New Super Mario Bros. 2

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Nintendo hails Wii U sales success in the US

Shares jump on positive Christmas.

Nintendo mulls free-to-play model for new franchises

But "no inclination" to change Mario or Pokémon.

Borderlands 2 shifts 1.82 million copies in September in US

Guild Wars 2 outsells Mists of Pandaria.

Three helpings of New Super Mario Bros. 2 DLC available today

More due later in the month. Even more in November.

New Super Mario Bros. 2 DLC detailed

Three add-ons due next week in Japan.

Nintendo: there's no danger of creating too many Mario games

"Every edition in the series is foundationally sound."

Nintendo flattens rivals in latest Japanese charts

Company's platforms fill out entire software top 10.

UK chart: Sleeping Dogs hounds London 2012 Olympics from top spot

New Super Mario Bros. 2 counted in second.

Nintendo responds to Mario sequelitis criticism

Iwata: "We only create a New Super Mario Bros. title once per platform."

FeatureSaturday Soapbox: How do you solve a problem like Mario?

Does New Super Mario Bros. 2 represent a creative cul-de-sac? And if so, does it even matter?

Nintendo finishes rock bottom of "conflict minerals" company rankings

Has made "no known effort to trace or audit its supply chain".

3DS game New Super Mario Bros. 2 costs Ł40 from eShop

Nintendo charging Ł10 more than most shops.

UK 3DS XL sales total almost 10,000 in one day

Steady start, but nowhere near Japanese haul.

Japan chart: 3DS XL launch a bigger success than DSi or DSi XL

New Super Mario Bros. 2 pipes in 430,000 copies.

3DS has sold five million units in the US

Ocarina 3D hits the one million mark.

New Super Mario Bros. 2 gets gold coin pre-order bonus

GAME, Gamestation offering shiny tat.

Nintendo: Western 3DS momentum "currently weak"

Fortunes wavering after the Christmas bump.

New Super Mario Bros. 2 DLC details revealed

First Mario title with paid-for extras.

New Super Mario Bros. 2 release date announced

Professor Layton, Inazuma Eleven and New Art Academy coming too.

Digital FoundryNew Super Mario Bros U E3 Performance Video

Nintendo hits a locked 60FPS with the latest Mario adventure for Wii U.

New Super Mario Bros. 2 co-op mode shown

Plus: Gold Rush coin hunt mode.

New Super Mario Bros. 2 US release date

Mario gets money-orientated.

Nintendo-published 3DS, Wii U games downloadable on release day

Starting with New Super Mario Bros. 2 in August.

Nintendo to begin making money on each 3DS sold by September 2012

Expects a profit for next financial year.

New Super Mario Bros. 2 announced for 3DS

New Pokémon apps, 3DS firmware update, Mario Kart 7 patch coming.