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2D and Tomorrow: How the Developers of ‘Super Mario Bros. Wonder’ Find New Joy in Creating Classic Side-Scrolling Adventures

Shiro Mouri  (Director, Entertainment Planning & Development Department, Nintendo Co., Ltd.)

Takashi Tezuka  (Executive Officer, Entertainment Planning & Development Department, Nintendo Co., Ltd.)

Location: Room 2002, West Hall

Date: Wednesday, March 20

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Design

Format: Session

Vault Recording: Video

Following last year’s launch of the Super Mario Bros.TM Wonder game, developers Takashi Tezuka and Shiro Mouri discuss the unique challenge of taking classic side-scrolling Super Mario Bros. gameplay and turning it upside down…literally. The developers explain how the game’s new elements — such as Wonder effects that flip, spin and transform the game’s Flower Kingdom world — draw inspiration from Mario’s 2D past but deliver unexpected new surprises for players to discover. Mr. Tezuka and Mr. Mouri will also share insights on the game’s creative first steps, how they expanded player choice options and the process of adding a new online experience to the game. Wowie Zowie!



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