Nintendo Announces 2D Mario Game for 3DS

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#1 Posted by charizard1605 (77405 posts) -

At their investors meeting, Nintendo announced that a new 2D sidescrolling Mario game would be coming to the 3DS in the fiscal year 2012-13.

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They really are going all out, aren't they?

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#2 Posted by Demonjoe93 (9869 posts) -

That's not surprising.

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#3 Posted by Thefatness16 (4673 posts) -

Yet another game to pick when I get a 3DS.

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#4 Posted by Stevo_the_gamer (44435 posts) -
That sounds pretty good to me.
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#5 Posted by jadjei (379 posts) -

Yet another game to pick when I get a 3DS.

Thefatness16

This.

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#6 Posted by deactivated-57ad0e5285d73 (21398 posts) -

At their investors meeting, Nintendo announced that a new 2D sidescrolling Mario game would be coming to the 3DS in the fiscal year 2012-13.

SOURCE

They really are going all out, aren't they?

charizard1605

All out as in........taking an already designed game and releasing a map pack for 3DS? Hardly all out, sorry. This is coming from a huge Nintendo fan. I like 3DLand, but there is still yet to be a killer app imo. Mario Kart, perhaps, but one that defines the console, nope? I hope the original zelda title is not a disappointment.

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#7 Posted by Cherokee_Jack (32198 posts) -
They didn't say it was NSMB. Unless I'm missing something.
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#8 Posted by rasengan2552 (4981 posts) -

Yet another game to pick when I get a 3DS.

Thefatness16
That sounds pretty good to me.Stevo_the_gamer
This is complete bull**** SW has double standards for rehashes. Nintendo is sacred I see is resistant to being repetitive.
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#9 Posted by charizard1605 (77405 posts) -
[QUOTE="Cherokee_Jack"]They didn't say it was NSMB. Unless I'm missing something.

2D sidescrolling Mario game. Has to be NSMB.
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#10 Posted by AmayaPapaya (9029 posts) -

I like New Super Mario Brothers on the DS a ton more than the Wii. I feel like the 2D games find a nice home on handhelds. That said, it wouldn't make me buy a 3DS. I vastly prefer the likes of DK or Rayman over 2D mario any day.

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#11 Posted by Stevo_the_gamer (44435 posts) -

This is complete bull**** SW has double standards for rehashes. Nintendo is sacred I see is resistant to being repetitive.rasengan2552
Wat.

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#12 Posted by funsohng (29130 posts) -
It's now even more difficult to wait for the inevitable revision....
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#13 Posted by ImSwordMan (2273 posts) -

Sounds like good news to me

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#14 Posted by Eponique (17859 posts) -
[QUOTE="rasengan2552"] This is complete bull**** SW has double standards for rehashes. Nintendo is sacred I see is resistant to being repetitive.

lol cows be mad.
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#15 Posted by Haziqonfire (36344 posts) -

Seems kind of early ... but hopefully it's more like New Super Mario Bros Wii than it is like New Super Mario Bros DS.

Some online connectivity and a level editor that you can share with your friends/other people and download QR codes of levels would be amazing.

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#16 Posted by UNcartMe (647 posts) -

omg omg a mario game every year! talk about being worse than call of duty. nintendo are the smartest rehashers out there!

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#17 Posted by Demonjoe93 (9869 posts) -

[QUOTE="rasengan2552"] This is complete bull**** SW has double standards for rehashes. Nintendo is sacred I see is resistant to being repetitive.Eponique
lol cows be mad.

He's kinda got a point. They just released a Mario game a few months ago.

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#18 Posted by charizard1605 (77405 posts) -

[QUOTE="Eponique"][QUOTE="rasengan2552"] This is complete bull**** SW has double standards for rehashes. Nintendo is sacred I see is resistant to being repetitive.Demonjoe93

lol cows be mad.

He's kinda got a point. They just released a Mario game a few months ago.

Different series, brah. Mario 3D =/= Mario 2D.
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#19 Posted by freedomfreak (49059 posts) -

Like that Wii game?

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#20 Posted by Eponique (17859 posts) -

[QUOTE="Eponique"][QUOTE="rasengan2552"] This is complete bull**** SW has double standards for rehashes. Nintendo is sacred I see is resistant to being repetitive.Demonjoe93

lol cows be mad.

He's kinda got a point. They just released a Mario game a few months ago.

So did Uncharted. Even then, there's no other game like Super Mario 3D Land, and NSMB3D won't be anything like it either.
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#21 Posted by Demonjoe93 (9869 posts) -

[QUOTE="Demonjoe93"]

[QUOTE="Eponique"] lol cows be mad.charizard1605

He's kinda got a point. They just released a Mario game a few months ago.

