Super Mario Maker update makes 5 great changes

By Brenna Hillier
28 October 2015 05:47 GMT

As you know, a free Super Mario Maker update is coming November 4, with five major improvements.

The update adds checkpoint flags, item boxes that spawn fire flowers or super mushrooms depending on player state, a more challenging version of the Gnat Attack mini-game, a dedicated menu for Nintendo-authored levels, and event courses.

These changes are explained in greater details and with much more charm in the video below.

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Although discoverability is a bit of a problem, there’s no denying Super Mario Maker has livened things up for Wii U owners – and taught a lot of people how hard game design is.

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