Super Mario Galaxy 2 will be hitting shelves in May. May? Yes May. May 23rd to be exact. Why in May you ask? It may have something to do with the fact that the month of May usually has little to offer on a consistent basis year to year for video games. The release date for SMG2 was announced in San Francisco, so it may be that this will only be the date for North America – sorry Europe.
Article from Gamersyndrome.com