Mario Maker News


New Super Mario Maker update introduces new items, costumes, and 'Super Expert' difficulty

By Daniel Perez, Mar 09, 2016 7:50am PST

We can't even begin to imagine how hard 'Super Expert' difficulty levels will be.


"https://supermariomakerbookmark.nintendo.net/courses/25A4-0000-019E-5089 7 clears / 1410 attempts"

- the man with the briefcase see all 2 comments

Mario is Missing Enemies: Which of Mario's Foes Deserve to be in Super Mario Maker

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 02, 2015 11:30am PDT

Super Mario Maker offers a staggering amount of tools and options for any player's custom level needs. But even with a multitude of toys to play with, some of Mario's foes haven't made it to the party. Which of Mario's bad guys deserve to join in on the fun?


"While Mario Maker is fantastic, there really is a lot they could add. There is a whole Reddit ..."

- TroZ see all 7 comments

Super Mario Maker SUP-tember video spotlights four courses worth downloading

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 17, 2015 1:45pm PDT

Finding good levels in Super Mario Maker can be tough, but the Nintendo Minute crew on Nintendo's YouTube channel has spotlighted four potential gems worth trying out.


Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS will add a Super Mario Maker stage on September 30

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 14, 2015 6:39pm PDT

The magic of Super Mario Maker cannot be contained solely on its own disc, which is why a new Mario Maker stage is coming to Super Smash Bros. at the end of this month.


Nintendo celebrates Mario's 30th anniversary with special behind-the-scenes video

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 14, 2015 9:45am PDT

Mario's official 30th anniversary was on Sunday and Nintendo celebrated the occasion with a very special behind-the-scenes look at the making of the original Super Mario Bros. and how the process has led to Super Mario Maker.


"Heavy props to Serpico74 for helping put this together! Great job, friend!"

- OzzieMejia see all 4 comments

Super Mario Maker 1.01 day one patch will address item unlocks

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 10, 2015 4:25pm PDT

While those that reviewed Super Mario Maker had to wait nine days to unlock all of the level editor's set pieces, it appears that Nintendo is about to release a day one patch that throws that idea out the window.


"It's still bizarre to me that Nintendo has actually entered the internet era. Seems they've been ..."

- Zek see all 3 comments

Super Mario Maker amiibo costumes revealed in new video

By Daniel Perez, Sep 09, 2015 7:08am PDT

A new video shows all of the different amiibo costumes Mario can wear in Super Mario Maker.


"Nope, you can unlock them by playing the 100 mario mode. Not sure if you can get 100% of them, ..."

- JohnnyRey see all 5 comments

Super Mario Maker Wii U bundle coming to Walmart on September 11

By Daniel Perez, Aug 24, 2015 7:10am PDT

Nintendo has revealed it will offer a Super Mario Maker Wii U bundle when the game releases, but it'll be only available to purchase at Walmart in the US and Canada.


"So were you able to get the $47 price or the $52 price? I went back to test it and my price is ..."

- alphablu see all 26 comments

Super Mario Maker - Surviving the 10 Mario Challenge

By Shack Staff, Aug 21, 2015 5:00pm PDT

Super Mario Maker goes beyond creating and playing custom levels. The game will also revolve challenges around custom stages and today, Shacknews is running through the 10 Mario Challenge.


Shack Reels: Hands-on with Super Mario Maker and... Skinny Mario

By Shack Staff, Aug 18, 2015 4:00pm PDT

Super Mario Maker is full of surprises, as Shacknews Showcase's Andrew Zucosky is finding out. Join him for a look at how to create levels, jump into the new game modes, and... witness something that probably should not be.


"That gets me thinking. I wonder if there's a limit to how large and labyrinthine you can make ..."

- OzzieMejia see all 6 comments

Super Mario Maker video highlights how we'll unlock tools, inject music, and more

By Daniel Perez, Aug 12, 2015 9:41am PDT

A new Super Mario Maker video was released today that highlights a number of features we can expect from the game, including how we'll unlock additional tools.


Next Amiibo waves start in September

By Steve Watts, Aug 05, 2015 7:15am PDT

Nintendo has detailed the dates you'll be able to get your hands on that 8-bit Mario, Ganondorf, Bowser Jr., and more.


Shack Reels: Super Mario Maker Gameplay

By Shack Staff, Jul 17, 2015 10:30am PDT

Watch Shacknews play (and fail a couple times) a pre-made level found in Super Mario Maker!


"It was me, I have brought shame to my family with those run throughs. Super Mario Maker has ..."

- SquidWizard see all 11 comments

E3 2015: Super Mario Maker gets creative in September

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 16, 2015 9:50am PDT

After making waves during the Nintendo World Championships, Super Mario Maker now has a release date.


Most Anticipated 2015: Steve's Picks

By Steve Watts, Jan 09, 2015 1:00pm PST

Welcome to 2015! As is tradition, the Shacknews staff weighs in on the games they're most looking forward to in the new year. Here are Editor-in-Chief Steve's picks.


"I can't wait for Zelda. I have very high expectations but I think it will deliver. Mighty No. ..."

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