Not alone

There's still a lot of mystery surrounding Super Mario 3D Land — remember the Luigi statue spotted in the enormous panoramic artwork? It seemed to hint at an appearance from the nervous brother in Mario's next adventure. While we think you can probably see where we're going with this, our next sentence may contain spoilers.

Nintendo has confirmed via a Japanese Iwata Asks that Luigi will indeed be playable in Super Mario 3D Land, with the first video footage below.

Super Mario 3D Land is just a few weeks away. We'll have a review before launch.