One of the saving graces of the Wii U period of Nintendo's life is the expansion of Toad from a supporting character, to the front man in his own puzzle spin-off title, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker. Whilst the game was well recieved by press and fans alike, the 73 people who actually bought a Wii U weren't enough to give the game the sales figures it deserved. Hope is high that the little bulbous-headed fella will get the love he deserves now though, as the title is getting re-released.
With Mario's first outing in Donkey Kong back in the eighties, the unique feature was the mustachioed plumber's ability to jump. The unique thing about Toad's levels in Super Mario 3D Land, and subsequently his debut starring title, was his inability to jump: bringing the series full circle. Instead, you must manipulate the environment in order to give Toad a path to follow.
Bound for the Switch and 3DS later this year, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker will be getting new levels based off of Mario's latest outing, Super Mario Odyssey. It'll also feature the original levels of the game, and newly created touch-screen controls for the 3DS version. The title is available now for the Wii U, and will be coming to the Switch and 3DS on the 13th of July.