Parents' Guide to

New Super Luigi U

By Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Challenging platformer may be frustrating for younger kids.

Game Nintendo Wii U 2013
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New Super Luigi U basically serves as a challenge mode for veterans of the original game looking for something that will really put their running and jumping skills to the test. Talented players should get a real kick out of it. Less skilled players can have fun, too, so long as they use the boost mode carried over from the main game, which allows a second player to use the GamePad to create platforms in the sky, making some of the more frustrating levels a lot easier.

However, if you want to play with a few friends, each controlling a character, you can expect some headaches. The extreme and relentless difficulty of some levels makes it nearly impossible to communicate quickly enough, which means you'll likely perish multiple times before finding success. It's a good expansion with at least six or seven hours' worth of fresh content, but it's not without caveats.

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