Mario Maker 3DS Is Coming To A 3DS Near You

The popular level-creation tool is coming to Nintendo's handheld. 

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If you enjoyed creating courses for other Mario fans to devour in Super Mario Maker for Wii U, you'll soon be able to take that fun on the road with the upcoming Mario Maker 3DS, newly announced during today's 3DS-focused Nintendo Direct.

The new release will be focused on bringing players together with local friends, allowing you to share courses via wireless and including most (but not all) of the courses from the original Wii U release.

With it hitting during the holidays, you should have no excuse for not creating courses for all of your favorite Shack friends and editors since you can get your practice in on the Wii U version. Saddle up with your new Galaxy 3DS and get to work! We'll be waiting to see what you come up with.

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    September 1, 2016 7:16 AM

    Brittany Vincent posted a new article, Mario Maker 3DS Is Coming To A 3DS Near You

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      September 1, 2016 7:27 AM

      oh shit son

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      September 1, 2016 7:55 AM

      I think this, combined with a nearby gamestore's sale on the system itself, is a sign that I should finally buy a 2DS

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      September 1, 2016 7:58 AM

      Nice, maybe on 3DS when I upload a level, people will actually play it and it won't get removed from the servers while other garbage trash levels get to stay up.

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      September 1, 2016 7:58 AM

      welp there's another like 2M 3ds sales

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      September 1, 2016 8:07 AM

      No online sharing? Wth?

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      September 1, 2016 8:21 AM

      That's rad! :)

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      September 1, 2016 8:31 AM

      No online sharing sucks. It would be cool if you could at least transfer your 3dd courses to the wii u version and upload them that way

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      September 1, 2016 8:34 AM

      Nice! Like that they are porting more stuff to 3DS. I really hope NX consolidates the console and hand held platforms into one, as rumored.

      Also, I'm awaiting the inevitable Zelda Dungeon Maker.

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      September 1, 2016 12:24 PM

      Sounds like it would be a killer app if only it had 100% feature parity. I hope they can bring this to the NX. I want to see more new Maker games as well, i.e. Zelda or a variety pack of various franchises.

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      September 1, 2016 12:40 PM

      Seems dumb. I didn't ask for this.

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        September 1, 2016 2:31 PM

        You got a stock market mini-game, so be happy.

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      September 1, 2016 4:32 PM

      Honestly I think this would have been a good move for the NX launch.