Just a heads up for potential New Super Mario Bros. Wii buyers: Amazon.com currently has a deal where you get a $10 coupon for ordering the game, similar to what they were doing last week. The $10 promotion will be applied to your account 2 business days after the game ships.
And if that’s not enough to entice you to buy, check out these CRAZY NEW GAMEPLAY MECHANICS:
- New Super Mario Bros. Wii offers a combination of cooperation and competition. Players can pick each other up to save them from danger or toss them into it.
- Mario, Luigi and two Toads are all playable characters, while many others from the Mushroom Kingdom make appearances throughout the game. Players can even ride different Yoshi characters and use their tongues to swallow enemies, items and even balls of fire.
- In some areas, players use the motion abilities of the Wii Remote™ controller. The first player to reach a seesaw might make it tilt to help his or her character reach a higher platform – or might maike it tilt incorrectly just to mess with other players.
- New items include the propeller suit, which will shoot players high into the sky with just a shake of the Wii Remote, and Mario’s new ability to transform into Penguin Mario.
- At the end of each stage during the coin battle multiplayer mode, players are ranked based on the number of coins they have collected.
This is the first promotion I’ve come across regarding the game, if anything else comes up we’ll be sure to let you know.
The Amazon deal can be found here.