I got this game a week ago on US import. It's the first import I've bought in years and I must say I'm impressed. The game only cost me £30 (a far cry from buying imports years ago). The game itself is very much like the first super mario on the nes. It's much better though and has loads of secrets. I'd recomend this game to any mario fan (I bought a 2nd hand DS just to play it). I don't know what the uk one will cost but if you can get it on import for the same price I got it for go for it.