With the Starman , which can only be found in Brick Blocks, Mario turns invincible for a short amount of time, and can defeat enemies by simply touching them. In the years that followed, it has been ported to many other systems, including a release on the Virtual Console for the Wii , Nintendo 3DS , and Wii U. A bell at each level's end activates a minigame , where the player can try to get extra lives.

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Retrieved December 1, Several new power-ups appear following the new game mechanics, and many of these return in its sequel, Super Mario Galaxy 2. The game's physics system gives each celestial object its own gravitational force , which lets the player circumnavigate rounded or irregular planetoids by walking sideways or upside down.