(Wii)

Game Profile

The ultimate Nintendo hero is taking the ultimate step … out into space. Join Mario™ as he ushers in a new era of video games, defying gravity across all the planets in the galaxy.

  • Shake, tilt and point! Mario takes advantage of all the unique aspects of the Wii Remote and Nunchuk controller, unleashing new moves as players shake the controller and even point at and drag items with the pointer.
  • Mario essentially defined the 3-D platforming genre with Super Mario® 64, and this game proves once again that he is king. Players perform mind-bending, low-gravity jumps across wild alien terrain as they experience platforming for a new generation.

Game StorylineWhen some creature escapes into space with Princess Peach, Mario gives chase, exploring bizarre planets all across the galaxy.

CharactersMario, Peach and enemies new and old.

How to Progress Through the GamePlayers run, jump and battle enemies as they explore all the planets in the galaxy. Since this game makes full use of all the features of the Wii Remote, players have to do all kinds of things to succeed: pressing buttons, swinging the Wii Remote and the Nunchuk, and even pointing at and dragging things with the pointer.

Special Powers/Weapons/Moves/FeaturesSince he’s in space, Mario can perform mind-bending jumps unlike anything he’s done before. He’ll also have a wealth of new moves that are all based around tilting, pointing and shaking the Wii Remote.

Game Review

Review

USA USA Version

Posted by Anthony Dickens

The moment we've all been waiting for, Mario comes of age on the Wii.

Ah, Mario. It's been a while... believe it or not it's been five years since Mario's last personal outing; Super Mario Sunshine on the Gamecube. Our hero has returned for his first Wii outing, in the form of Super Mario Galaxy.Let's get something clear...

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Please watch this on the *biggest* screen you can find and make sure you're running it in HD! Ever wondered what Super Mario Galaxy could look like in glorio

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User Comments (20)

CodyRBurns

#1

CodyRBurns said:

This game is an absolute MUST have for those that enjoyed Super Mario 64 and Sunshine! :)

luigiman2

#4

luigiman2 said:

Super Mario Galexy has to be one of my favorite Wii games. I feel sorry for you Goldmidget.

TKOWL

#8

TKOWL said:

Liked this game but I found it too linear and too short compared to the other games. But still a good buy for your Wii

SuperMarioFan1995

#10

SuperMarioFan1995 said:

OK, so this game has co-op, where only one person (P1) can control Mario/Luigi, and the other which only uses a Wii Remote (P2). And now in Galaxy 2, where the second player can not only use the star pointer (if I am right), but can also control a red Luma. So I guess maybe Galaxy 2 can use up to 4 players, maybe?

But still the best Wii game. I just hope this will be replaced as first for Galaxy 2 on the ONM. :)

Shining-Void

#14

Shining-Void said:

The best super mario EVER!!! ... but why can't mario punch anymore... did parents file a complaint???

Varia01

#16

Varia01 said:

Why are people complaining??? 7/10, 8/10, overated?!? Are you kidding me?!? Out of all the reviews on Metacritic, no score was below 90 (9 if you will)! It was better than what nintendonerd147, MarioFoy, and what ChaosTheChao said. It is certainly a 10 and I regret ever selling it. It is one of the best Wii games ever!

SkywardLink98

#17

SkywardLink98 said:

@MarioFoy IMO Super Mario 64 is WAAAAAAY overrated. As someone who didn't play it 'till it hit the VC, I think it's not half as good as people say it is.

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