Mario Roots is a hybrid RPG Platforming game that emulates swift action with RPG elements. Traverse the world to progress the plot, or get inside information from quests that helps advance your journey.

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0 comments by St0rmified on Sep 24th, 2011

The general mood towards Nintendo, if industry analysts and investors are to believed, is somewhat grim. In the aftermath of the company's pre-TGS press conference, commentary seemed restricted to how the 3DS is doomed to fall before the iPhone and PlayStation Vita. Despite the 3DS selling reasonably well since its launch, and having strong sales since the August price drop, many seem eager to label the system as a failure.

The attitude is a bit remarkable. There's no denying Nintendo has made some mistakes, but at the end of the day, content is king. Last week the company rolled out a flood of titles, adding to what has to be considered a very strong lineup by any standard. The following is a partial list of what is due out for the system in the near future, plus one or two notable games on the horizon. A few Nintendo DS games have even made the cut, as they can and should be considered as part of the 3DS's roster heading into the holiday season.

Platform: DS
Release Date: Out Now
Genre: Touch-Based Action/Platforming
One of the newest releases for the Nintendo DS, Kirby Mass Attack is a revelation in terms of clever, innovative touch-based gameplay. The idea of controlling Kirby with a stylus is nothing new, but true to Nintendo style, the gameplay execution is a thrill.

Platform: 3DS
Release Date: Out Now
Genre: Shooter
Another game that's already in stores, Star Fox is the latest Nintendo 64 title to hit the Nintendo 3DS. Just as with Ocarina of Time earlier this year however, this remake is excellent, featuring significantly upgraded graphics and an expanded multiplayer mode. Most importantly, the gameplay holds up, and it's awesome.

Platform: DS
Release Date: October 11
Genre: Action
Aliens is the one game coming to the DS this fall that you probably didn't think twice about and weren't planning on buying. But you should think about it, and you should buy it. A "Metroid-vania" style adventure from WayForward, Infestation is a fine example of why 2D gaming should always be around.

Platform: DS
Release Date: October 17
Genre: Puzzle
We've seen several Professor Layton entries thus far, but that doesn't make them any less enjoyable. A prequel to the previous three Layton games, and the start of its own trilogy, Last Specter should prove fascinating to fans of the franchise. It also includes a 100 hour RPG, so prepare to spend a lot of time on Layton next month.

Platform: 3DS
Release Date: November 2011
Genre: Platformer
We still don't quite know when Sonic Generations will hit the Nintendo 3DS, but we're looking forward to it all the same. Its Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 cousins have really blown us away, and our limited time with the 3DS version has us rather impressed. Brace yourself for the best 3DS grass you've ever seen.

Platform: 3DS
Release Date: November 13
Genre: Platformer
A 3D Mario that plays like its 2D predecessors? The return of the Tanooki suit and other classic Mario power-ups? The next Mario sounds like a bold experiment for Nintendo, but we have faith it's going to deliver like every other major installment. As excited as we are for Zelda, Mario is beginning to command an equal amount of attention.

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Mario Roots Pre Demo

Mario Roots Pre Demo

Dec 24, 2008 Demo 5 comments

Play test the 1st level of Mario Roots to get a general idea of how the game plays. The full demo will contain the entire Chapter 1. Requires DirectX9

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maxammo Dec 28 2008 says:

looks like paper mario in n64

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golf888 Dec 27 2008 says:

I have downloaded Mario Root NCFC in your offical site and I got problem.

There is a bug in training map. Whene I press z button EXP is increase. Please fix it~~~

Sorry for my bad English. But this game is really fun.

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kirbyhi5 Creator
kirbyhi5 Dec 27 2008 replied:

Oh yeah sorry I accidentally had the debugger keys still open.

The new version should run much more faster and have alot more content. Some of the levels are probably too difficult to beat without small hints, so I'm also adding those in aswell.

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golf888 Dec 27 2008 says:

I'm waiting for the full version!

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kirbyhi5 Creator
kirbyhi5 Dec 26 2008 says:


I'm surprised you didn't run into any problems with that version.(It was the wrong upload) Long as I have some people who have an interest in it, I'll surely keep working on it.

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Bosconian Dec 26 2008 says:

I played it...
Wow! What a great game!
I love it! ;)
Keep on the good work!

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