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  • Summary: Mario fans of the world, unite! Now you can play, create, and share the side-scrolling Super Mario courses of your dreams in the Super Mario Maker 2 game, available exclusively on the Nintendo Switch™ system! Dive into the single-player Story Mode and play built-in courses to rebuildMario fans of the world, unite! Now you can play, create, and share the side-scrolling Super Mario courses of your dreams in the Super Mario Maker 2 game, available exclusively on the Nintendo Switch™ system! Dive into the single-player Story Mode and play built-in courses to rebuild Princess Peach’s castle. Make your own courses, alone or together. And with a Nintendo Switch Online membership*, share your courses, access a near-endless supply made by others, enjoy online multiplayer, and more. A new side-scrolling Mario adventure that unleashes the creative potential of Super Mario Maker 2 awaits in Story Mode, which contains over 100 built-in courses. And in Course Maker, a wide range of parts, tools, and more are available so you can construct your own courses. Want coin-shooting cannons? Bowser riding on a giant Goomba? Cat Mario sliding down slopes to take out an army of baddies? Go for it! You call the shots. Pass a Joy-Con controller to a partner to build cooperatively on a single system. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 94 out of 96
  2. Negative: 0 out of 96
  1. Aug 19, 2019
    100
    Another masterpiece by Nintendo. Super Mario Maker 2 is a delight for every creative soul out there - and yet also cares about players with no interest in designing their own levels. There are dozens of hours of pure fun for both of those groups.
  2. Jun 26, 2019
    95
    Super Mario Maker 2 is another Nintendo Switch essential. With more things to create with, more unique stages to play and better online functionality, this is the definitive Super Mario Maker experience. Honestly, the game is good enough to have the story mode sold separately, but the fact that it's bundled with such a powerful stage creation tool is incredible. This is one of the best Mario games of all time.
  3. Jun 26, 2019
    90
    Super Mario Maker 2 is a much needed and long awaited addition to the Switch. Even the smaller additions to course making goes a long way to giving players the tools they need to make courses that you wouldn’t be able to distinguish from the real deal. If you’re not interested in building levels, there’s plenty to play in the story mode and the content from the Course World will ensure there’s content for years to come. While there are some limitations that might irk hardcore course builders, there is so much more to like about the game. How can you pass up a Mario game that has the most inventive courses the series has seen in years.
  4. Jul 8, 2019
    90
    Super Mario Maker 2 is a game that transcends its flaws. While the game can improve in several key areas, these shortcomings are triumphantly eclipsed by the strengths of the game. From its robust and accessible suite of level creation tools to its myriad ways to play, the sheer potential for fun, subversive Mario experiences outshines any problem the game may have. Super Mario Maker 2 is more than a game, it’s a community—one I plan on spending a lot of time in.
  5. Jun 26, 2019
    87
    Super Mario Maker 2 expands on the first in a great way. New possibilities, a story mode and coop are a great addition. There are however a few details that can lead to some frustrations, but they are few and far between.
  6. Jun 26, 2019
    85
    The original Super Mario Maker is an enduring bit of software, but this makes up for just about every one of the original’s transgressions and adds a full-fat campaign to boot. It’s lovely stuff, offering a world of infinite Mario that has a little something for everyone.
  7. Jul 14, 2019
    70
    But that toolkit is only half of the equation. The other half is a platform game with no quality control, no impetus for putting legitimate effort into your original designs, and no way to weed out poor content creators other than trusting that players will be able to discern the difference between a bad level and good level and rate them accordingly. Given how many positive messages I've seen attached to genuinely bad stages, I don't have much faith in the Mario Maker community right now and I question whether it'll get better down the line.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 15 out of 148
  1. Jun 28, 2019
    10
    This is an absolute must-buy for the Switch. It takes Mario Maker 1 and adds a huge amount of things to it. New styles, new themes, nightThis is an absolute must-buy for the Switch. It takes Mario Maker 1 and adds a huge amount of things to it. New styles, new themes, night versions of all of them, vertical levels, custom scroll, multiplayer co-op and versus both local and online, a full story mode, ...

    I could go on and on, but the tl;dr is that you owe it to yourself to get this if you even remotely enjoy platformers in general.
