Nintendo Announces 'Mario Maker' Level Designer For Wii U

Nintendo-Wii-U-Mario-Maker-AnnouncedAlso arriving from E3 this year is quite possibly the best idea to ever come out of a classic game - Mario Maker. If you've ever dreamed of tackling a level flooded with Koopa Troopers, or one involving near impossible jumps, now's your chance. Nintendo's latest title starring our favourite plumber is a fully fledge level designing utility for Wii U.

Using assets from the original 1985 classic, players will soon be able to sculpt their very own levels exactly as they want in Mario Maker, and then play out their creations. Featuring a user interface similar to that of Mario Paint, classic gamers will feel right at home, even down to the bonus addition of fly-swatting mechanics.

As great as this is for retro gamers, Mario Maker also allows gamers to switch between the 8-bit visual style and that of the more recent New Super Mario Bros on the fly. The game is not due for release until 2015, so be prepared to have to jot down your level ideas until then.

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Last Updated ( 11 June 2014 )  


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