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Yoshi’s Woolly World

Even more clips showcasing Yoshi’s Woolly World have come in. If you’re looking for additional footage, give the ten clips below a look.

Nintendo published a new batch of screenshots and art from Yoshi’s Woolly World today. In these latest images, we get out first in-game look at the unlockable amiibo patterns. View them in the gallery below.

Nintendo have shared a new Yoshi’s Woolly World video, showcasing that you unlock costumes for Yoshi when you can scan a non-Yoshi amiibo. More than 40 amiibo are supported. Check out the video below:

The Yoshi’s Woolly World clips haven’t stopped flowing in. We have another three videos, this time from Nintendo Insider. Each one can be watched below.

German website ntower has shared another 10 minutes of footage from Yoshi’s Woolly World. You can give the latest video a look below.


A new preview from Nintendo World Report shares a bunch of new details about Yoshi’s Woolly World. We have the latest information covering the game’s story, gameplay, levels, and more. Check out a summary of the newest tidbits below.

– takes place on Craft Island, a small island in the Handmade Ocean
– this is where a clan of peaceful Yoshis live
– Kamek shows up and turns most of the dinosaurs into various sets of yarn
– Two Yoshi manage to escape to catch Kamek
– as Kamek escapes, he drops yarn everywhere, which Yoshi sets out to get
– health is represented by hearts that circle around Yoshi
– use yarn balls to find hidden paths and platforms
– in Knitty-Knotty Windmill Hill, you rebuild a windmill using yarn
– pull bows with Yoshi’s tongue to reveal secrets
– some seemingly dead-end walls actually hide secrets
– Smiley Flowers make a return
– if you hit one at the stage’s end roulette wheel, a bonus challenge will await you
– collect fruit along the way
– points that you earn are changed into beads, which are added to a specific counter
– beads are used as currency for Power Badges
– these badges will grant you special powers for a single course and you can only use one at a time
– as you progress, more badges will become available
– some badges help you to get 100% in older levels
– badges let you use Poochy the dog, pull items in with a magnetic force, see hidden items, make your Ground Pound move stronger, become faster and more
– you can even change your ability mid-stage
– 20 of the beads in every stage contain Stamp Patches
– these unlock some Miiverse stamps
– there are 5 Wonder Wools in every course
– grab all 5 to make re-knit a Yoshi and have them appear alongside you
– options include Hot Cocoa Yoshi, Candyfloss Yoshi, Poochy Yoshi and more
– every world has its own theme
– start in a grassy world, move on to the desert, head to a wondrous playground, and then finish in a deep jungle
– not every level in a world follows the overall theme
– the second level is Bounceabout Woods, where all trees in the stage are bouncepads
– another stage is Crawdaddy Beach, where you skip yarn balls across the water
– “Wobbly Mobile Jaunt” has a number of mobiles similar to what you see in the Smash Bros. stage
– tilt the mobiles to climb higher
– “Scarf-Roll Scamper” makes you hang tight on fabric rolls to move about and you can’t use your yarn ball
– “Spooky Scraps! Don’t Get Spooked” reveals platforms when you hide behind a curtain
– when behind a curtain, enemies can’t be defeated
– Yoshi transformations include a motorcycle,a mermaid with a special spin attack, a plane, umbrella, digging device, and growing massively in size
– levels have frequent checkpoints, but offer a good amount of challenge
– supported controllers include Wii Remote, the Wii Classic Controller (Pro), the Wii U Pro Controller or the Wii U GamePad
– when playing with just the Wii Remote, you can tilt to steer the yarn ball yourself
– backgrounds of levels are sometimes curtains or clouds hanging from string


We’ve got tons of Yoshi’s Woolly World footage for you, including a look at the game’s opening, various transformations and several levels, thanks to NintenDaan. Check out the videos in the playlist below:


Yoshi has always been able to take on the form of multiple objects in his games, and Yoshi’s Woolly World is no exception! Check out a clip of Yoshi as an umbrella below:

This month’s issue of EDGE has a short interview with the developers behind Yoshi’s Woolly World. The magazine spoke with Nintendo producer Takashi Tezuka as well as executive producer Etsunobu Ebisu from Good-Feel. Given the unique style featured in Yoshi’s Woolly World, the discussion focused on the game’s visuals.

Tezuka first spoke about Yoshi’s Woolly World’s art style in general:

We’ve always felt that Yoshi deserves to have a handcrafted feel to the graphics, and we’ve strived to bring this into games like Yoshi’s Island and Yoshi’s Story. With those previous titles, it was just that – an aesthetic – and didn’t really have much influence on the gameplay itself.

Tezuka also specifically explained the decision to use wool in the title, and how the graphics impact the gameplay:

Nintendo published a new wave of Yoshi’s Woolly World screenshots and art today. You can find the full set below.