Fantendo - Game Ideas & More
Fantendo - Game Ideas & More
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SMEv title.png
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The official boxart.
Publisher(s) Nin.png
Platform(s) Wii
Genre(s) Action, Platform
Release Date(s) 25px-Flag of Japan.png July 20, 2012
25px-Flag of USA.png July 26, 2012
25px-Flag of Europe.png August 02 2012
25px-Flag of Australia.png August 08 2012
Mode(s) 1-4 Players (local)
Age Rating(s) ERating.jpg 3Rating.png USK6.png OFLC-G.png CERO A.gif
Media Included Wii Optical Disc (Dual-layered)

Super Mario Evolution (or SMEv), is a Mario game, for the Wii. The game is in 2.5D with 2.5D graphics. This game is a sequel to the game Super Mario World. It used many elements, classics and news, from the Mario games, like items and enemies.


Due to the large amount of movement, that allows the Wii, the gameplay is very different from Super Mario World: the movements are the same than Super Mario World's one. They are however less difficult to realize. The graphics are, of course, completely differents, integrating the 3D relief. This game also possess news capacities, like the capacity to see our progression, during a level, and the one to save our progression any time, and keep our Dragon Coin when exiting the game. The story is also more worked than Super Mario World's one, and included dialogues. In each levels (exept the Toad Houses), four Dragon Coin can be collected. They allows the player to access in new levels, hidden in the map, which requires a certain number of Dragon Coins for being open. In the levels, the player can always have an items in reserve, and use it when he wants. The Giant Gates has disappear, to be replaced by a Flagpole. The bonus Minigame also has disappear, but a similar game is playable in the yellow Toad Houses. The principe is exactly the same, but the reward in case of victory is different: instead of 1-Ups , the player obtains the represented objects. Super Mario Evolution also possesses a multiplayer mode, in which the players (four maximum) can play the differents levels normally, or participate in a battle, that takes place in specials area, and where they must grab a certain number of Stars and try to keep them, like in the battle levels of New Super Mario Bros. Once the Special World finished, Koopa the Quick will appear in all the completed levels. The player can do a race to the flagpole with him. If Mario wins, he will obtain one or several 1-Ups. If he loses, he will lose a life.


The Princess Peach, who doesn't have seen Mario and Luigi since several days, decides to invite them to come take the tea in her castle. The two plumbers gladly accept, and so, come to the castle. But, in Toad Town, they meet Toadsworth, panicked:

Master Mario ! It's terrible ! The princess has been kidnapped by the Koopalings, and sent to Dinosaur Land. Follow me, I know a shortcut to Dinosaur Land, in Pipe Plaza !


The adventure starts here. The player controls Toadsworth, in a 3D stage, and has to bring Mario and Luigi to Pipe Plaza, and avoid the few enemies that try to hurt him, like Goombas and Bob-ombs. Once in Pipe Plaza, another kinematic show Toadsworth saying good buy, and good luck in there mission to the two plumbers, entering in a long pipe, that lead to Dinosaur Land. Wario and Waluigi, that have followed in secret Mario and Luigi, also enter in the pipe, hoping save the princess and receive money in return.

After defeating Larry Koopa, the bosse of Dinosaur Land, Mario learn that Peach isn't here but, in the Valley of Bowser, a difficult and hostile world, situated very far from Dinosaur Land. He also learn that the Koopalings have captured others inhabitants of the Mushroom Kingdom, and have confined them in differents castles.



Image Name Description Characteristics How to unlock ?
215px-MarioMP8a.png Mario Mario is the main hero of the game. He is a full character. He has normal jumps and run and cool ray blaster He can, with Luigi, Wario and Waluigi, spin jump. He also can do a wall jump. He is already unlocked.
NSMBWii Luigi.png Luigi Luigi is Mario's brother, and the player can take him in the solo game now !

Luigi's jumps are higher than the other's. He is also a speed but little powerful character. Like his brother, he masters the wall jump, and is the only character who can do a spinning back-flip.

