Just when you thought Nintendo couldn’t possibly squeeze another payday out of the original 8-bit Mario, it appears to have found a way. A furtive photo of Nintendo’s E3 floor presence shows a new game called “Mario Maker”.
The grainy photo above was posted by Nintendo Enthusiast and shows a poster for “Mario Maker” – which, taking an educated guess, appears to be a level designer for the original 8-bit Mario – with a stylus being used to place blocks and obstacles.
Think Little Big Planet, but with Mario.
Its actually quite a clever idea if this is real – an entire internet subculture has developed devoted to hacking the original Mario to make new levels – like this super-hard hack below:
We’ll let you know if it gets confirmed.