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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is a puzzle game featuring Captain Toad of Super Mario Galaxy's Toad Brigade. On his treasure-seeking quest, Captain Toad visits many different levels to collect diamond, coins and stars.

Each level appears as a page in a story book with specific goals to complete. Each stage has three hidden diamond to collect and one special objective, such as collecting a golden mushroom, avoiding or defeating all the enemies, or gathering a set number of coins, to complete. The main objective is to reach the golden star at the end of the levels. To do so, the player controls Captain Toad (or Toadette) through mazes, platforms and tunnels. Completed objectives are then checked on the storybook page, and a stamp appears once all objectives are met.

Captain Toad cannot jump, but he can pick-up and use turnips and other tools, like a pickax that defeats the enemies and destroys the blocks in Captain Toad's way for a limited time or a cherry that creates a duplicate Captain Toad. The WiiU GamePad is used in different ways to help Captain Toad move around: tilting the GamePad (or using the right analog) changes the view to help spot hidden objects, some parts of the level can be rotated, raised or lowered by touching them on the GamePad screen, and some wheels can be turned via the touch screen to rotate certain platforms. If Captain Toad gets hurt, he shrinks down, and regains his normal size if he uses a mushroom. If he gets hurt a second time, he loses a life; if all lives are lost, it's game over. Finding a 1-up mushroom or collecting 100 coins adds an additional life.

In some levels, Captain Toad rides a mine cart and the player must shoot at coins, blocks, enemies and treasures as the cart moves towards the golden star.

In the later 3DS and Switch version new levels were added based upon worlds from Super Mario Odyssey, including levels which could be unlocked using the 3 Super Mario Odyssey Wedding Amiibo's. Additionally, after failing a level a set amount of times a invincibility mushroom will appear to aid in passing the level.

Screenshots

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Wii U Using a cannon in Gamepad view
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Wii U Vertical-oriented level
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Wii U Touch the elevator to make it work
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Wii U With the help of Toadette's head lamp you are able to see anything at all in this dark ghost house

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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Screenshot
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Screenshot
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Screenshot
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Screenshot

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Alternate Titles

  • "進め! キノピオ隊長" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Susume! Kinopio-taichō" -- Japanese spelling romanization
  • "Susume! Captain Kinopio" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

Snackbar-Games.com Dec 11, 2014 5 out of 5 100
Gaming Age Dec 01, 2014 A- 91
Hardcore Gamer Magazine Dec 09, 2014 4.5 out of 5 90
Digitally Downloaded Dec 19, 2014 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Tech-Gaming Dec 08, 2014 86 out of 100 86
Polygon Dec 01, 2014 8.5 out of 10 85
Girl Gamers UK Jan 12, 2015 8.5 Stars8.5 Stars8.5 Stars8.5 Stars8.5 Stars8.5 Stars8.5 Stars8.5 Stars8.5 Stars8.5 Stars 85
Nintendo Life Dec 01, 2014 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
Gamereactor (Sweden) Dec 16, 2014 7 out of 10 70
Giant Bomb Dec 01, 2014 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Fred VT (25982) added Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Wii U) on Dec 25, 2014
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