In the year of Super Mario's 25th Anniversary Nintendo released Super Mario Galaxy 2, a terrific sequel, and the rather uninspired Super Mario All-Stars 25th Anniversary Edition. Not bad, but a continuation of the norm - an accomplished (almost perfect) slice of platforming heaven and another release designed for little more than...
Super Mario Maker Guides
All the 2D and 3D Marios ranked by you
On the 15th anniversary of Super Mario Galaxy's release, we've decided to revisit and revamp our all-time Best Super Mario Games article. Previously, we had the plumber's 2D and 3D adventures separated into two reader-ranked lists, with this overall uber-list compiled by Nintendo Life staff... but no more!...
For the impatient Mario makers among us
If you're anything like us you'll be itching to unlock all the goodies in Super Mario Maker so you can begin to create amazing levels of your own. Following our recent guide to become an expert Super Mario Maker level designer, we thought newcomers to the game might appreciate a guide on unlocking all these...
Miyamoto. Tezuka. YOU.
With Super Mario Maker now available, there are bound to be many aspiring level designers looking for tips to help them advance their skills. If that sounds like it pertains to you, don't worry – we're here to help. After spending the better part of a month diving deep into the seemingly endless possibilities to be explored...
About The Game
Play a near-limitless number of Super Mario levels created by Nintendo and players around the world.
Create your own Mario levels by using the Wii U GamePad touch screen to add enemies, blocks, pipes and more. Break the conventions of traditional Super Mario gameplay by blending enemies, traps and items into unexpected twists, like Piranha Plant-shooting cannons, power-up-tossing Lakitus, or even Hammer Bros. riding on Bowser while bouncing on trampolines.