Wii U

New Super Mario Bros. U Trailer Shows Flying Squirrel Mario


Nintendo gave a first look at New Super Mario Bros. U at their E3 media briefing this morning, introducing a Flying Squirrel Mario suit and the game’s Boost Mode, where a fifth player can jump into the game and use the Wii U GamePad to create blocks to assist the other four players along the way. Watch it below:



Nintendo say that you can also use the Wii U GamePad to interact with enemies and other objects, and use this to help players perform cooperative speedruns through the game.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.