Super Mario Galaxy for Wii U rated by ESRB

Could we be seeing a holiday release of Super Mario Galaxy on Wii U?

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When Nintendo launched the ability to purchase Wii games on the Wii U eShop, Super Mario Galaxy 2 was among one of the first games to become available for sale. While the sequel to the popular Super Mario Galaxy game was a great start, having the original available is something we’re sure many Nintendo fans have been secretly hoping for. Today, we’re learning we’re one step closer to that fantasy of becoming reality as Super Mario Galaxy has just been rated by the ESRB for the Wii U.

Japan has been able to purchase Super Mario Galaxy from the Wii U eShop since May 2015, although western territories have yet to get the game on their respective eShop. Hopefully this Wii U rating on the ESRB means we’re close to getting Super Mario Galaxy in the west, and what better time to get it than right around the holidays?

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    December 14, 2015 6:29 AM

    Daniel Perez posted a new article, Super Mario Galaxy for Wii U rated by ESRB

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      December 14, 2015 6:39 AM

      Can't you just play the original galaxy on WiiU with backwards compatability? Will this be an upgrade?

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        December 14, 2015 6:44 AM

        You're right. This would be for those Wii U owners who may not have played it when it originally released, sold their physical copy years ago, can't find it, or just want a digital version so they don't have to leave their cozy couch to play.

        IIRC, Wii releases on Wii U are the original versions. No enhancements or anything.

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      December 14, 2015 6:43 AM

      an HD remix will be nice.

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        December 14, 2015 7:06 AM

        even if they just bump the rendering up to 1080p without touching the textures or models, it would be gorgeous. those games really made the Wii shine.

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        December 14, 2015 7:09 AM

        As a WiiU owner who never played Galaxy, that is what I am hoping for.

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        December 14, 2015 9:15 AM

        This probably isn't that, sadly.

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      December 14, 2015 10:39 AM

      I read this as New Super Mario Galaxy Wii U.

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      December 14, 2015 2:38 PM

      sweet! I played the hell out of the SMG2 Wii U release... probably will with this one too