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 Battle menu
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga Game Boy Advance Our favourite enemy
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga Game Boy Advance Bros. attack
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga Game Boy Advance Status screen

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

Game Freaks 365 2003 9.1 out of 10 91
DarkZero Jan 09, 2005 9.1 out of 10 91
Gaming Nexus Dec 08, 2003 A- 91
Bordersdown Dec, 2003 9 out of 10 90
Games Master Jan, 2004 90 out of 100 90
1UP May 09, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
Gamezine Jan 27, 2004 17 out of 20 85
Nintendo Spin Jul 29, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
IC-Games Dec 10, 2003 78 out of 100 78
The Video Game Critic Jul 18, 2004 B 75

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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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