Excerpt: Nintendo went a fascinating direction with Super Paper Mario. This is not a true role playing game, but it is also not a true action adventure video game either. It is sort of a hybrid of both with a dimensional twist. All of the game levels are played in the 2D/3D side scrolling action.
Excerpt: If there could only be one iconic figure in gaming, it would be that mustachioed master of midair maneuvering, Mario. His popularity has spanned the globe and he has become a household name, with fans even going so far as to nickname his creators the "Mario Factory.
RPG + Platformer = Lots and Lots of Mustache Jokes
15 April 2010
Excerpt: With Super Paper Mario , Nintendo has outdone themselves yet again, creating not only the best incarnation of the Paper Mario series to date, but a near-perfect amalgamation of drastically different gaming genres.
Excerpt: Ever since the original Super Mario RPG , Nintendo has been making RPGs that follow the mustachioed plumber. Typically, these games are full of humor, accessible to most any player, and feature unique mechanics.
Excerpt: Super Paper Mario was originally announced for release on the Nintendo GameCube in 2006, but after the unveiling of the Nintendo Wii, the game was delayed. Later in the year, the Intelligent Systems title was discretely shifted to the Wii only.
Excerpt: The stage is set. The bride, resplendent in her white dress, looks dreamily across the altar at her groom. With a little coerc- err, convincing from the other attendees, she speaks the words that will bind them together forever. But wait a second! Bowser’s not supposed to get the girl.. is he?
Excerpt: Super Mario Galaxy may still be a few months away, but that doesn't mean you can't get your podgy plumber fix right now. Developed by Intelligent Systems, Super Paper Mario is a gem of an adventure that borrows heavily from its N64 and GameCube brothers as a platforming, RPG hybrid, weaving together...
Excerpt: Mario is a relatively flat fellow, but at the same time, he's a pretty deep guy. What else should we expect from a plumber who keeps saving the world? But in Super Paper Mario , the famous hero with the level-five mustache (yes, this game has a sense of humor, and a thing for mustaches) is facing a...