Paper Mario

Paper Mario

2001

System
Nintendo 64
Publisher
Nintendo
Developer
Intelligent Systems

9.0

Game Rating

User Ratings: 86

Our Review: 10/10

Overview

Number of Players
Single Player
Genre
RPG
Release Date

Wii Shop

  • 16th Jul 2007, 1,000 points (USA)
  • 13th Jul 2007, 1,000 points (UK/EU)
  • 10th Jul 2007, 1,000 points (JPN)

Nintendo 64

  • 11th Aug 2000 (JPN)
  • 5th Feb 2001 (USA)
  • 5th Oct 2001 (UK/EU)

Wii U eShop

  • 30th Apr 2015, $9.99 (USA)
  • 21st May 2015, £8.99/€9.99 (UK/EU)
Series
Paper Mario, Mario
Controller Support
Classic, Gamecube

Screenshots (5)

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Reviews

  • 81

    Wii U eShop / N64

    Review Paper Mario

    Historical document

    Can we take a moment to appreciate just how gloriously wacky it is that a game like Paper Mario exists in the first place? This is an idea that followed in the footsteps of Super Mario RPG, the Square/Nintendo collaboration which in itself marked a big departure in genre for the Mario universe. Nintendo would continue down this...

  • 16

    / Nintendo 64

    Review Paper Mario

    A two-dimensional adventure which is anything but thin!

    Remember Super Mario RPG? It was basically the swansong of the SNES, and though sales for it were fairly poor (Since people had moved on to new consoles and all), the games managed to build up quite a fanbase, and is, nowadays, one of the most popular Mario games ever made, despite not being...

About The Game

In this sprawling action-RPG, Mario may be two-dimensional but his adventure is anything but thin! Paper Mario brilliantly blends the heroic plumber's platform antics with a hilarious quest full of offbeat characters and wacky challenges.

Released to critical acclaim in 2001, Paper Mario takes you on an exciting journey through the Mushroom Kingdom to release the Star Spirits imprisoned by a power-hungry Bowser.

Along the way you'll fight enemies in entertaining turn-based battles, team up with a variety of uniquely skilled partners, discover secret minigames and even bake a cake!