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Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked Super Mario Maker 3 years ago. It was re-examined by Ben Kendall and updated 8 weeks ago.
- Super Mario Maker is on Nintendo Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
- Super Mario Maker 2 is on Nintendo Switch
You can play this game in the following styles:
9+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. You need to be able to plan, experiment and adapt your levels for the player. You also need to be able to finish them yourself before you can share them.
You can only play this on older systems (Nintendo 2DS|3DS and Nintendo Wii U) but can usually find it second hand on eBay.
Super Mario Maker
|Wii U||£34.99||Unavailable On Digital Store|
Super Mario Maker For Nintendo 3DS
|2DS|3DS||£15.99||Unavailable On Digital Store|
You need a subscription to play online:
- You need to purchase a Nintendo Online subscription to play online with Nintendo Switch.
This game supports Nintendo's amiibo, figurines and cards that can be purchased separately to unlock in-game items.
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