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Review: Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker review – Nintendo Switch rediscovers a buried gem

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker review - Nintendo Switch rediscovers a buried gem Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker was built with the Wii U hardware in mind, but in certain ways it feels like the quintessential Switch game.

This is an unusually proportioned two thirds-fat effort from Nintendo. It’s caught somewhere in between a premium mobile game and a full retail console game in concept, scope and price – though it’s closer to the latter.

Sounds perfect for Nintendo’s hybrid handheld console, right? Not quite, as it turns out. But it’s not far off at all.

You’re grounded

This spin-off from the Mario universe (Super Mario 3D World, to be specific) casts you as the famous plumber’s adventurous buddy, Captain Toad. Just as with his role in Super Mario Odyssey, CT makes up for a lack of mobility with an intrepid spirit.

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