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Super Mario Maker coming to 3DS

In one of two Wii U to 3DS conversions announced today, Nintendo is making a bite sized version of Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS! Now Nintendo 3DS owners will have access to a near-unlimited wealth of Super Mario courses to play! Players can also create courses with nearly all the tools available in the original Wii U version, along with interactive lessons. In a feature unique to the Nintendo 3DS version, friends who each have their...

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New Super Mario Maker Update goes Live Today

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The latest update for Super Mario Maker goes live today. More than 6.2 million courses from players around the world are available for others to play, and now tomorrow’s update will add a Super Expert mode to the 100-Mario Challenge. The mode is unlocked after you clear Expert mode. Super Expert Mode dishes out six extremely tough courses. Additionally, 12 new Mystery Mushroom costumes have been added to 100 Mario Challenge. The update also provides level creators...

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Super Mario Maker servers down for Maintenence

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Nintendo currently carrying out maintenance to fix a bug that occurs in “Create” mode and has taken the Super Mario Maker servers offline. Until the updates are complete, online services for the game will be unavailable. Nintendo is in the midst of preparing a software update to fix this bug. The online service will be available again after the software update is distributed. This maintenance is expected to be completed by tomorrow evening.

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Super Mario Maker Updates Adds Captain Toad & Birdo Costumes For Europe

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Just in time for the Christmas holidays Nintendo Europe has unveiled a brand new update for Super Mario Maker that brings three brand new costumes to the level building title. If you boot up Super Mario Maker on Christmas Day you can score yourself a pretty sweet costume featuring everyone’s favorite adventuring fungus, Captain Toad.  All you have to do is complete a special event course to unlock Mario’s little buddy. Another set of unlockable character costumes...

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Nintendo Unveils The Miiverse’s Top 3 Games For Wii U / 3DS

Nintendo has unveiled the most popular games as measured via traffic on their Miiverse social media website / Wii U application.  This year didn’t feature the two big marquee releases for Wii U – Star Fox: Zero and The Legend of Zelda Wii U, as both of those games got delayed into 2016. However, it was strong year nonetheless for both platforms with releases including the surprise hit Splatoon, the ever inventive Mario Maker, monsters causing mayhem...

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Super Mario Maker Drives Wii U Sales Up 110% For September!

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Sales of Nintendo’s current generation platform, the Wii U increased an impressive 110% when compared with August 2015. Nintendo attributes this absolutely impressive uptick in sales to the release of Super Mario Maker which has moved over 500,000 units in the U.S.A since launching on September 11th. To quote Nintendo’s press-release, since they put it best: Perhaps the biggest impact however has been on hardware sales. For the full month of September, sales of Wii U hardware...

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Super Mario Maker Stage coming to Smash

Prepare for a new battle state in Super Smash Bros for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS! Starting September 30th you’ll be able to battle on a special extra stage inspired by Super Mario Maker. The stage will be available for both the Wii U and 3DS versions of the game and will feature random levels. Each time you play the stage you’ll be greeted with a random level, spread across the four different styles. Best of all...

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Super Mario Maker Supports Sonic, Pit & Splatoon Amiibo

Remember a few months ago back at E3 when Nintendo revealed that certain Amiibo like the Wii Fit trainer would change Mario’s sprite in Super Mario Maker?  Well it turns out you can earn this skins for the red plumber without forking over nearly forty bucks for a Wii Fit trainer or other rare Amiibo. They can be unlocked by completing the 100 Mario challenge instead! Also spotted by GoNintendo were screen-grabs posted on the Miiverse that...

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