New Super Mario Bros. Wii has joined its younger sibling New Super Mario Bros. U on the Wii U eShop in Europe. Many people jump to compare the two and believe them to be achingly similar, so in order to put this to the test once and for all we've put both games side-by-side in the video below.

We chose to showcase levels that bore a resemblance to one another or contained similar elements to keep the comparison as fair as possible, but at the end of the day it's your call as to whether or not you consider these titles to be far abreast from one another or not; let it all out in the comments!