3.6 stars 3.6/5 Stars Average score of 5 user reviews spread across 4 releases and 0 DLC
Game Title: Super Mario LandRelease Date: 1989Developer: Nintendo (Gunpei Yokoi)Platform: Nintendo Game BoyGenre/Type: 2D Platform Game Rating: [III/V] While Super Mario Land has some good ideas and has some originality, it barely meets the standard for a platform (or a Mario) game and doesn’t necessarily break new ground with it… With Nintendo pushing the concept of a portable game system with interchangeable software, the Game Boy has been aching that can define it as a viable platform. This i...
Straying from the norm Super Mario Land was a bit different from the other Mario games at the time it was released. While it mostly features the normal Mario platforming gameplay, it also features several Shoot-'Em-Up levels, all which are very enjoyable. The setting is also different, no Bowser, stone castles or flying Koopa shells are in sight. Mario perseveres The platforming is still very solid and thoroughly enjoyable, though with a quite different gravity feel to it compared to the "nor...
The ShortPros- Mario in portable form in his weirdest adventure to date- Jump across Egypt, fly through the skies, dive in the ocean, and...go to Easter Island?- Music is absurdly catchy- Good balance and has an unlockable hard mode upon beating it- Graphics are minimalist but do well working with the original Game Boy's contrast scheme- Checkpoints are liberal and levels are longCons- First run is too easy. I finished with 20+ lives- Momentum and physics are completely different from other Mari...
Super Mario Land was a launch title for the Game Boy back in 1989, and it's the first Mario game to not have the involvement of Shigeru Miyamoto. It shows. Though Land is still a fun game, it's marred by slightly spotty controls and a host of other niggling problems that prevent it from achieving the brilliance of its big NES brothers.Land's plot is obvious and minimal. Kidnapped princess, go save her, yadda yadda yadda. Still, it's interesting to note the few ways the game diverges from Super M...
It was 1989, back when Mario still hadn’t gone steady with Princess Peach and was apparently saving other damsels in distress. Long before Daisy became the “other girl” character in the Mario sport/Kart/Party games, she was who Mario was trying to save in his first portable adventure. And now, for your legal pleasure and four dollars, you can revisit this odd duck in the series on the 3DS eShop.As personality-devoid as Daisy is in her recent appearances, people can finally revisit her kingdom th...
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