Get Ready for a New Spin on a Familiar Tail Super Mario 3D Land reinvents everything fans love about Mario™ gaming with the first platforming environment in true 3D, without the need for special glasses Players will experience an exhilarating new sense of depth, distance and speed while running, jumping and stomping on enemies throughout the levels. -Tanooki Mario returns! The fan-favorite Tanooki suit makes its first appearance on the Nintendo 3DS. Use the Tanooki suit’s tail to attack enemies or float gently down from great heights. These abilities help players move through the 3D environments with more confidence. -3D visuals make it easier for players to judge the depths and distances in their environments. Players can more accurately judge the jump to the next platform or how far Mario is from a question block. -New and familiar abilities add unique game-play strategies to the adventure. Mario can perform a rolling somersault attack or run fast with a dash move. -The Circle Pad gives players complete control to confidently move Mario through fun and challenging environments. -New enemies include Goombas with tails, tall stacks of Goombas and a Piranha Plant that spits ink to obscure a player’s view.
It’s funny, really. Just when you think you’ve played the best Mario game you’ve laid your hands on, Nintendo goes and turns something around in the formula to make the next one even better. It’s only been a few months since we’ve gotten through practically everything Super Mario Galaxy 2 had to offer, and it left us in awe. However, now we’ve got a new game that manages to bring a newfound depth to the picture – 3D, that is. Super Mario 3D Land captures the classic essence that has worked so manageably well in previous efforts featuring the plumber, from the sound effects that many grew up with to the retro-flavored design (question marked blocks, Koopas, Goombas) that will be a recognizable sight to anyone... Read Review