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    Super Mario Maker

    Game » consists of 11 releases. Released Sep 11, 2015

    This Nintendo Wii U game lets players make their own levels based on four different Super Mario Bros. games, with a deep level of customization and built-in level sharing systems to let other players enjoy their work.

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    Overview

    Super Mario Maker allows the user to create custom Mario levels. The game includes Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Mario World, and New Super Mario Bros. U settings, and the user interface is deliberately reminiscent of the GUI from the Super Nintendo classic, Mario Paint, including the random appearance of flies on the screen that the player can swat and the use of a dog and a robot to represent the undo and save functions, respectively.

    Though stages allow for a limited total width, they can be designed to force Mario to move both right and left. There also appears to be new power-ups not included in any previous Mario titles, including Luigi Mushrooms, which make Mario much taller and skinnier, and Mystery Mushrooms, which give Mario one of a variety of costumes based on other Nintendo characters.

    Gameplay

    The player can freely switch between edit and play mode at any time, allowing the player to play-test stages in progress. Most elements of a stage's layout can be edited, including the placement of pits and their width, pipe placement and height, question mark blocks and other floating blocks, moving platforms, coins, and enemies. Items can be freely arranged in ways that would not be seen in a real Mario game, such as by stacking a Goomba, a Koopa Troopa, and a Piranha Plant on top of each other. Players can also include a variety of extra sound effects in their levels, including ones they record themselves, though unfortunately, to prevent potentially exposing children to obscene language or noises, these recorded sound effects are not included when levels are shared online. These sound effects can be triggered by things such as enemies performing an attack, objects emerging from pipes, or even simply walking Mario over an invisible trigger.

    Mario Maker supports the sharing of levels online as well a ranking system for the most popular levels. The game also includes a 100 Mario Challenge mode, wherein players must complete 16 randomly selected user levels with only 100 lives at their disposal, and a harder variant known as 10 Mario Challenge, where the player only has 10 lives to clear 8 premade courses.

    Amiibo Support

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    The "30th Anniversary 8-bit Mario" amiibo, in both Classic and Modern varieties

    A special "30th Anniversary 8-bit Mario" amiibo was released alongside the game in Classic colors faithful to the original Super Mario Bros. sprite and Modern colors which are more in line with Mario's current appearance. The amiibo itself is much larger than the standard figures and, appropriately, when used with the game will allow the player to add a Mega Mushroom to their course, causing Mario (or an enemy it's been applied to) to grow much bigger than normal.

    Super Mario Maker supports over 100 other amiibo figures/cards, using them to unlock various costumes based on the appropriate character for use in the game which can be donned by using a Mystery Mushroom power up. However, these costumes can only be used in the original Super Mario Bros. tileset. These costumes (as well as many others not tied to amiibo) can also be unlocked on their own without the use of the amiibo figures by completing various challenges such as the 100 Mario Challenge.

    Development

    Super Mario Maker was announced during Nintendo's digital event at E3 2014 on June 10, 2014 as simply Mario Maker. The name change to Super Mario Maker was announced at the Nintendo World Championships on June 14th, 2015. It was released on September 11th, 2015 for the Nintendo Wii U and coincides with the 30th Anniversary of the release of Super Mario Bros. for the Nintendo Entertainment System.

    Mystery Mushroom Costumes

    1. Mystery Mushroom (pulls randomly from unlocked costumes)
    2. Mario (modern recolor)
    3. Peach
    4. Luigi
    5. Bowser
    6. Goomba
    7. ? Block
    8. Trampoline
    9. Toad
    10. Bowser Jr.
    11. Mario (Silver)
    12. Gold Mario
    13. Builder Mario
    14. Yoshi
    15. Shy Guy
    16. Wario
    17. Rosalina & Luma
    18. Sidestepper
    19. Shellcreeper
    20. Mario (Mario Bros.)
    21. Dr. Mario
    22. Kart Mario
    23. Waluigi
    24. Green Yarn Yoshi
    25. Pink Yarn Yoshi
    26. Light-Blue Yarn Yoshi
    27. Mega Yarn Yoshi
    28. Donkey Kong Jr.
    29. Donkey Kong
    30. Diddy Kong
    31. Kirby
    32. King Dedede
    33. Meta Knight
    34. Pit
    35. Palutena
    36. Dark Pit
    37. Mega Man
    38. Samus
    39. Zero Suit Samus
    40. R.O.B.
    41. Marth
    42. Ike
    43. Lucina
    44. Robin
    45. Pikachu
    46. Charizard
    47. Jigglypuff
    48. Mewtwo
    49. Lucario
    50. Greninja
    51. Captain Olimar
    52. Pikmin
    53. Link
    54. Zelda
    55. Ganondorf
    56. Sheik
    57. Tingle
    58. Toon Link
    59. Shulk
    60. Ness
    61. Lucas
    62. Inkling Squid
    63. Inkling Boy
    64. Inkling Girl
    65. Wii Balance Board
    66. Wii Fit Trainer
    67. Chibi-Robo
    68. Villager
    69. Tom Nook
    70. K. K. Slider
    71. Resetti
    72. Rover
    73. Timmy & Tommy
    74. Blathers
    75. Mabel
    76. Kapp'n
    77. Celeste
    78. Kicks
    79. Isabelle (Summer Outfit)
    80. Isabelle (Winter Outfit)
    81. Digby
    82. Cyrus
    83. Reese
    84. Lottie
    85. Captain Falcon
    86. Mr. Game & Watch
    87. Sonic
    88. Duck Hunt
    89. Pac-Man
    90. Foreman Spike
    91. Little Mac
    92. Fox McCloud
    93. Falco Lombardi
    94. Slippy Toad
    95. Peppy Hare
    96. Arwing
    97. Mahjong Tile
    98. Dr. Lobe
    99. Ashley
    100. Nikki
    101. Fighter Fly
    102. Totem Link
    103. Arino Kacho
    104. Super Mario Kun
    105. Cat Mario
    106. Cat Peach
    107. Necky
    108. Frog Mario
    109. Mario Trio
    110. GLA
    111. Felyne
    112. Sky Pop
    113. Arcade Bunny
    114. Master Belch
    115. Mr. Saturn
    116. Captain Toad
    117. Excitebike
    118. Birdo
    119. Yamamura
    120. Daisy
    121. E. Gadd
    122. Bulbasaur
    123. Charmander
    124. Squirtle
    125. Chitoge Kirisaki
    126. Barbara the Bat
    127. Statue Mario
    128. Mary O.
    129. Toadette
    130. Yu Ayasaki
    131. Starfy
    132. Wolf Link
    133. Balloon Fighter
    134. Nabbit
    135. Tetra
    136. Donbe
    137. Hikari
    138. Ayumi Tachibana
    139. Baby Mario
    140. Iris Archwell
    141. Mallo
    142. Bubbles
    143. Disk-kun
    144. Volleyball Player
    145. Babymetal
    146. Popo & Nana
    147. Hello Kitty
    148. My Melody
    149. Shaun the Sheep
    150. Undodog
    151. Dr. Kawashima
    152. Callie
    153. Marie

    Reception

    The game was very well received both commercially and critically. It has sold 3.73 million copies worldwide as of September 30, 2016.

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