Everything You Need to Know About Super Mario Run

Everything You Need to Know About Super Mario Run

Super Mario Run is Nintendo’s next venture into the mobile gaming market. So what will the first mobile Mario game be like?

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Gameplay

Super Mario Run is a side-scrolling auto-runner platformer. It isn’t the same as an endless runner, as it is divided into separate levels. However, you cannot control Mario’s movement. He runs automatically, and you tap the screen to make him jump. Touching the screen for a longer amount of time will make him jump higher.

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There are 6 worlds and 24 levels in the main World Tour mode. There is also a second mode, Toad Rally, where you challenge other players and compete against their playthroughs of the game’s levels.

Finally, a third mode called Kingdom Builder lets you build and customize your own kingdom. You can get items for your kingdom by spending coins earned in the World Tour and Toad Rally modes. Toads impressed by your skills in Toad Rally will also come to live in your kingdom.

Release Date

Super Mario Run will be available for iOS devices on December 15, 2016. An Android release will follow at a later date.

Price

You will be able to download the game for free and try each of the three modes. The full game costs $9.99.

What do you think? Are you looking forward to playing Super Mario Run on your mobile device? Do you think the price is fair for the amount of content, or is it too expensive for this sort of game? If you’re planning to buy it, let us know which of the three modes you’re looking forward to the most.

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Samantha is a published horror and fantasy writer, a professional freelance writer, and a longtime gamer. As a result, writing about games is one of her favorite activities. She likes a wide range of genres, especially RPGs, survival horror, and visual novels. More information can be found at her website: http://www.samanthalienhard.com/

3 Comments

  1. Profile photo of Eddy Ray

    game is looking interesting. will have to wait for android version.

    • Profile photo of Samantha

      Oh, right, I forgot they weren’t both coming out at the same time. I’ll adjust the article to say that.

      • Profile photo of Eddy Ray

        Oh no prob! Thank you 🙂 . Yeah.. i assume it will be on android by spring next year.

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