Mario Maker May Launch Later Than We Expected

Looks like Mario Maker and Project Guard won't make it to the first half of 2015.

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Mario Maker, the Wii U game that will allow players to create their own Mario levels, may arrive later than we've expected.

The game was scheduled to release in the first half of 2015 when it was first announced at E3 2014, and is still listed with that release window on Nintendo's site. However, Nintendo's recent earnings release for the nine-month period that ended on December 2014 includes a list of the company's upcoming games and launch dates, which now shows Mario Maker with the less specific release date of "2015."

Project Guard, legendary Nintendo designer Shigeru Miyamoto's experimental tower-defense game that relies heavily on the Wii U gamepad, which was also scheduled to release in the first half of 2015, no has a "2015" release date as well.

For more on Project Guard, check out our hands-on impression of the game from E3, and for more on Mario Maker, check out GameSpot's previous coverage.

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