Mario Maker Wii U Release Window Revealed

Create your own Mario levels in this upcoming game, launching in September.

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Mario Maker, Nintendo's upcoming Wii U game that lets players create their own Mario levels using the GamePad and share them if they want to, will launch in September, the publisher has announced.

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In a statement, Nintendo also teased that "various activities" surrounding the 30th anniversary of the Super Mario Bros. series are planned throughout the year.

Mario Maker was originally scheduled to launch in the first half of 2015, a release window that fell into question in January after its release date shifted to "2015."

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jacobyonda

I've always thought it would be cool to make my own Mario levels. This game looks awesome, can't wait.

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NiceMouse

Kinda excited to see how their first foray into user generated content turns out.

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Mraou

Can't wait; the online community will be great. Hopefully we see some mad creations reminiscent of << LINK REMOVED >>

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naruto945

R.I.P Little Big Planet

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crazyguy111

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R.I.P Nintendo

1989-2015

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5hd6j

Rom hacks have been around for well over a decade now. Nintendo is a bit late to the party.

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naruto945

<< LINK REMOVED >> Games are already a time wastingl hobby sometimes your time is worth more than money for a game

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InQuicksand

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Yeah, no. Rom hacks are way more complicated. Sure you can play other peoples hacks, but most people wouldn't know how to make their own.

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sargentpsgamer

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> It's not hard to learn, plus there are probably 100 "game maker" games and engines to hold your hand through it lol

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5hd6j

<< LINK REMOVED >> Being lazy and casual is a sign of pride for kids these days? This is the perfect excuse to learn something.

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Kinguard73

Wait... gonna care any second now....... nope not on other consoles nor windows.

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InQuicksand

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Nor should it be. If Nintendo should give up their exclusives, so should everyone else. But that's not going to happen. Actually, the opposite is more likely to happen, when you have companies like Microsoft and Sony buying exclusives rights for games that would have normally been multiplat.

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DrunkenPunk800

I read that as "Mario Maker Release For Windows Revealed", and then got disappointed.

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bunchanumbers

Its a promising series. I'm wondering what could be added. Multiplayer?

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BusterFriendly

It would be more fun if you could access it on a PC screen. The gamepad is too small.

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mr_azim

They should have made this years ago.....

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Hekteur

<< LINK REMOVED >> That's how I love my Nintnedo haters! Unhappy when Nintendo doesn't do something and also unhappy when Nintendo does it.

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xsonicchaos

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That's how I love my multi-billion dollar company puppets! Happy with their masters, no matter what they do or don't do.

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hystavito

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> I think it's just that general sense of Nintendo being "cheap" and/or behind the times. They put out little things and they (and fans) make a huge deal of it. Often people look at it, like this case, and say well other companies offered this kind of thing ages ago and now we're supposed to be super impressed?


It's kind of similar to how people laugh at Apple fanatics when the new device offers only tiny advances and the fanatics go wild. The problem is that while Nintendo does have some very dedicated fans they are nowhere near the level of someone like Apple. It's not just Apple fanatics that go wild, the general public eats it up like crazy too.


So the question is, how long can they get away with giving us all these little scraps? And, will the public in general really love and feel grateful for the scraps, or is just the relatively small number of dedicated fans?

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quatoe

I cannot wait to create hell upon earth for my friends. They will hate me because of this title. Thank you, Nintendo.