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  2. Jun 28, 2019
    10
    Kkkkkk é legal ver que alguns sonystas já estão arrancando suas calcinhas pela cabeça, e o mais interessante, acabaram por derrubar uma deKkkkkk é legal ver que alguns sonystas já estão arrancando suas calcinhas pela cabeça, e o mais interessante, acabaram por derrubar uma de minhas convicções, eu achava que sonystas retardados nesse nível, só haviam aqui no Brasil, eu tinha a crença de que o fato deles serem tão mongois assim, se devia à nossa cultura fraca, educação ruim, adoração ao funk, eleitores do PT, mas não, ao que tudo indica, o simples fato de você ser um sonysta, já danifica seriamente seu cérebro, e isso vale para o mundo todo, lendo algumas avaliações aqui, já achei sonystas retardados falando em espanhol e inglês, é questão de tempo, até aparecer algum suburbano br, sem um pingo de estudo, que provavelmente comprou seu ps4 com dinheiro de venda de drogas, dizendo coisas do tipo "nimtemdo é coiza de criansa, jão". No mais, a respeito do jogo, se já tem neandertal da sony falando mal de Mario Maker 2, é pq está incrível, esses besouros rola bos%# não reconheceriam um bom jogo nem que ele fosse enfiado em seus buraquinhos (que é o orgão mais sensível de uma sonete), e preferem filmecos com gameplay fraco, sem inspiração, rasos e focados exclusivamente numa historinha clichê, do que os jogos com melhores mecânicas, jogabilidade e gameplay, que são os games da nintendo, e no caso, Super Mario Maker 2 é um ótimo exemplo, dar esse tipo de liberdade ao jogador, e por em suas mãos a possibilidade de criar níveis da forma mais variada possível (o que remonta a Mario Paint, lá de 1992), é algo muito bem vindo. Expand
  3. Jul 11, 2019
    10
    Great game Nintendo took a near flawless game and made the sequal even better but plz add amibo costumes!
  4. Jun 28, 2019
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Un excelente juego de plataformas, gran variedad de nivele
    s, jugabilidad perfecta, música acordé a los niveles, añadidos muy bueno que le hacían falta a su predecesor, llevo poco más de 10 hrs de juego en su día 1 no digo más.
    Un juego que no te puedes perder si tienes una Switch
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  5. Jul 20, 2019
    9
    This game is absolutely amazing and you should definitely buy it if you have a switch. This game is basically an official Mario ROM hack makerThis game is absolutely amazing and you should definitely buy it if you have a switch. This game is basically an official Mario ROM hack maker but it's so much more than that. First, it has a full 30 hour campaign with about 100 Nintendo made levels ready for you to play. Those levels are a lot more creative than the ones featured in the later New Super Mario Bros games showing that Nintendo can put effort into their 2D Mario games. There is also the ability to play other people's courses from Course World, which has much better search features than Mario Maker 1. The 100 Mario challenge has been removed and instead replaced with the Infinite Challenge which pits you against an infinite amount of user-created courses in multiple difficulties, Easy, Normal, Hard, Expert, and Super Expert. Course world also had the ability to "boo" courses in order to better balance the harder difficulties of Infinite Challenge, a major problem Mario Maker 1 had. But now let's get on to the main part, the making. SMM2 gives you a ridiculous amount of options when creating your courses, way more than a simple ROM editor. Many enemies and items that didn't even appear in their respective game appear here, like Bowser Jr. in Super Mario Bros World or Angry Sun in New Super Mario Bros U. there are just so many options! One of the biggest additions to level making is the on/off switch which enables you to make so many amazing things in the level editor. Another big addition is "extra themes" which require a full level reset to use but offer up many unique additions. The only one as of now is the Super Mario 3D World theme which is basically just a 2D version of that game. Nintendo is probably planning to add even more extra themes in the near future like Super Mario 64, Super Mario Galaxy, Super Mario Land 2, or even Super Mario Sunshine. Heck, they could even add brand new characters like Luigi, Toad, Princess Peach, or even Wario! Overall, this is a must buy for switch, i just wish they had amiibo support 9/10. Expand
  6. Jul 11, 2019
    9
    A grand sequel that improves on a already brilliant game. This is a switch game I highly recommend looking into.
  7. Aug 21, 2019
    0
    A truly awful game that goes to show, new isn't always better, there are barely any new features, and the best part of the 1st game, amiiboA truly awful game that goes to show, new isn't always better, there are barely any new features, and the best part of the 1st game, amiibo costumes, where removed! Also, you need a subscription to get in when you didn't in the 1st one, and I haven't even talked about the online multiplayer yet, oh it's bad, and SUPER laggy. Expand

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