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Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga

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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.


Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga Game Boy Advance Menu screen
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga Game Boy Advance Title screen
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga Game Boy Advance Our favourite enemy
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga Game Boy Advance Intro scene

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

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The Press Says

Game Shark Game Boy Advance Dec 31, 2003 A 100
Defunct Games Game Boy Advance Nov 17, 2003 A 100
Armchair Empire, The Game Boy Advance Feb 08, 2004 9.5 out of 10 95
Game Freaks 365 Game Boy Advance 2003 9.1 out of 10 91
Games Master Game Boy Advance Jan, 2004 90 out of 100 90 (GAF) Game Boy Advance Nov 27, 2003 9 out of 10 90
N-Zone Game Boy Advance Jan 16, 2004 89 out of 100 89
1UP Game Boy Advance May 09, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
Super Play Game Boy Advance Dec, 2003 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy Game Boy Advance Nov 20, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80


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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.


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.


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


  • 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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