoming New Super Mario Bros. game will be released on May 7th in the US.

    Yesterday Nintendo.com announced that New Super Mario Bros, will be released on May 7th in the US, very close to the Japanese version also to be released in May. New Super Mario Bros. is the first original Mario adventure for Nintendo DS and the first 2D Mario title since the legendary Super..