Super Mario 3D World just keeps looking better

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There has been a ridiculous number of trailers released late yesterday and today – far too many to post individually, because otherwise today would have been nothing but trailers. The one that I want to post about most though, isn’t the new Assassin’s Creed’s 4 launch trailer, or the new Battlefield4 story trailer or even a delightfully bloody Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z one. Nope, it’s this video showing off Super Mario 3D World.

Yes, this whole thing is in Japanese, but it shows 6 minutes of pure Mario magic. When I first saw this game at E3, I wrote it off as a poor, uninteresting attempt. It was certainly no Super Mario Galaxy. Since then, however, everything Nintendo’s shown has demonstrated has shown the game to be a bit of magic.

It shows some of the (US) Mario 2-styled character strengths, all manner of nifty powerups, levels and enemies – – and

Check it out.

Last Updated: October 23, 2013

Geoffrey Tim

Editor. I'm old, grumpy and more than just a little cynical. One day, I found myself in possession of a NES, and a copy of Super Mario Bros 3. It was that game that made me realise that games were more than just toys to idly while away time - they were capable of being masterpieces. I'm here now, looking for more of those masterpieces.

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