Nintendo of Canada spokesperson, Matt Ryan has reassured Nintendo fans that the upcoming Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker won’t just be a fleshed out mini game of the one found in Super Mario 3D World. Ryan says there’s still a lot more of the game that Nintendo has yet to show off. The game is coming this fall to the United States, but has been delayed until early 2015 in Europe.
“Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker will be a full standalone retail game. It won’t just be a fleshed out mini-game. We’ve actually only shown a little bit of the game so far. There’s a lot more we haven’t shown yet. The game is very “Nintendo”. It brings Toad into the foreground as the star of his own game, because until now he’s just been given side character roles. And because he’s the focus, the gameplay revolves around his personality and play-style, similarly. You’ve got to deal with the “Toad” physics – he’s slower, he doesn’t jump, he’s weighed down by the backpack, he’s smaller. And because of that, there’s this whole puzzle environment which is different than how Mario would deal with obstacles. You’ll have to solve puzzles and learn to avoid obstacles. It’s a much more evolved version of the mini-game levels you played in the past. So, it’s hard to compare it to a Mario Galaxy or 3D World, because the gameplay is very different. This is more of a puzzle-platformer. But in terms of content, this is definitely a fully fleshed out retail game.”
Now lets get 1 thing straight, Captain Toad is my MOST ANTICIPATED GAME OF THIS YEAR. Smash Bros comes in a close 2nd, this game was made by the same team who made Mario Galaxy 1 and 2, so you know its going to be great. Plus Toad is awesome, he is my personal favorite character from the Mario Universe, and he definitely deserves to have his own game. This game is definitely a day 1 buy for me, and I can’t wait to do a Playthrough of it on OBAGames. Captain Toad Treasure Tracker is my GOTY for 2014!