super mario 2 maker has given Nintendo Switch players an amazing opportunity to design their own courses based on classic Mario games. Some of these creations have been much more ambitious than others, but Twitter’s @MetroidMike64 might have outdone all others in that regard. Dubbed “Super Mario Bros. 5,” it’s now available to anyone with super mario 2 maker. Metroid Mike started working on this game seven years ago when the original Super Mario creator released on the Wii U. His goal with the game was “to create a classic Mario game that plays as if Nintendo had made it themselves.”
Metroid Mike detailed its creation in a viral Twitter thread, and the first Tweet can be found embedded below. Players interested in trying out this unofficial Super Mario Bros. 5 game can do so using Maker ID 0G9-XN4-FNF.
I finally finished creating my Super World in Mario Maker 2 and unofficially called it Super Mario Bros 5. I’ve been working towards this point since 2015, trying to make a classic Mario game that plays as if Nintendo made it themselves. pic.twitter.com/eUNvHQysVq
— MetroidMike 64 (@MetroidMike64) September 25, 2022
Fans who decide to see Metroid Mike’s creation will find 40 courses in total, spanning 8 different worlds. super mario 2 maker allows players to create levels based on several different Mario games, but Metroid Mike was strictly limited to using the styles of the original Super Mario Bros., super mario bros 3Y Super Mario world. This means that there are no levels based on New Super Mario Bros U either super mario world 3dsince Metroid Mike wanted to focus on the NES/SNES era.
Anyone familiar with the Super Mario Maker community knows that many fan creations place a heavy emphasis on difficulty. However, it appears that Super Mario Bros. 5 eschews that trend to deliver an experience closer to official Mario games. On Twitter, Metroid Mike states that he’s “not trying to troll you or trying to kill you on purpose, I’m trying to bring you something that Nintendo should have already done, make a full Mario game within super mario 2 makerthat’s so much fun!” The screenshots that Metroid Mike has shared on Twitter look pretty promising, but fans will just have to check it out and judge for themselves.
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