Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is a 3D platformer RPG developed and published by Nintendo for the 3DS. It was released in Japan on July 13, 2014, in North America on December 5, 2014, in Europe on February 13, 2015, and in Australia on February 14, 2015. The game is a spiritual successor to the Super Mario Galaxy games, as it features puzzle-based gameplay focused on collecting objects and navigating obstacles.
The player controls Captain Toad or Toadette through various levels inspired by locations from the Super Mario series. The goal of each level is to find the Power Star located somewhere within. To accomplish this, the player must navigate Captain Toad or Toadette through various puzzles and avoid enemies. The game also includes amiibo support; using certain amiibo allows the player to receive a 1-Up Mushroom or coins.