This is the first platformer since Super Mario Bros. 2 to feature Toad as a playable character.
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During development, it was considered to give Mario a new, chicken-themed power-up. It's not officially known was the intent of the power-up would have been, but it is largely accepted that it was converted into the Penguin Suit.
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Before NSMB Wii's official release, an Australian gamer obtained a copy and uploaded it to a file-sharing site. Nintendo tracked him down, sued him for copyright infringement, and handily won. The uploader was ordered to pay $1,300,000 in damages as well as $100,000 in legal fees.
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Connection to Other Media
If You Jump And Get Hit at The Same Second, You Can do A Double Jump!
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