ClothingThis 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.
WritingMario and Luigi are actually heard speaking mock-Italian for the first time.
- 2003 – #6 Game Boy Advance Game of the Year
- 2003 – Game Boy Advance RPG of the Year
- Golden Joystick Awards
- 2004 - Runner-up to Sonic Advance 3 as Handheld Game of the Year