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New Super Mario Bros.

How do you unlock the cannon on World 1?

Games Guru: Great game! So, head over to the tower. Make sure to have the Blue Shell with you. Head into the first pipe that’ll shoot you up. When you start falling back, go in the gold door. Don’t be discouraged by the many moving platforms. See the one on the right near a gap that always stays the same size? Walk into it and notice three blocks. The Blue Shell will break them all. Keep breaking! Move right and finish the level to unlock your fancy Warp Cannon. It’ll take you to World 5!

Are there any other unlockable characters besides Luigi? On the touchscreen in my instruction booklet, it shows the worlds but on the actual touchscreen the worlds look different. Why is this?

Games Guru: Unfortunately, Luigi is the only unlockable character in the game. Regarding the difference between the booklet and the actual touchscreen worlds, sometimes the people who make the booklet get an earlier version of the game design document. They should have gotten one that looks like the real thing. But sometimes when deadlines are tight, some things fall through the cracks.

Are there any cheats or hidden characters?

Games Guru: I have not tried this myself, but as I understand it, if you press and hold the L and R shoulder buttons down and choose one of your saved game files on the select file screen, you can play as Luigi.


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587 Comments on New Super Mario Bros.

  1. how do you get past the final castle in World 8?To me it seems like a big circle.

  2. Bowser’s my favorite.

  3. Waluigi time! // June 19, 2008 at 11:08 pm // Reply

    Does the game have Waluigi or Wario in it? it would be sweet if it did!

  4. which door do you go through after you turn the room right side ?

  5. PLEASE TELL THE TRUTH ON THIS GAME

  6. I need help to get past the last castle on world 8 HELP!

  7. Is there a cheat to get passed on world 7. To beat the frist level on world 8 the big mushroom to beat the cannon

  8. bowser

  9. Ultimatepokemonmaster // June 11, 2008 at 12:34 pm // Reply

    To Little Bear: I dunno why the koopas are so happy. To Shalino, what part are you stuck on? To Marsman148, actually the best mario games are Yoshi’s Island DS and Mario&Luigi Superstar Saga. To Sport, where are you in world 6? To Yo yo, there are 3 star coins, so I dunno. To Nick, I dunno.

  10. JAM's brother! // June 10, 2008 at 6:12 pm // Reply

    Can anyone please tell me a cheat for how to beat the first castle on world 5!!!!!!

    P.S. If you tell me that you would like a cheat make your name 123 J.M.

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