On Wii, DSi & 3DS eShop: Super Mario Land 2, Zelda: Four Swords

Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins logo

I’m sorry, but this week you have no choice, you HAVE to buy Super Mario Land 2. You’re already getting the great Zelda: Four Swords for free from Nintendo. And they are only asking $4 for one of Mario’s most fantastic portable games, while even 19 years later it’s still worth $40 in my humble …

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Super Mario Land 2 review of the Game Boy classic

Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins for Game BoySuper Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins in many ways represents the Game Boy’s increasing momentum during the early nineties, now with an established userbase at hand and solid software support.

Much in the same way that Super Mario Land felt like a portable subset of Super Mario Bros, Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins borrows heavily from the previous two home console iterations; Super Mario Bros 3 and Super Mario World while adapting a style of its own.

System: Game Boy
Genre: Platformer
Released: October 21st 1992 (JPN), November 1st 1992 (USA), January 28th 1993 (EUR)
Players: One Player
Developed by: Nintendo R&D1
Published by: Nintendo
Origin: Japan
Rating: E for Everyone

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