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Super Mario Maker (Series) Review

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Posted: 16 months ago, last updated 2 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Super Mario Maker is a game-making system. It’s simpler than tools like Dreams or Roblox, but still offers a huge array of ways to create running and jumping platform games that can then be shared online. You can play hundreds of games that other people have created.
  • Super Mario Maker is on Nintendo Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
  • Super Mario Maker 2 is on Nintendo Switch

DetailsGame Details

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 10/09/2015

Platforms: Nintendo 2DS|3DS, Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Wii U

Genres: Action, Creative and Platform

Accessibility: 1 feature

Developer: @Nintendo

CommitmentCommitment

Duration: It takes between half an hour and 1 hour to play a round of this game. Although you can’t finish the game because there is always more to create and play, game making sessions are usually an hour or so.
 
Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room and up to 4 players online. You can create and play levels designed for co-operative or competitive play for up to four players.

CostsCosts

Super Mario Maker usually costs £15.99 to £49.99.
 

Super Mario Maker

Wii U £34.99

Super Mario Maker 2

Switch £49.99

Super Mario Maker For Nintendo 3DS

2DS|3DS £15.99
 
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.  

You will need Nintendo Online (must be 18 to purchase, but can be any age to use) to play online with Nintendo Switch. This game supports Nintendo's amiibo, figurines and cards that can be purchased separately to unlock in-game items.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

This game has been rated ESRB EVERYONE.

 

PEGI 3 with occasional, very mild violence in a comical or abstract context.


User-Generated Content: This game includes content created by other players, such as maps, outfits and items, that are not reflected in the game rating.

Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.

AccessibilityAccessibility


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