: : : : : Super Mario Maker
Nintendo's surprise announcement during a recent Nintendo Direct, Mario Maker allows players to go retro and create their own original Super Mario Bros. levels to play and share with friends. It's a mix between the simple side-scrolling action of the very first Super Mario Bros. and a newly designed system which is really just a glorified map editor. Just imagine the stacks of goombas that can be made, though. Imagine it!

Mario Maker was apparently originally designed to be an internal tool at Nintendo to make additional Super Mario Bros. levels quickly. However, as it came together it became obvious that it held much more potential as a tool for players to easily create their own custom experiences.

The sharing functionality still remains to be described. Fans have expressed interest in sending custom levels to their fans, which is a reasonably simple request. However, they've also requested ways to collect levels and rate them, a feature that Nintendo has yet to tackle with its recent exploration into online functionality.

Official URL

WarioBro owns Super Mario Maker

The holiday season will be upon us before we even realize what time it is. Thankfully, we have... posted Aug 24, 15 11:37am

Nintendo of America has announced that the Dr. Mario amiibo will be exclusive to Target retailers... posted Aug 20, 15 7:41pm

Long-time Nintendo fans might be delighted with this fun tidbit featured in Super Mario Maker. The... posted Aug 18, 15 10:17am

Nintendo has detailed release plans for twelve upcoming amiibo figures, including Super Mario... posted Aug 05, 15 5:41pm

Amiibo hunters out there could have a neat deal waiting for them. Today, a user on Reddit revealed... posted Jul 31, 15 12:08pm

Update: Clarified that all character skins can be unlocked through regular play. Amiibo are the... posted Jul 29, 15 9:58am

Jul 23, 15 7:58am
added 2 new concept art
Jun 18, 15 12:30pm
added 25 new concept art

Yeah, you've got your Super Smas Bros. Wii U and your Mario Kart 8, you've got your Xenoblade... posted Jun 17, 15 2:14pm

Jun 17, 15 5:40pm
added 8 new screenshots
Jun 05, 15 10:08am
added 7 new screenshots

According to an interview with Takashi Tezuka, a video game developer at Nintendo, in EDGE... posted Aug 26, 14 7:26pm

$  Compare Prices
4 want | 1 own
8.9 / 10
View all 15 screenshots