New Super Mario Bros. U

Mario's Wii U debut is the most enjoyable entry in the New Super Mario Bros. series to date.


Key events

24th June 2013

New Super Luigi U review

15th November 2012

New Super Mario Bros. U review

New Super Mario Bros U is coming to Switch

Out in January, includes New Super Luigi U.

The best Wii U games: June 2015

UPDATED: Our picks from the quirky Nintendo console's small but enviable catalogue.

Nintendo hires Bowser as new US sales chief

A guy called Doug Bowser, that is.

John Lewis couldn't fulfil any £112 Wii U orders

Retailer cites website "error", says some people were charged.

UK retailer John Lewis sells Wii U cheap as chips

UPDATE: It's "out of stock"! That was quick.

Nintendo announces three new Wii U hardware bundles

UPDATE: Nintendo selling them for £250 each.

Nintendo Japan reveals generous new Wii U bundles

Premium console, three games, Wii Remote and Karaoke sub for £220.

Nintendo confirms Pikmin 3, The Wonderful 101 UK release dates

New Super Luigi Bros. U DLC getting standalone release.

Nintendo makes surprise profit despite lower than expected Wii U sales

Currency exchange gains push results into the black.

New Mario & Luigi RPG and Mario Golf for 3DS

Plus Luigi-themed NSMB U DLC and a Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon 3DS release date.

Nintendo hails Wii U sales success in the US

Shares jump on positive Christmas.

Digital FoundryNew Super Mario Bros. U - a whole new world?

HD Wii emulation vs. Wii U - Digital Foundry on how the Mario makers have utilised Nintendo's new hardware.

Wii U sees healthy US launch, numbers in line with Wii

But Xbox 360 outsells both combined.

UK chart: Wii U games miss top 10 as Call of Duty retains crown

Far Cry 3 enters second with 9th biggest launch of the year.

The UK Wii U eShop digital launch line-up in full

Five games, one demo and ten retail titles to download.

Nintendo removes Mario Wii U 1080p claim

Now promises simply "high definition".

FeatureWii U: Hunting for the star of the launch line-up

Asymmetry and a focus on local multiplayer suggest great promise for Nintendo's new box of tricks.

EGXNintendo taking Wii U on post-Eurogamer Expo UK tour

Mario and Luigi set to make an appearance.

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

"Every edition in the series is foundationally sound."

Every Wii U UK launch game listed

Just seven retail titles confirmed for launch day.

Nintendo responds to Mario sequelitis criticism

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

FeatureNew Super Mario Bros. U Preview: Out With the Old

Mario's HD debut feels fresh yet familiar.

VideoEurogamer plays New Super Mario Bros. U

Hands on with the plumber's new moves.

Nintendo president Iwata defends GDC 2011 speech

Talks free-to-play Wii U games, SmartGlass, third-party support.

Digital FoundryNew Super Mario Bros U E3 Performance Video

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

VideoNintendo president Iwata celebrates end of E3

Thanks Miyamoto, Reggie, special guest.

Nintendo "human resources" must approve your Miiverse posts

Iwata: "I think 30 minutes [delay] should be acceptable".

Nintendo lists Wii U games line-up

Retail releases and eShop downloads.

VideoNew Super Mario Bros. U trailer

Nintendo's mascot arrives on Wii U.

Retailer leak names 25 Wii U games - report

UPDATE: Ex-Blockbuster staffer says they're speculative.

Wii U to support two tablet controllers - report

Nintendo upgrading hardware from E3 design.

Iwata: Wii U will appeal to core

Wii didn't meet "every gamer's needs".

Wii U: Nintendo kept own devs in dark

Secrecy a detriment to first-party line-up?