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Captain Toad is Nintendo's best new protagonist


7:00 PM on 06.24.2014
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My goodness, this website for Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker. Our little adventurer can perform such actions as "throw," "dig," and "tumble." I can't take it. Too much.

There's a gallery with several new screenshots, including the best of the bunch, embedded above.

Don't get me wrong, I liked the Captain Toad levels in Super Mario 3D World -- maybe even loved them -- but I didn't realize how much I wanted more of this type of "mini-maze adventure" prior to Treasure Tracker. I really want more. This just plain looks excellent.

Captain Toad is Nintendo's best new protagonist photo
Captain Toad is Nintendo's best new protagonist photo
Captain Toad is Nintendo's best new protagonist photo
Captain Toad is Nintendo's best new protagonist photo
Captain Toad is Nintendo's best new protagonist photo
Captain Toad is Nintendo's best new protagonist photo
Captain Toad is Nintendo's best new protagonist photo
Captain Toad is Nintendo's best new protagonist photo







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11:30 AM on 12.01.2014
Get a better look at Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker's bonus levels

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is coming soon! Although we aren't 100% on what the amiibo content will be, we do know what some of the secret levels are, and the Nintendo Minute is back to give you a heads-up, with a new vid...more



9:00 AM on 12.01.2014
Review: Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

From the moment I played the Captain Toad minigame in Super Mario 3D World, I thought to myself "this would make a great downloadable title." It seems as if Nintendo can hear my thoughts, because it did just that. Priced at a...more



9:00 AM on 11.05.2014
This video of a mother and daughter playing Captain Toad is adorable

December doesn't look super exciting for gaming, but there are a few bright stars in there like Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker. If you want to get a better look at the game Nintendo has posted a new promo video showing ...more



10:30 PM on 10.09.2014
Toadette CONFIRMED for Captain Toad!

Toadette is one of those characters Nintendo keeps locked away in its vault until the need arises to flesh out a roster for one of its sports, party or racing games. She's essentially the Waluigi of the Toad species, you kno...more



9:00 AM on 10.07.2014
Captain Toad tracks treasure starting December 5

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker launches in North America on December 5. The Wii U puzzler is based on a minigame from Super Mario 3D World, and sees the eponymous protagonist explore a myriad of locales in search of hidd...more



2:00 PM on 09.05.2014
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker shows off the pros and cons of the GamePad

Anyone who has played Super Mario 3D World knows what to expect from Nintendo's upcoming Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker. That's because Captain Toad made an appearance periodically in his own levels throughout 3D World&n...more



12:30 PM on 07.30.2014
Captain Toad won't be tracking treasure in Europe until 2015

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is on pace for a winter 2014 release just about everywhere, but it appears as if Nintendo has had a change of plans with Europe -- it won't arrive there until January 2015. Bummer! We're co...more



1:03 AM on 07.27.2014
Kmart listing points to $39.99 pricepoint for Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is a fleshed out full release of the minigame from Super Mario 3D World, and it's looking like it's going to be one enjoyable ride based on what I've played so far. But Nintendo has been hu...more



6:00 AM on 06.12.2014
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker takes the core idea and runs with it

Super Mario 3D World was fantastic, and one of the reasons was its incredible variety throughout. Captain Toad made his first playable appearance there, with his levels acting as a sort of palate cleanser between Mario's runn...more




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7:00 AM on 12.19.2014
Toys"R"Us canceling Lucario amiibo orders

[Update: Toys"R"Us put pre-orders back up momentarily this morning, and I expect them to either be faulty or drop very soon. Try to re-pre-order if you want at your own risk!] [Update 2: Now the retailer has taken o...more



10:00 AM on 12.15.2014
Training amiibo as presents? What a neat idea

I was talking to a friend of mine recently about amiibo, and some of the ideas he came up with on how to use them are pretty interesting. Recently we've been training our own fighters with our best moves, and then pitting the...more



8:30 AM on 12.14.2014
amiibo Wave 2 split at many retailers, Zelda, Little Mac, and Diddy Kong available this weekend

[Update: Jonathan Holmes here with an important amiibogate update. Best Buy is apparently holding back the release of the Little Mac amiibo until December 19th. I found one on their shelves last night. When I tried to buy it,...more



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