Different series, brah. Mario 3D =/= Mario 2D.

They're still releasing too many core Mario games at a time for this to be considered rehash, especially if it's just anothe NSMB.

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#22 Posted by JohnF111 (14186 posts) -

Another Mario? Who would have known! Mario's name is being milked to hell.

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#23 Posted by Giancar (19155 posts) -
Ehhh, hopefully this one is better than the ***** that was the wii version
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#24 Posted by Demonjoe93 (9869 posts) -

[QUOTE="Demonjoe93"]

[QUOTE="Eponique"] lol cows be mad.Eponique

He's kinda got a point. They just released a Mario game a few months ago.

So did Uncharted. Even then, there's no other game like Super Mario 3D Land, and NSMB3D won't be anything like it either.

I'm not a very big Uncharted fan. Good game but I don't think Naughty Dog should be milking that series either, espeically since it's their worse series.

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#25 Posted by rasengan2552 (4981 posts) -
[QUOTE="Demonjoe93"]

[QUOTE="Eponique"] lol cows be mad.charizard1605

He's kinda got a point. They just released a Mario game a few months ago.

Different series, brah. Mario 3D =/= Mario 2D.

really ... wtf. you're a drone for Nintendo.
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#26 Posted by charizard1605 (77405 posts) -

[QUOTE="charizard1605"][QUOTE="Demonjoe93"]

He's kinda got a point. They just released a Mario game a few months ago.

rasengan2552

Different series, brah. Mario 3D =/= Mario 2D.

really ... wtf. you're a drone for Nintendo.

Totally.

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#27 Posted by istreakforfood (7781 posts) -
Don't find this surprising at all.
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#28 Posted by Demonjoe93 (9869 posts) -

Ehhh, hopefully this one is better than the ***** that was the wii versionGiancar

That's a little harsh, unless you played the whole game with four people, then I wouldn't blame you for hating it. That game is pure chaos with four people.

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#29 Posted by HaloPimp978 (7329 posts) -

Not suprised at all Super Mario Bros 3D Land is the best 3DS so far so why not make a second one.

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#30 Posted by rasengan2552 (4981 posts) -

[QUOTE="rasengan2552"][QUOTE="charizard1605"] Different series, brah. Mario 3D =/= Mario 2D.charizard1605

really ... wtf. you're a drone for Nintendo.

Totally.

Then comes the inevitable Mario Party. "Mario Party =/= mainline series" I've seen it all before :lol:
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#31 Posted by deactivated-57ad0e5285d73 (21398 posts) -

Really though...NSMB? How bout................................something new?:?

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#32 Posted by Stevo_the_gamer (44435 posts) -

Seems kind of early ... but hopefully it's more like New Super Mario Bros Wii than it is like New Super Mario Bros DS.

Some online connectivity and a level editor that you can share with your friends/other people and download QR codes of levels would be amazing.

Haziqonfire

Target late 2012 or 2013 release doesn't sound too early to me. I like your thoughts though, that sounds good.

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#33 Posted by Renegade_Fury (18918 posts) -

Wow, Nintendo is making it real hard for me to resist getting a 3DS. I wanted to wait for the eventual redesign, but I'm going to crack at this rate. :(

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#34 Posted by Eponique (17859 posts) -

I'm not a very big Uncharted fan. Good game but I don't think Naughty Dog should be milking that series either, espeically since it's their worse series.

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It's worse than Mario. There's a 3 month gap between Uncharted 3 and Uncharted Vita, and then 7-8 months later you're going to get Uncharted 4. That's 3 core Uncharted games in a year. You won't see cows complaining though. We still don't even know if NSMB is 2012 yet.
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#35 Posted by charizard1605 (77405 posts) -
[QUOTE="charizard1605"]

[QUOTE="rasengan2552"] really ... wtf. you're a drone for Nintendo.rasengan2552

Totally.

Then comes the inevitable Mario Party. "Mario Party =/= mainline series" I've seen it all before :lol:

That's because Mario Party is NOT the mainline series :? It's like saying Final Fantasy Chocobo Racing is part of the mainline series.
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#36 Posted by raskullibur (3390 posts) -
Its expected
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#37 Posted by Giancar (19155 posts) -

[QUOTE="Giancar"]Ehhh, hopefully this one is better than the ***** that was the wii versionDemonjoe93

That's a little harsh, unless you played the whole game with four people, then I wouldn't blame you for hating it. That game is pure chaos with four people.

