Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS

Game review by David Chapman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Make Mario adventures in palm of your hand.

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 18 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 4+

Not the best

Super Mario Maker Bart Simpson was better.
age 10+

Game

Nothing

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Easy to play/use

Game Details

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