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E3 2014: New Mario Vs. Donkey Kong Title Marching For Wii U In 2015

Posted by Conor McMahon

Share puzzles and reward creators on Miiverse

There's a mini-puzzle revolution headed for Wii U next year, as the ever-popular Mario Vs. Donkey Kong series makes its home console debut.

The latest entry currently goes by the working title of Mario Vs. Donkey Kong, and will feature the same charming toy characters as always with a little extra HD sheen. Mini Luigi joins the crew as well, marching alongside Pauline, Mario, Toad and Peach to make full use of the GamePad's touch screen controls. Navigation should be as fun and intuitive as ever as the series jumps from its purely handheld roots.

The level-creation workshop is also extensively featured in the trailer below, showcasing a truly massive amount of puzzle customisation options to play around with. With Miiverse integration, discovering new levels and creators should be easier than ever, and an interesting new feature allows you to reward your favourites with 'tips' in the form of stars. The more you enjoyed their level, the more you can give them, netting some stamps in the process.

Will you be keeping your eye on these minis? Check out the trailer and let us know in a comment below.

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User Comments (25)

ShadJV

#1

ShadJV said:

Really? Another one... sigh guess I shouldn't complain, since I will buy it.

Hero-of-WiiU

#3

Hero-of-WiiU said:

Loving all the games they've announced but sad that a bunch is for 2015. I can only afford the rest of this year, so no big complaints.

2Sang

#5

2Sang said:

Wow 2013 and 2014 may have been the worst years nintendo has ever had, but 2015 seems poised to be perhaps the greatest year they ever had.

Alucard83

#6

Alucard83 said:

Never been fan of Mario vs Donkey, but this looks apealing! Love love 2D and

Edit: i clicked too soon. Wanted to say after "and" i need more games like this. Brings me back to 80/90's to my nes/snes :-)

maceng

#13

maceng said:

I only hope that they can manage to have different abilities for every mini. For example, Peach doesn't move on her own until Mario mini touches her (it came out wrong, didn't it).

Luigi's mini can be mande to jump higher or something, while been slower.

Obito_Tennyson

#17

Obito_Tennyson said:

Oh crud. Everytime I open a new article, my wallet bites me harder and harder. I'm going to have to get the bites checked out, now. Thanks, Nintendo.

Discipledoctor

#19

Discipledoctor said:

Holy crap, I cannot believe this is actually happening. I wanted it so much but they said it wasn't gonna happen and now it is and and and and

PRAISE IWATA

Ryu_Niiyama

#24

Ryu_Niiyama said:

It has been really good news for puzzle fans lately! Pushmo world, Captain Toad (I consider that an action puzzle game) and now this. I'm going to be broke for the next 8 or so months!

DiscoDriver43

#25

DiscoDriver43 said:

Another Lemmings Mario vs. Donkey Kong? I wish they just returned to the template of DK 94 or something. Never liked lemmings. the first one Mario vs. Donkey Kong is still the best one.

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