Number of Players
1 (Single Player)
Release Date

Nintendo 64

  • JP 21st Dec 1997
  • US 10th Mar 1998
  • EU 10th May 1998

Wii (Wii Shop)

  • US 17th Sep 2007, 1,000 points
  • EU 26th Oct 2007, 1,000 points
  • JP 30th Oct 2007, 1,000 points

Wii U eShop

  • US 24th Mar 2016, $9.99
  • EU 14th Apr 2016, £8.99

Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack (Subscription)

  • Available Now
Controller Support


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About The Game

Baby Bowser has snatched the Super Happy Tree and cast a spell on Yoshi's Island, turning it into a picture book! Only six Yoshis remain, so it falls to them to reclaim the tree and restore happiness to the world.

This cute, colourful platformer uses a unique '2.5-D' graphical style to render impressive character models and bright, vibrant environments in which the Yoshis can run, swim, 'flutter' jump and sniff out secrets.

Eat fruit, avoid enemies and obstacles, and throw eggs from the Yoshis' never-ending supply in your quest to stop Baby Bowser's plan. And who knows, you might even find the mysterious black and white Yoshis!