He is already unlocked
NSMBΩWario.png Wario Wario is Mario's rival. He has heard Toadsworth say that the princess was kidnaped and has decided to save the her, hoping to be paid. But he has been captured and locked in the castle of the World 3. Forunately, Waluigi came to his rescue. Wario is the strongest character in the game. He can throw the others players very far, and break the Used Blocks. Complete the castle of the World 3, a kinematic will show Waluigi saving his brother, making him playable.
NSMBΩWaluigi.png Waluigi Waluigi is Luigi's rival and Wario's brother. Like his bro, he is a playable character in this adventure, and, helps him to save the princess. Although he hasn't any special move, he is the speeder of the group. He is also the most agile, and is very easy to control, contrary to Wario. His force, however, is very low. By beating a boss with Wario.
Birdo..png Birdo Birdo, old enemy of Mario, come back in this game but, this time, as a playable character ! Birdo is a powerful character, able to swallow enemies from a distance and turn them into white eggs, that she can throw. She can't use some Power-Ups, like the Bullet Suit or the Koopa Shell. By clearing all the secrets levels of the World 4. NOOOO!
Green Toad.png Green Toad The Toads are Princess Peach's subjects. Mario discovers this green Toad prisoner of Iggy Koopa, in the castle of the World 5. For thanks Mario, Toad so decides to help him and his group to save Peach. Toad is the less powerful of all the playable characters. His jumps are however the best. He is also, with Waluigi, a good swimmer. Like Birdo, he can't use some Power-Ups. By beating Iggy Koopa in the castle of the World 5.
Toadsworth2.png Toadsworth Toadsworth is Peach's intendant. He is only playable during the prologue, where he is charged to lead Mario and Luigi to Pipe Plaza. He is a very slow and very low character and, his jumps are very small, rending him easily vulnerable to the enemies' attacks. Mario and Luigi can however help him to crush the monsters. He is already unlocked but, for one stage only.

Non Playable

Image Name Description
Yoshi NSMBW.png Yoshi Yoshi can be gotten by breaking a Yoshi Egg. It exist several colors of Yoshis. They all have a special particularity. A White Yoshi also has been locked in the castle of World 2, and a Yellow one in the castle of World 7.
200px-MKAGP2Peach.png Princess Peach Once again, Peach has been kidnapped by the Koopalings, and bring to Bowser. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi, Birdo and Green Toad must save her !
Red Blue Toad.png Toad The Toads run the Toad Houses. They allows Mario to collect items, in several Mini games. Toad is also the prisoner of the Big Bob-Omb, in the castle of the World 6.
DiddyKong.png Diddy Kong Diddy Kong is the prisoner of Wendy O. Koopa, in the castle of World 4. He offers Mario a Boomerang Suit to thanks him.
KoopatheQuick.png Koopa the Quick Koopa the Quick is an old Mario's Character. He appears in the completed levels once the Special World is finished. Mario can defy him to the race, and win 1-Ups in cas of victory !

Yoshi's Power-Ups

Like in the original game, Yoshi is back in this aventure, in different colours ! Each color has a special ability. Here the list:

Image Effect
Yoshi NSMBW.png Green Yoshi is the most common Yoshi. He hasn't got any particularity.
Blue YoshiSMWWii.png Blue Yoshi can fly temporarily by swallowing any kind of Koopa.
Red YoshiSMWWii.png Red Yoshi can expel fire by swallowing any kind of Koopa.
Yellow YoshiSMWWii.png Yellow Yoshi can create shockwaves after jumping by swallowing any kind of Koopa.
Pink YoshiSMWWii.png Pink Yoshi can fly for a few seconds by swallowing an enemy.
Purple YoshiSMWWii.png Purple Yoshi can brick the Used Blocks and has a longer longue.
Cyan YoshiSMWWii.png Cyan Yoshi transforms all the enemies he swallows into Ice Block, that, while thrown, slips without stopping.
Black YoshiSMWWii.png Black Yoshi transforms the enemies he swallows into bombs.
Rainbow Yoshi.png Rainbow Yoshi allows the player to be invincible by swallowing any kind of Koopa !


The game contains 10 worlds: 8 normal Worlds and, 2 secrets Worlds; accessible by founding a shortcut to the Mysterious World.

