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Video:Cheats and Secrets for Super Mario Bros. for Nintendo DS

with Vincent Modica

Super Mario Bros. for Nintendo DS has plenty of cheat codes to excel in the game and uncover entertaining Easter egg secrets. Check out this how-to video from About.com to learn how to unlock hidden codes in Super Mario Bros. for Nintendo DS.See Transcript

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Transcript:Cheats and Secrets for Super Mario Bros. for Nintendo DS

Hi, I'm Vincent Modica for About.com today I'm going to be showing you some of the many secrets in New Super Mario Bros.

Super Mario Bros. for Nintendo DS is a Retro-Styled Game

New Super Mario Bros. is the first side scrolling Mario game in years. With new power ups, hidden levels and tons of exits, New Super Mario bros. may be the best retro style Mario Bros. game to date.

In Level 1-2 use the wood block at the end of the stage to climb to the top of the stage. Run pass the warp pipe to a second pipe. This will lead you to an alternate exit which will take you on a separate path which allows you to skip level 1-3. In world 1 tower bring a blue shell power up. Around the half way point you will see a which launches you up. This pipe will launch you past the door. Go down to the door and enter the room. Head to the upper right to find a secret pipe. Using the blue shell power up break the blocks. And head towards the exit to unlock a cannon to world 5.

Level Two Cheats in New Super Mario Bros. for Nintendo DS

In stage 2-3 head to the part of the stage where you hit the switch to make the water rise. Hit the switch and head to the right quickly. Go up to where the opening is and quickly run left and hit another switch. Then head right and up to find the next secret exit which will lead you to stage 2-A. In stage 2 –A at the end of the stage head to the last spring and bounce on the red coopers head to regain air. From there on float to the upper platform and go through the orange pipe to find the secret exit and the cannon to world 5.

In stage 2-4 bring a long a mini mushroom to the area where there are water and piranha plants. Activate your mushroom and run to the left to find the secret exit and alternate path bypassing stage 2-5. In world 2 castle if you bring along a tiny mushroom and beat the mummipokey boss while tiny, you'll be able to go to world 4 instead of world 3.

Level 5 Secrets in Super Mario Bros. for Nintendo DS

In stage 5-2 near the end of the stage you will see a fork in the road. And a pipe hanging from the ceiling with a piranha plant hanging out. Jump into it to find an alternate exit, that will take you to a warp pipe that will take you to stage 5-3.

In stage 5-b bring a blue shell and head to the end if the level. Instead of jumping on the flag head back onto the left onto the floating ramp and walk over the stage. Use the blue shell to break the blocks and head on over to the alternate exit. This will lead you to the warp pipe to for world 5 castle, In world 5 castle bring along a tiny mushroom and defeat Petey Piranha as tiny Mario to find a path to world 7.

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