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  • Round Up The Reviews Are In For Super Mario RPG

    Is it RP-Great?

    At the end of the week, Nintendo will release the very last of its 2023 first-party Switch line-up with Super Mario RPG, a faithful remake of the 1996 SNES classic. Judging from our own review, it looks like Nintendo is closing out the year with a bang, as we've awarded the remake a score of 9/10, noting that it "sets a new standard...

  • Poll What's The Best RPG Starring Mario?

    Paper, Partners, and everything in between

    Mario, the world's favourite platforming plumber, has done everything — kart racing, tennis, golf, partying, and a little bit of turn-based RPG-ing. 1996 saw Mario's RPG debut in the Super NES favourite, Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, and since then, he's starred in 14 different RPGs (plus...

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  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Duel #78 - Super Mario RPG

    Seven-star game

    Welcome back, you lovely lot, to Box Art Brawl — our poll-filled series to find out your favourite regional retro box art variants from two or more contestants. It's been over a month since the last Brawl but following some time off to train up and recuperate, we're back once again to wreak havoc on video game covers of yesteryear...

Tuesday9th Mar 2021

  • Anniversary It's Super Mario RPG's 25th Birthday!

    Don't get too excited - Nintendo likely won't do anything for this one, either

    Let's just ignore the woeful approach of the end of Mario's 35th anniversary, or the completely-ignored 35th anniversary of the Zelda series for a moment. 2021 is also a big year for Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

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  • Art Banjo-Kazooie Reimagined in the Mario RPG Style

    It's a bear necessity

    As a daily treat this year we're going to take a little time to step away from wondering about how leaky Nintendo has become, and simply focus on some lovely fan-made art. We've occasionally shared some stand-out examples in the past, but now we want to make it a daily occurrence; the only objective is to highlight some cool...

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  • News USA VC Releases: Super Mario RPG and Clu Clu Land

    If you're one of those people who, for some reason, didn't care that great games like Ys Book I & II, Samurai Shodown II and Mega Man came out recently, and only care about Nintendo games, maybe you can finally stop complaining this week - There's not one but two Nintendo games available later today.

    Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars...