Hi duders, I recently subscribed to a rental service (kin to Gamefly in Europe) and have started to play games that interest me, but haven't seemed like worth the money. My most recent game is New Super Mario Bros. Wii and I played maybe the first 10 levels and just sent it back. The controls feel absolutely terrible to me. Horrendous.
Needless to say I'm not a Nintendo guy, I didn't have one when I grew up and Wii is my only Nintendo console I have owned. I absolutely loved the hell out of the Galaxy games. Pretty much the only games on the Wii I have really enjoyed. Also I adored Rayman: Origins which I played not so long ago. My question really is, do the old school Mario games control like Bros. Wii?
This is obviously a taste thing and the controls have there place, but I refuse to do any platforming with them. They have that super sticky feel like you want to go some direction and you have to wait for it to happen. You have to gain you momentum to go for jumps and I'm never really feel sure about it. Mario is also a slow ass motherfucker in this game. Rayman had such crisp controls you could react in an instant and even change your mind afterwards. If the controls are faithful to the older ones and you have played them religiously I bet you just know how it works and you don't even think about it. As a newcomer it just felt frustratingly random.
The shaking of the controller was also terrible, but obviously that's a new thing. It worked well enough in the Galaxy games since you had your movement controls on the other hand. Also it's I feel like it's easier to just flick your wrist than try to shake a controller you are holding with both hands. Super awkward. Apart from those three games I'm no platforming aficionado, so take my opinion with a grain of salt.
tl;dr: I don't like how this game controls, do the old school 2D Mario games feel the same?
Edit: God damn I wrote Mario's name without a capital letter... That's going to bug the hell out of me.