|January 27, 2013|
|Single-player, Multiplayer, Level Creator.|
|Mild Cartoon Violence|
|Media Included||Nintendo 3DS Game Card|
Super Mario and the Keyhole Madness (also known as Super Mario and the Mystery of the Maze on PAL regions) is a Mario game for the Nintendo 3DS, created and published by Zentech Studios, the game is a 3D Puzzle game, originally for the eShop of the Nintendo 3DS. The game is based on the GameLine, In.'s Game Boy title: Super Mario Maze. The game got so succesful, a special edition has been released, featuring a larger boss story mode and other various other new things. The game marks the return of the Koopa Kids and the first apparence of Yoshow and Toadlue.
Your objective is control Mario, find the Treasure and defeat Bowser.
In this game, you play as Mario trying to find the Key to open the doors and goes to the next stage, the game has 100 levels, the first levels are more easier, but, when you get to the higher levels the game starts to difficulty.The game use a overview camera like the Zelda games and the original Super Mario Maze. The game also haves power-ups which can be used to defeat enemies or complete puzzles. There's also a co-op mode which you need connect two 3DS, the second player will control Luigi and the levels will change to be more co-op. There's also boss fights with the Koopalings. You can also find False Bowser if you lose five lives in one level. In the end, you fight with Bowser himself. You can create levels and put them online to other players download and play your levels. There's also DLC Level Packs, like New Super Mario Bros. 2, the game also have a Custom Mode where you can put new styles on levels or decorate Mario or Luigi. The Custom Mode works like this, if you have a save of another 3DS game like Super Mario World 3: A Galaxy Quest, you can put things from that game to you use on this game like for example the Gravity Flower as a Power-Up.
- - Control Mario/Luigi.
- - Punch/Use a Power-Up.
- - Jump.
- - Use a Key.
- - Hold/Push something.
- / - Rotate the camera to left (pressing L) or to the right (pressing R).
|Mario||"Mario is here once again to get the treasure and defeat Bowser one more time, he finded the Treasure's Maze by accident and now he wants the treasure."|
|Luigi||"Luigi, the fearless brother, he is here to help Mario on your adventure. He can be controlled by a second player during the co-op mode."|
|Toadlue and Yoshow.||"Toadlue, the fearless 10-year old Toad and his loyal friend Yoshow, they created a group to find the treasure's maze, after falling in a hole and find Mario and the Treasure's Maze, they decided to help him giving some tips."|
|Boovishell||"Boovishell, the Boo with your loyal shell, after been a hoster and been mind controlled by Bowser and your minions, Boovishell decided to invade the maze to help Mario, he sells items to him."|
The game have 20 power-ups.
|x100px||Super Mushroom||Transform Mario into Super Mario.||Super Mario Bros.|
|Fire Flower||Make Mario throws Fireballs.||Super Mario Bros.|
|Blooper Suit||Make Mario swims and breath underwater.||Super Mario Bros. 2010|
|Vanish Flower||Make him invisible for the enemies for a certain time.||Super Mario 64|
|Mini Mushroom||Make Mario tiny to him goes through tiny passages.||New Super Mario Bros.|
|Magic Flower||Allows him move hard blocks.||Super Mario 3Dimensional|
|Classic Star||Allows him move in 2D to go into a lot of places which he doesn't go in 3D.||Super Mario and the Keyhole Madness|
|Boo Mushroom||Allows him pass through walls.||Super Mario Galaxy 2|
|Light Mushroom||Make him light up dark places.||New Super Mario Bros. IC|
|Super Acorn||Makes Mario jumps and plane in the same way which Link can fly with the Roc's Cape in the Zelda GBA games.||New Super Mario Bros. U|
|Volt Mushroom||Make Mario trigger switches and levers.||Super Mario Exploit|
Super Mario and the Keyhole Madness have ton of enemies, even with 100 levels, the game have tons of enemies, also, the game introduces new enemies. Some of the enemies are only for the DLC packs.
Prima Games released a guide about everything of the game, including how to create levels on the level editor.