3 people, sometimes 2. And a couple of stages myself alone. I found it "uninspiring" Oh and the soundtrack, the soundtrack made me lots of time mad :evil:
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#38 Posted by ChubbyGuy40 (26378 posts) -

I might be the only one here but...why? NSMB pales in comparison to SM3DL. I'd much rather see a SM3DL sequel.

EDIT: Hmm, he didn't specifically say NSMB. Iwata just said side-scrolling Super Mario 2D game.

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#39 Posted by Stevo_the_gamer (44435 posts) -

Really though...NSMB? How bout................................something new?:?

Heirren

"Although there is no logo here, we are planning to release a totally new side-scrolling action Super Mario in 2D as a key title for the Nintendo 3DS in the next fiscal year"

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That's not new? Or because it's a "mario" game, it can't possibly be considered new?

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#40 Posted by rasengan2552 (4981 posts) -

can somebody tell me what the "N" stands for in "NSMB" ?

:D

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#41 Posted by Demonjoe93 (9869 posts) -

[QUOTE="Demonjoe93"]

I'm not a very big Uncharted fan. Good game but I don't think Naughty Dog should be milking that series either, espeically since it's their worse series.

Eponique

It's worse than Mario. There's a 3 month gap between Uncharted 3 and Uncharted Vita, and then 7-8 months later you're going to get Uncharted 4. That's 3 core Uncharted games in a year. You won't see cows complaining though. We still don't even know if NSMB is 2012 yet.

I don't think we're gonna see a UC4. Aren't they developing The Last of Us right now?

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#42 Posted by laus_basic (8300 posts) -

Argh, Mario again :x

Why not make a new 2D Metroid instead with awesome hand-drawn graphics and multilayered backgrounds taking full advantage of the 3D. How cool would that be huh.

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#43 Posted by Giancar (19155 posts) -

can somebody tell me what the "N" stands for in "NSMB" ?

:D

rasengan2552

lol

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#44 Posted by Eponique (17859 posts) -

I might be the only one here but...why? NSMB pales in comparison to SM3DL. I'd much rather see a SM3DL sequel.

ChubbyGuy40
One game is the second best selling non-bundled game of all time after Pokemon RBG, and the other is just another Mario game :P
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#45 Posted by meetroid8 (21152 posts) -
That was quick. Hopefully they aren't just making a glorified expansion of the last one. I would really like some new ideas and concepts.
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#46 Posted by rasengan2552 (4981 posts) -

[QUOTE="rasengan2552"][QUOTE="charizard1605"] Totally.charizard1605
Then comes the inevitable Mario Party. "Mario Party =/= mainline series" I've seen it all before :lol:

That's because Mario Party is NOT the mainline series :? It's like saying Final Fantasy Chocobo Racing is part of the mainline series.

my point is the franchise gets milked to hell and back. the franchise.

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#47 Posted by deactivated-57ad0e5285d73 (21398 posts) -

[QUOTE="Demonjoe93"]

I'm not a very big Uncharted fan. Good game but I don't think Naughty Dog should be milking that series either, espeically since it's their worse series.

Eponique

It's worse than Mario. There's a 3 month gap between Uncharted 3 and Uncharted Vita, and then 7-8 months later you're going to get Uncharted 4. That's 3 core Uncharted games in a year. You won't see cows complaining though. We still don't even know if NSMB is 2012 yet.

You're full of $h*+. 3 Uncharted games in a year? There's been 3 PS3 Uncharted games in the entire lifespan of the system. They aren't skimpy releases, either--they have the production values of a first party Nintendo game. People should actually have higher expectations. Perhaps Nintendo has fallen behind the times afterall.

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#48 Posted by Shinobishyguy (22925 posts) -

[QUOTE="Demonjoe93"]

[QUOTE="Eponique"] lol cows be mad.charizard1605

He's kinda got a point. They just released a Mario game a few months ago.

Different series, brah. Mario 3D =/= Mario 2D.

to be fair SM3dL was pretty damn close to the 2d games in terms of gameplay

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#49 Posted by ZumaJones07 (16458 posts) -
Stupid nintendo making me want their products earlier, AHHHH! I promised myself to hold off until Smash though.
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#50 Posted by charizard1605 (77405 posts) -

[QUOTE="charizard1605"][QUOTE="rasengan2552"] Then comes the inevitable Mario Party. "Mario Party =/= mainline series" I've seen it all before :lol:rasengan2552

That's because Mario Party is NOT the mainline series :? It's like saying Final Fantasy Chocobo Racing is part of the mainline series.

my point is the franchise gets milked to hell and back. the franchise.

I agree with you there, the Mario name and character gets used way too much.