Super Paper Mario

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Mario and Luigi are enjoying a lazy afternoon at their house when they hear the terrible news: Princess Peach has been kidnapped! The two brothers head straight for Bowser's castle to get her back, but Bowser is just as surprised about Peach's kidnapping as they are. At that moment, a strange top-hatted villain warps in and abducts everyone but Mario. The mysterious villain then forces Peach and Bowser to get married, creating a rift of dark energy that threatens to tear the universe apart! Only Mario can save the day...but he can't do it alone.


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ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)

Game Genre: Role Playing Game

Release Date: 2007-04-09

Maximum Number of Players: 1


Summary

Product Title: Super Paper Mario

Manufacturer: Nintendo

Lowest Price: $19.99 from Target.com

Power Score: 4.3 | 25 Reviews


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Super Paper Mario (Wii)

Strengths: Inventive 2D/3D gameplay, great platformer action, nice RPG elements, good graphics.

Weakness: Lots of text to read

Super Paper Mario takes the 2D platformer concept and turns it 45 degrees to the side. The game plays mostly in 2D mode, like the previous Super Mario titles, though at times, it's turned into a 3D platformer for a short time. The 3D mode allows for getting past issues that can't be solved in 2D mode. The game looks pretty good, though there's an immense amount of text to read through as the game...
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By shrike424242 - Aug 30, 2007

Paper Mario Super

Strengths: Fun story and characters

Weakness: Some backtracking is tedious

Super Paper Mario is a thoroughly excellent platformer with RPG elements. The plot is coherent, the characters are charming and funny, and the puzzles are clever and interesting. Highly recommended.

By yakkotank - Aug 7, 2007

Paper Platforming

Strengths: Witty dialogue, great platforming elements

Weakness: Occasionally doesn't know if it's an RPG or platformer.

Super Paper Mario is an excellent GameCube->Wii conversion. While clearly not a Wii title initially, the added functionality of the Wiimote does not detract from the experience. Intelligent Systems (or is it Treehouse?) once again delivers a fine localization with some of the funnier dialogue I've read in a game in some time. At times the game drags due to an excess of the same, but the 2 and 3D...
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By botticus - Aug 3, 2007

Super Paper Mario is an excellent game for the Wii!

Strengths: Fun RPG-lite elements in a Mario platformer

Weakness: Heavy amounts of text dialogue

I thoroughly enjoyed Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door, and was eagerly looking forward to this game. It did not disappoint. The ability to switch between 2D and 3D is used well for the game's various puzzles. Unlike Thousand Year Door, where combat was turn-based, here the action is of the more traditional mario-platform variety -- jump on the monster's heads, shoot fireballs, or throw items....
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By njkrautk - Jul 27, 2007

Mario Is Back And This Time He's Looking To

Strengths: Exploration, Innovative

Weakness: Nothing I Could Think of

Mario is Back again in paper form. Super Paper Mario is an action adventure game with role playing elements added into the mix. Unlike the previous two Paper Mario games which had turn based battles systems like your typical RPGs you will be moving around in a 2D world which you will attack enemies to defeat them within that environment much like any of the old Super Mario Bros side scrollers....
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By FOnewearl - Jul 14, 2007

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