Super Mario Bros 2 on Wii U Virtual Console this week

Super Mario Bros 2, the game that seems like a fever dream even by Mario standards, is coming to the Wii U Virtual Console this Thursday. A newly released launch trailer says it will release on May 16 for $4.99.

The trailer below (via Polygon also shows off the off-TV play using the Wii U GamePad. The Wii U VC kicked off in late April, and Nintendo has been slowly releasing a games for it. Upgrading your games from the Wii to Wii U versions can be done at a discount, and select games are on sale for 30 cents.