Name Description Character locked in the Castle + Item given Enemy Course
1 Dinosaur Land A grassy stage, with common enemies and low difficulty. The boss of the fortress is Larry Koopa , and the castle boss is Boom Boom. No character locked. Goombo.png
2 Pokey Plateau A dry area with lots of Spiny, Sand Bros., Pokey and other desertic enemies. The boss of the world is Mummipokey, and the fortress boss is Roy Koopa. White Yoshi + Blue Koopa Shell Pokey.png
3 Icy Cave A frozen and cold cave, dotted with dangerous stalactites. The slippery ground constrains the player to walk very slowly. The fortress boss is Lemmy Koopa, with a frozen ball. The castle's one is Yoshice, a bad Yoshi that works for the Koopa Troop. Wario IceBro.png
4 Sunny Island Coconuts, resplendent sun, and a beautiful turquoise water. The perfect location for holidays ... But it's not the time for Mario and his Luigi to pause. They must save the princess! The fortress boss of this superb island is Wendy O. Koopa. The castle boss is King-Puffer, a boss in Super Mario World: Wii. Diddy Kong + Boomerang Suit Blooper - Mario Kart Wii.png
5 Forest of Illusion This forest is a real maze, which will make the player crazy. The only way to exit this dangerous forest is to find the secrets passages, really well hidden, in certain levels. They aren't any fortress in this curious place. The boss of the Castle is the strange Iggy Koopa. Green Toad + Bullet Suit Wiggler Walking.png
6 Hight Mountain A huge mountain, populated by Bullet Bills, Bob-ombs, Bomber Bros. and several other monsters. The climbing of Mario will get more complicated with the apparition of the Big Bob-omb at the top of the mountain, who try to launch Bob-Ombs on Mario. The fortress boss is Morton Koopa Jr.. The castle's is Big Bob-Omb. Toad + Paratroopa Shell Bob-omb walking.png
7 Trapped Clouds Entirely white, this cloudy world is, in fact, a big trap, with an impressive number of monsters, holes and traitor clouds. This world also possess two towers. The boss of the first fortress is Lakithunder; the one of the second is Huff N. Puff, and the boss of the castle is Ludwig Von Koopa. Yellow Yoshi + Bowser Mushroom RuffPuff3D.png
8 Valley of Bowser The valley of Bowser is a scary and gloomy place, situated near an active volcano, which is very dangerous. The monster living here are principaly Fire and Undead creatures, like Boos, Dry Bones and Podoboos. The boss of the first fortress is Kamek, and the boss of the second fortress is Bowser Jr.. The castle is divided in several rooms, which contains different enemies. The player must cross three rooms, before accessing to the Dark Room, and finally, the castle's roof, with Bowser. Peach DRY.pngParabones NSMBDIY.png
9 Mysterious World The Mysterious World is a special world, accesible by the Mysterious Roads, in the normal worlds. It contains only 6 levels and, each one has two exits: a normal and a secret one. The player must find all the secrets exits, to open a new way to the last world: The Special World. No castle MontyMole.PNG
10 Special World The Special World is the last world of the game. This secret place can be access by founding all the secret exits of the Mysterious World. This World possesses 8 levels, that are probably the hardest of the game. When all the levels of the Special World are cleared, the player will be teleport to Dinosaur Land, and a special challenge will be available: now, in each completed level, the player can defy Koopa the Quick at the run, and win 1-Ups in cas of victory ! No castle No Enemy



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Super Mario Evolution possesses an important number of enemies. The differents kind of monsters are listed below.

  • Basic: These are the enemies that we can found everywere. Example: Goombas, Koopas ...
  • Flora: These enemies are plants. We can found them in many levels, except ghost levels, and fiery levels.
  • Plain: These enemies are essentially found in grassy levels. Example: Monty Moles or Goombas Bros.
  • Aerial: These enemies are found mainly in sky levels.
  • Cave: These enemies principally live in caves and grottos.
  • Underwater: This kind of enemy only lives in the oceans and seas.
  • Weapon: The enemies that are used as a weapon are regroups in this category. Example: Bob-ombs.
  • Undead: It's regroups the ghosts and living death monsters. Example: Boos and Dry Bones.
  • Icy: These enemies can only be found in snowy or frozen places. Example: Ice Bros. or Cooligans.
  • Fiery: These creature master the fire, and are found, generally, in lava-containing levels.
  • Castle: These monsters are essentially found in castles.
  • Misc: This category regroups all the unclassifiable monsters.


It's the comeback of the Big Bob-Omb !

The list of the bosses can be found here.

In this games, a lots of old bosses are coming back, like Boom Boom or the Big Bob-omb.

In the six first Worlds, there are two bosses: one in the fortress; and one in the castle. The Worlds 7 and 8, possess two fortresses, and so, three bosses by world. the World 9 and 10, that are special worlds, don't have any castle or fortress and so, don't have bosses.

There also are two airships levels in the games, situated after the World's castle: one in the World 4 and one in the World 6. Bowser Jr. is the bosse in these two airships.

King Boo and Goomboss also are secrets bosses in the game. King Boo is the one of the Plateau Secret House and Goomboss the one of the Cave Secret-2, two secret levels. The player can accesses to the Mysterious Road by beating one of these bosses.

Items and Power-Ups

Here is the list of the Items and Power-Ups.

The list of Mario's transformations can be found just here.


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