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Best Nintendo 3DS Games – #29 Super Mario Maker

Developer: Nintendo

Release Date: December 2nd, 2016

Synopsis: The nearly infinite creative capabilities of Super Mario Maker are now able to travel on the go in the 3DS version of 2015’s biggest hit. Sans the daily time gating of new features, instead Super Mario Maker features new tutorials from Yamamura and Mary O. that illustrate basic and advanced features alongside design ideas to help you create your courses. Though a lack of online sharing features means you’ll need the console versions to show your best courses to the world, there’s still plenty to play if platforming is your preference. The 100 Mario Challenge, various online challenges, and hours of achievements will keep you plenty busy.

Why It’s One Of The Best Nintendo Games: Gutted of its best online features, you’d think the handheld Super Mario Maker would fall flat on its face, yet Nintendo pulls off a miracle again by adding enough new magic to keep the creativity flowing wherever you take the game. You don’t want to skip the tutorials from Yamamura and Mary O. even as a seasoned veteran, because you’ll learn new design techniques and philosophies as well as unlock new tools at a rapid pace. You’re taught how to create by playing, a concept which successfully unites Super Mario Maker’s two primary features into a tightly-knit whole. And there are still ways to get in on the platforming fun with 100 Mario Challenges and unlockable levels, so you’ll have plenty of fun between your creative bursts.

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