Biggest Problems with New Super Mario Bros Series

Ah yes New super Mario Bros. The series that was supposed to reflect the classic games (Super Mario Bros, SMB3 and Super Mario World) but it falls short for several reasons.

Side note: The original game (DS) is actually decent. And Luigi U doesn't count
The Top Ten
1 Way too easy

NSMBU is the easiest game ever. I fell like every world has the same difficulty and is doesn't get harder. World 8 only has 4 levels before the castle. And the castle I was able to pass very quickly. The bowser fight in NSMBU was basically a rip-off of NSMBwii. But easier. Can't you think of something else for the final castle fight besides besides the lame first fight, bowser falls in the lava, kamek makes him huge, then a fight. NSMBwii actually has some really challenging levels like world 7 tower, world 8 level five and world 9 level 7 and 4 but besides that their all just too easy.

2 Repetitive formula

But in the first game:

1. Peach Captured
2. Go through 7 worlds and fight Bowser Jr and some random bosses
3. Go through World 8 and fight BOTH Bowser Jr and Bowser.

Summary of the New Super Mario Bros Series

1. Peach captured
2. Go through 7 worlds and fight the koopalings
3. Go through world 8 and fight Bowser
4. Rinse and repeat

Bowser or Bowser Jr easily kidnap Peach right in front of Mario then Mario and Luigi go through the same eight worlds then fight Bowser and Bowser Jr then hit a button or an axe to defeat them and then the Princess is saved. The End!

3 Nothing "new"

Yes. I totally agree. NSMB2 and NSMBU are both perfect examples. It feels like the same game with mediocre gimmicks

4 Koopalings

Nothing says innovation like rehashing the same set of seven bosses over and over. Not only do these overrated reskins suck horribly, but it felt like I was playing the same game over and over as we kept having to deal with the same seven bosses over and over from game to game.

Why the hell do koopaling fans think rehashing a boss lineup of seven is a good thing? It's lazy and uninspired. What's worse is how it's the same ugly characters doing the same thing. "Turtle twit hurls a projectile and spin in it's shell for the thousandth time!" They're trash. Axe them.

5 No new characters

They need to use girl characters lout only good ones like Toadette and not things like Daisy or Rosalina.

6 No new music

Actually there's like three new soundtracks. But yeah, the rest of the soundtrack is like ported from previous titles.

They could've been based on the soundtracks of the ROM hacks I've mentioned.

And for the love of god can we stop with the "bah" music please? It's really getting old

7 Same worlds

Even some ROM hackers have made the Sorting Algorithm of Threatening Geography in each post-NSMB1 less recycled from Super Mario Bros. 3. I mean, these three games could have been like Newer Super Mario Bros. Wii, Super Mario Bros. Next and Newer Super Mario Bros. DS (or maybe Other Super Mario Bros. U), right?

It is always the same worlds in the same order. It is boring enough that it's the same generic worlds every time they are always in the same order. Grass, Desert, Snow, Water, Jungle, Rock, Sky, Lava, Star. Why can't Nintendo at least mix them up?

8 No new enemies
9 Luigi as player 2

I hate playing as Mario so much. I like playing as Luigi more.

10 Nothing original
The Contenders
11 Multiplayer is a problem
12 Every game feels like more of the same
13 Lemmy only uses his ball
14 The "bah" sounds
15 Atrocious gimmicks
16 When someone gets hit or gets a power up, the screen pauses
17 Female disempowerment

Come at us, 20th Century Super Mario haters that attack this list! >8(

18 Enemy courses

This is the worst thing about the New Super Mario Bros. series in Wii and U, defeat enemies or collect 8 toad balloons for a prize.

19 Yellow and Blue Toads as player 3 and 4

One toad is fine in my book but why two? They play like exactly the same! Why couldn't they have added Daisy? Or Wario? Or Heck I'd even be okay with Waluigi.

20 It's boring

I can't play this game for 2 seconds. No story, no heartfelt cutscenes, just stupidly made levels and lame bosses. Bad mistake by Nintendo to make this series

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