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A 3D platformer game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii in 2010. It's the sequel to Super Mario Galaxy.

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Which Super Mario Galaxy 2 challenge requires the player to activate four switches in 10 seconds?

I recall a challenge in Super Mario Galaxy where you had around 10 seconds to activate 4 switches (Level Switches I guess they would have been). It was a square/rectangular area and you had to go to ...
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Can you revert the bronze stars to gold?

If I got a Bronze Star can I turn it back into a power star by doing something or is it impossible?
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Why does Dolphin Emulator randomly freeze?

for some reason, when I was playing Dolphin 5.0, my game (Super Mario Galaxy 2 but this happens with all games) randomly freezes. I don't know what happened and there were no answers for how to fix ...
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Daredevil Run not appearing

I picked up Super Mario Galaxy 2 again because I never completed it. Now I'm at Grandmaster Galaxy 1 already, and I got the first star and the comet thingy, but Squizzard's Daredevil Run doesn't show ...
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Dolphin emulator: Mouse cursor only works sometimes

I have Super Mario Galaxy 2 in the Dolphin Emulator. Since I have to point for certain things and use the joystick on the nunchuck for general movement (and I don't have a USB sensor bar), I want to ...
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Dolphin emulator: Nunchuck stuck in forward right direction

I have Super Mario Galaxy 2 in the Dolphin Emulator. Since I have to point for certain things and use the joystick on the nunchuck for general movement (and I don't have a USB sensor bar), I want to ...
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Shaking a virtual wiimote

I have Super Mario Galaxy 2 in the Dolphin Emulator. Since I have to point for certain things and use the joystick on the nunchuck for general movement (and I don't have a USB sensor bar), I want to ...
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Where is the last green star in the Clockwork Ruins Galaxy?

I have gotten all of the stars for the Clockwork Ruins Galaxy except for the last green star (the third one). I have searched everywhere for it and can't seem to find it. I feel it might be off the ...
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Do shadow people exist?

I always remember a rumor that in super Mario galaxy there was a level where you could see some shadow people just standing there and watching you. Was this rumor actually true, if so on what level ...
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Increase performance (Settings for Super Mario Galaxy 2)

I tried to play Super Mario Galaxy 2 on my laptop, with the dolphin emulator. Unfortunately it won't play over 20-30 fps and is very laggy. Also the speed is too slow. It's the same with GameCube, the ...
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How do you beat the Grandmaster Galaxy in SMG2?

I've been stuck on the Grandmaster Galaxy for a couple years now. I can make it to the Boomerang Bros., where the goal is nearly in sight, but I can't make it past them. How do I get past them?
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How many Stars do I need to complete the story?

In Super Mario Galaxy 2, do I have to collect every star on every planet to complete the story portion of the game (I am not trying to collect everything, just what I need to progress)? If not, what ...
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How do you defeat Bowser Jr. at the end of World 3?

In Super Mario Galaxy 2, you have to fight Bowser Jr. who is in a giant robot suit sort of thing. You have Yoshi, and there are Bullet Bills flying at you. I've figured out that I have to get Yoshi to ...
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What's the quickest way to get extra lives in Super Mario Galaxy 2?

All 240 stars are mine! There is now just one galaxy left, the Grandmaster. On my first attempt, it gobbled up 30 lives like my kids eat ice cream. It wasn't pretty. Before I tackle it again, I'm ...
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How do I unlock the final galaxy in Super Mario Galaxy 2's world S?

I've finished Super Mario Galaxy 2. At least, I though I had. It appears there is a mysterious, unnamed final galaxy in world S. How do I unlock and get to this galaxy?
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What is the ending in Super Mario Galaxy 2?

I've collected 241 stars in Super Mario Galaxy 2. I'm missing the last one, where you have to go through a very complex level without dying. I tried to beat this level for maybe 3-4 hours, but then ...
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Is there a point to collecting coins in Super Mario Galaxy 2?

Is there a further benefit to gathering coins in Super Mario Galaxy 2 beyond getting an extra life for every 100 coins you gather? I know that in at least one level, you need coins to convince a Luma ...
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Bronze Stars vs. Power Stars

In Super Mario Galaxy 2, if you use the Cosmic Guide to finish a level, you are informed that you will receive a "Bronze Star" instead of a "Power Star". I assumed that meant that it wouldn't increase ...
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Problems collecting comet medals in Super Mario Galaxy 2

I try to collect the comet medals that I missed in galaxies where I've already got a star. I collect it, but at the end, the medal is not stored. What am I doing wrong?
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What do the gray/silver crown icons mean in Super Mario Galaxy 2?

In Super Mario Galaxy 2 for the Nintendo Wii, when choosing a galaxy to go to, some galaxies have a gray (or maybe silver is a better description) crown-like icon next to them. I can't tell if this is ...
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What does it mean when a ghost has appeared in a galaxy in Super Mario Galaxy 2?

Sometimes after getting a star in Super Mario Galaxy 2 for the Nintendo Wii, often after playing as Luigi, I will get a message similar to: A ghost has appeared in the some galaxy name galaxy! ...
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How does Super Mario Galaxy 2 differ from Super Mario Galaxy?

From reviews I still don't get if Super Mario Galaxy 2 is a must-have game if I have already played a lot of the first Super Mario Galaxy. In what ways is it different from its predecessor, and how ...
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Which galaxies in Super Mario Galaxy 2 are borrowed from previous Mario games?

I've noticed some of the galaxies seem to be from previous Mario games - Honeyhop (Super Mario Galaxy), Throwback (Super Mario 64) and Twisty Trials (Super Mario Sunshine) Galaxies. Are there any ...
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Where is Peach after I finished Super Mario Galaxy 1 or 2?

I finished the story in Super Mario Galaxy 1 and 2 and rescued Peach. I often play with my 5 year old daughter, who is very happy that Peach is safe again. However, she is nowhere to be seen! Even ...
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How many stars are there in Super Mario Galaxy 2?

I've read in reviews of Super Mario Galaxy 2 that it has 240 stars. Are there really 240 unique stars? Or is it like the first Super Mario Galaxy, where you get 120 stars, then have the option to ...
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How do you get to the hidden star in Boulder Bowl Galaxy

I've been trying to collect as many stars as I can before moving onto the next world in Super Mario Galaxy 2. I'm up to World 4, but in Boulder Bowl Galaxy on World 2 there is a hidden star that is ...
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