New Super Mario Bros. U announced

As you can't have a Nintendo platform without a Mario game, the company naturally announced one during its E3 showcase today. New Super Mario Bros. U continues the four-player co-op tomfoolery from NSMB on Wii, but also lets someone help them out using the tablet.

In 'Boost Mode,' the player with the tablet can place blocks that speed the characters along. Handy if you've got four friends who want to play, then, or simply for speedrun fun.

A wingsuit, blowing bubbles, level-illuminating orbs, underwater sections, and the usual Mario merriness were on show too.

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