- Summary: The intrepid Captain Toad sets off on his own adventure for the very first time through a wide variety of tricky, enemy-infested, maze-like stages to find hidden gems and nab elusive gold stars.
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Captain Toad Busts Onto The Switch
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Jul 11, 2018If you own a Switch then there’s no real decision to be made here: Captain Toad is still far and away better on Nintendo’s latest system. That’s not to say the 3DS version is a write-off, though, because that’s far from the case. As seemingly one of the final few big-name releases for the system, Captain Toad pushes it to its limits to produce easily one of the best-looking 3DS games ever made. The 3DS may be preparing for retirement, but games like this are ensuring it’s going out in a blaze of glory.
Jul 13, 2018Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker was a fun time when it hit the Wii U, and it’s still a fun time today. The new levels are easily some of the best in the game, but they don’t really justify a second purchase. I’m thrilled Nintendo wants to make use of this well-traveled fungi, but I hope the next time I see Captain Toad, he’s going on a completely new adventure.
Jul 11, 2018It's an astonishing feat to have fully translated this complex console game to a handheld with all the bells and whistles intact, and despite a handful of technical shortcomings, it's still just as adorable and joyous as it was three years ago. The home consoles may offer a more convenient, well-polished version, but 3DS owners could do a lot worse than to delve into the captain's trials in handheld form.
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Jul 18, 2018Toad Tracker on the 3DS is truly a rare surprise from Nintendo, The fact that they are still porting over WiiU titles to the now 7 year oldToad Tracker on the 3DS is truly a rare surprise from Nintendo, The fact that they are still porting over WiiU titles to the now 7 year old handheld shows that it still has life in 2018. Toad Tracker while not the most visually impressive game was a good candidate for a game to port onto handhelds. It handles well on the 3DS touch screen and runs at a solid 30FPS. The game does suffer on visual fidelity due to the lack of an HD screen or any anti-aliasing, But if you can look past that then its a great title that will truly bring hours of fun. Everything is the same as the WiiU version and plays just as expected.
- Good integration with the touch screen
- Supports older 3DS models
- Runs at a good framerate and doesnt lag
- Suffers from jagged edges due to the low resolution of the 3DS screen
- Can strain your eyes after playing for a pro-longed period (due to 30FPS + Low resolution)
Do I Recommended it? - Yes, but only if you don't own a switch.… Expand