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Captain of my own destiny: Micro-goals and player liberty

Where playground meets obstacle course
Apr 19
A friend of mine got a good deal on a Wii U recently. That meant that I finally got a chance to play Captain Toad. It's really humbling to know that people at Nintendo have also played Monument Valley. I played through a bunc...

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker's amiibo functionality adds a small incentive to replay every level

Oh, and you can actually buy the figure too
Mar 21
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker launched its amiibo compatibility this week, and I've found a new reason to revisit the game. It's as simple as adding in a "Hide-and-Seek" mode, enabled by tapping the newly minted Toad amiibo ...

Nintendo debuts new Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker amiibo-centric video

Seems simple enough
Mar 12
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker's amiibo support was shrouded in mystery for a while. Even at launch it wasn't clear what amiibo actually did, but over time Nintendo revealed their plans. Not only could you earn extra 1-Ups b...

What the hell?! Captain Toad has a spin attack!

RIP Tips & Tricks
Feb 16
Have you ever pushed through an annoying sequence without realizing that you were in fact "playing it wrong" and failing to grasp a concept or mechanic? I am guilty of this, but I'm struggling to think of an example newer tha...

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker will get amiibo support on March 20

So that's why Nintendo held off on the announcement
Jan 14
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker will be getting its long-awaited amiibo support on March 20. The game will use the new Toad amiibo, which is set to arrive as part of the Mario-specific line. This must be why Nintendo has been quiet about amiibo support for the game -- it was waiting to announce the all-new Mario figures. It makes sense, since Toad isn't a Super Smash Bros. fighter.

Get a better look at Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker's bonus levels

Don't spoil it if you don't know
Dec 01
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...

Review: Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

Toadally sufficient for puzzle enthusiasts
Dec 01
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...

This video of a mother and daughter playing Captain Toad is adorable

It's also 10 minutes of gameplay
Nov 05
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 ...

Toadette CONFIRMED for Captain Toad!

A regular tomb raider, this one
Oct 09
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...

Captain Toad tracks treasure starting December 5

Amiibo support coming in 2015
Oct 07
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...

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker shows off the pros and cons of the GamePad

For better and for worse
Sep 05
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...

Captain Toad won't be tracking treasure in Europe until 2015

Jul 30
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...

Kmart listing points to $39.99 pricepoint for Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

Sounds reasonable
Jul 27
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...

Captain Toad is Nintendo's best new protagonist

I mean look at him!
Jun 24
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, includin...

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker takes the core idea and runs with it

But it still doesn't jump with it
Jun 12
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...

Captain Toad getting a full-on game, coming holiday 2014

Will be called Treasure Tracker
Jun 10
Nintendo announced a new game during their E3 digital event, that stars the one and only Captain Toad. Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is a fully-fledged game inspired by the levels found in Super Mario 3D World. It will be out on Wii U this holiday.

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