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Lots of New Super Mario Bros. U Info Released

September 11, 2012

Lots of New Information about New Super Mario Bros. U has been released in the latest Game Informer. Read the new info below:

•Three Yoshi variations
• Pink Yoshi: inflated with a GamePad/Wiimote shake
• This can take Mario even higher than the flying suit can
• Pink Yoshis don’t help in horizontal movement
• Large surface area useful for collecting a bunch of airborne coins
• Gold Yoshi: shake the controller to light up the immediate area
• Also stuns nearby enemies
• Gold Yoshi’s show up in the Fire Snake Caverns
• Blue Yoshi: can shoot bubbles
• Can ride the adult version of Yoshi in numerous levels
• Yoshi can still eat breaks
• Collect five to fill a meter
• This rewards Yoshi’s rider with a power-up
• Camera pans out a bit in co-op
• This helps you see hidden star coins and pipes that you normally wouldn’t come across in single-player
Boost Mode: Place up to four floating platforms at a time
• Use the GamePad touch screen in Boost Mode to pop friends out of bubbles, stun enemies, make it easier to reach the flagpole, manipulate environmental objects, swat Paratroopas
• Turn on Boost Mode by powering up the GamePad – that’s it
• Players will go through pre-selected packs of levels in Boost Rush Mode
• Collecting coins makes the auto-scroll faster
• Limited amount of lives given at the start of each pack
• Dying doesn’t reset the clock


From → Wii U

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