Super Mario Maker

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Super Mario Maker
Developer(s)Nintendo EPD
Publisher(s)Nintendo
Director(s)Yosuke Oshino
Producer(s)Takashi Tezuka
Hiroyuki Kimura
Designer(s)Shigefumi Hino
Yasuhisa Yamamura
Programmer(s)Fumiya Nakano
Artist(s)Ryota Akutsu
Composer(s)
SeriesSuper Mario
Platform(s)Wii U, Nintendo 3DS
ReleaseWii U:
  • JP: September 10, 2015
  • NA: September 11, 2015
  • EU: September 11, 2015
  • AU: September 12, 2015
Nintendo 3DS:
  • JP: December 1, 2016
  • HK: December 1, 2016
  • ROC: December 1, 2016
  • NA: December 2, 2016
  • EU: December 2, 2016
  • AU: December 3, 2016
  • KOR: August 3, 2017
Nintendo Selects:
  • EU: June 29, 2018
  • AU: November 2, 2018
  • KOR: November 29, 2018
  • NA: February 4, 2019
Genre(s)Level editor, platformer
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

Super Mario Maker is a side-scrolling platform creation video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii U. It was released in Japan on September 10, 2015, in North America and Europe on September 11, 2015, and in Australia on September 12, 2015. Players are able to create and play their own custom courses, based on Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Mario World, and New Super Mario Bros. U, share them online, and download and play courses designed by other players.

Super Mario Maker received positive reviews upon its release, with reviewers praising the game's user interface and course editing tools. By May 2016, over seven million courses had been created by players worldwide, which had been played over 600 million times. An adapted port of the game for the Nintendo 3DS, titled Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS, was released on December 1, 2016 and on Nintendo Selects on June 29, 2018, nearly eight months before a sequel, titled Super Mario Maker 2, for the Nintendo Switch was announced on February 13, 2019 and released on June 28 of the same year.