Yoshi's Story

Yoshi's Story (N64)


Nintendo 64
Nintendo EAD


Game Rating

User Ratings: 468

Our Review: 6/10


Number of Players
Single Player
Release Date

Wii Shop

  • 17th Sep 2007 (USA), 1,000 points
  • 26th Oct 2007 (UK/EU), 1,000 points
  • 30th Oct 2007 (JPN), 1,000 points

Nintendo 64

  • 21st Dec 1997 (JPN)
  • 10th Mar 1998 (USA)
  • 10th May 1998 (UK/EU)

Wii U eShop

  • 24th Mar 2016 (USA), $9.99
  • 14th Apr 2016 (UK/EU), £8.99
Nintendo Switch Online
Controller Support
Classic, Gamecube

Screenshots (5)

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  • 61

    Wii U eShop / N64

    Review Yoshi's Story

    A pretty but short story

    There's a lot to love about Yoshi's Story. The presentation is gorgeous, the mechanics are solid, and seeing a bunch of Yoshis wandering about remains adorable throughout the campaign. Unfortunately the game is held back by oversimplified platforming, design that's clearly oriented towards young and inexperienced gamers, and...

  • 41

    Wii Virtual Console / Nintendo 64

    Review Yoshi's Story

    Not Yoshi's finest hour

    Remember Yoshi's Island on the Super NES? That awesome platformer that swapped the roles and made Yoshi the main hero with (Baby) Mario being the sidekick? It's become iconic, but this is perhaps the first "real" Yoshi game (Mario isn't in the name and he's barely seen in the game) and it does things a bit differently. The...

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!