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Super Mario Maker 2 "Dry Bones Shellscape" Ninjii Speedrun course available

Can you make the leaderboards?

Nintendo has released the latest Ninji Speedrun course for Super Mario Maker 2. In Dry Bones Shellscape, you'll ride in a Dry Bones Shell to stomp on normally 'unstompable' enemies. You'll also have to crouch and transform into a pile of bones to scoot by other baddies.

Super Mario Maker 2 used to create another marriage proposal

Hopefully Mario makes the guest list

Super Mario Maker and Super Mario Maker 2 have been used to create all kinds of tributes and announcements for special occasions. That includes marriage proposals, and today we get to see another one of those in action.

In the clip above, you can see yet another stage created in order to pop the question. While watching the unknowing fiance play through takes a bit of patience, the payoff for the big moment is more than worth it!

Super Mario Maker 2 17th Ninji Speedrun starts today

A snowy speedrun

The latest Super Mario Maker 2 Ninji Speedrun is now up-and-running, and will stick around until Jan. 27th, 2021. Your goal this time around is to navigate a map filled with all sorts of enemies and snowballs. Don't forget, you can move the snowballs to squash foes in your way. There's even some cloud blocks if you find yourself stuck in a rut. Best of luck out there, players!

Thanks to Mirby for the heads up!

Super Mario Maker 2 16th Ninji Speedrun starts today

Can you top the leaderboards?

The latest Super Mario Maker 2 Ninji Speedrun is now up-and-running, and will stick around until Jan. 5th, 2021. Your goal this time around is to defeat all Goombuds as quickly as possible as you make your way to the goal. You've got the help of Yoshi and a Fire Koopa Clown Car to help you this time!

Super Mario Maker 2 15th Ninji Speedrun starts today

On your marks...

The latest Super Mario Maker 2 Ninji Speedrun is now up-and-running, and will stick around until Dec. 16th, 2020. Your goal, as always, is to make it to the end of the level as quickly as possible. Collect pink coins along the way and watch out for enemies along the way!

Super Mario Maker being removed from Wii U eShop, course uploading set to be discontinued

*sad mama-mia noises*

4.02 million people own the original Super Mario Maker for Wii U, but how many actually still play it? With the sequel having been released for Switch last year, Nintendo has decided to pull the plug on it's predecessor.

First, the game will be removed from the Wii U eShop on January 13th, 2021. It will still be downloadable for those who have purchased it, but future sales will be prohibited. Then, on March 31st, 2021, the same day that Super Mario 35 and Super Mario 3D All-Stars are being yanked from the Switch eShop, Nintendo will terminate the ability to upload courses to Super Mario Marker. It's been a good 5 years, but it's time to say, as Mario himself would put it, "bye-bye."

Discontinuation of certain services

From March 31st 2021, it will no longer be possible to upload courses in Super Mario Maker for Wii U. On the same day, the Super Mario Maker Bookmark website will also close.

It will still be possible to play courses uploaded before the service discontinuation.

In preparation for the discontinuation of these online services, Super Mario Maker for Wii U will be removed from sale on Nintendo eShop on January 13th 2021. It will still be possible to redownload the game after this date.

There is no impact on Super Mario Maker 2 for Nintendo Switch.

We would like to thank all players for supporting Super Mario Maker for Wii U over the past five years.

Planned service end date: March 31st 2021

Please note that depending on the circumstances, these services may be discontinued earlier than the above-mentioned date.

Services that will end
- The ability to upload courses in Super Mario Maker for Wii U
- The Super Mario Maker Bookmark website
Due to this, the following features within the software’s Course World will also become unavailable:
- Updating the ranking of liked courses
- Looking up your bookmarked courses

An error message will be displayed when trying to access these discontinued services after their end date.

Super Mario Maker 2 “35th Anniversary Auto-Mario” Ninji Speedrun starts tomorrow

35 chances to win a coin!

Nintendo is kicking off another Super Mario Maker 2 Ninji Speedrun event, and it starts tomorrow. The “35th Anniversary Auto-Mario” Ninji Speedrun offers up something special as well. The 35 players with the fastest time will get to take home the commemorative coin you see above! You have until Nov. 24th, 2020 to do your best.

Collectible medals are up for grabs in Nintendo UK's Super Mario Bros. 35th Anniversary Game Challenges

Medal Mario

Want to get in on some extremely limited Nintendo goodies? Nintendo UK is giving fans a chance to win collectible medals for Super Mario Maker 2, Splatoon 2, and Smash Bros. Ultimate. Want to see how you can win? Check out the official press release below!

Collectible Super Mario Bros. 35th Anniversary medals will be awarded to top players in select in-game events taking place over the coming months, including Super Mario Maker 2, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Splatoon 2.

100 special collectible medals will be up for grabs in the Super Mario Maker 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate events each, and a further 200 medals will go to the top 100 players on each team in the upcoming Splatoon 2 Splatfest (that's 400 medals in total). This means you'll have three chances to win one!

As pictured above, each medal is engraved with the respective game’s logo as well as the Super Mario Bros. 35th Anniversary logo engraved on the other side.

The first Game Challenge event is Super Mario Maker 2’s special 35th anniversary-themed Ninji Speedrun course, titled “35th Anniversary Auto-Mario”, taking place between November 18th, 03:00 (UK time) and November 25th, 03:00 (UK time). The top 100 players who manage to set a best time on this special course will win one of 100 medals with a Super Mario Maker 2 engraving.

There’ll be more chances to get your hands on one of these collectible medals as we’ll also be awarding them to top players in our upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: European Online Challenge – Super Star Showdown and Splatoon 2: Super Mario Bros. 35th Anniversary Splatfest taking place in December 2020 and January 2021 respectively.

Super Mario Maker 2 "Hack'n Time Attack" event & new auto-course hitting Japan to celebrate Super Mario Bros. 35th anniversary

Two special events to enjoy

Nintendo is making sure Super Mario Maker 2 fans get to enjoy the 35th anniversary of Super Mario Bros. with a special "Hack'n Time Attack" event, and it starts in Japan on Nov. 18th, 2020. Players will be asked to speed through a custom course made by Nintendo to try and get the fastest time possible. 300 people who participate in the event will win a premium medal, which you can see above. 100 people who get the best times will win the medal, and then 200 random participants who cleared the course will win a medal as well.

Along with that, Nintendo has made a special auto-run course to celebrate Super Mario Bros' 35th anniversary. You don't have to move at all to complete this course, which will take you through another custom course made by Nintendo. Of course, you can stop and have a look around if you'd like.

Check out the commemorative Super Mario 35th coins for the Super Mario Maker 2, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and Splatoon 2 tournament winners

These will be even more rare than the pins!

Show you’re the fastest player around in the Super Mario Maker 2 Ninji Speedrun Online Challenge! From 11/17-11/24, the 35 players with the fastest times on the event course, 35th Anniversary Auto-Mario, receive a commemorative Super Mario 35th anniversary coin! Register: http://ninten.do/6014TLgWr

Plus, have an early look at the coin prizes that will be available for upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Splatoon 2 Super Mario 35th anniversary competitions. Stay tuned for more information on those in the near future.

NO PURCH. NEC. Must be US & CAN res age 13+, have access to Nintendo Switch, Super Mario Maker 2 game, high-speed internet access & Nintendo Switch Online. Competition period ends 11/24/2020 6:00 PM PT. See Rules for details.

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