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Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (Game Boy Advance)

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Description

Princess Peach's voice has been stolen by Cackletta and replaced with explosives! Mario and Luigi with the help of Bowser follow her trail to the neighboring Beanbean Kingdom, where they interact with a new cast of characters in their quest to stop her.

Battle gameplay further continues the Super Mario RPG and Paper Mario traditions. Rather than merely making selections from a menu as in many RPGs, timing your button presses correctly can inflict or defend from extra damage.

Screenshots

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga Game Boy Advance Menu screen
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga Game Boy Advance Almost naked Mario...
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga Game Boy Advance Intro scene
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga Game Boy Advance Mario & Luigi

Alternate Titles

  • "马里奥与路易RPG" -- Chinese Title (Simplified)
  • "マリオ&ルイージRPG" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Mario & Luigi RPG" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

Finkrats! Classic Nigel (150) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Deeko 2003 9.5 out of 10 95
GameZone Nov 22, 2003 9.4 out of 10 94
Christ Centered Game Reviews Jul 20, 2005 92 out of 100 92
DarkZero Jan 09, 2005 9.1 out of 10 91
IGN Nov 17, 2003 9 out of 10 90
Cubed3 Nov 26, 2003 9 out of 10 90
N-Zone Jan 16, 2004 89 out of 100 89
Gamezine Jan 27, 2004 17 out of 20 85
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 21, 2003 17 out of 20 85
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Sep 25, 2005 8 out of 10 80

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

The Game Boy Advance version of Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Clothing

This is the first ever Nintendo game where Mario does not have his clothes on. Note: He is NOT completely naked, he has a towel on.

Writing

Mario and Luigi are actually heard speaking mock-Italian for the first time.

Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2003 – #6 Game Boy Advance Game of the Year
    • 2003 – Game Boy Advance RPG of the Year
  • Golden Joystick Awards
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Joshua J. Slone (4614) added Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (Game Boy Advance) on Feb 06, 2004
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