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Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga

MobyRank MobyScore
Game Boy Advance
90
4.1
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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 Solo attack
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga Game Boy Advance Intro scene
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga Game Boy Advance Almost naked Mario...
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! Game Boy Advance Classic Nigel (150)

The Press Says

Game Shark Game Boy Advance Dec 31, 2003 A 100
Legendra Game Boy Advance 2003 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Gamer 2.0 Game Boy Advance Apr 26, 2004 9.3 out of 10 93
GamerDad Game Boy Advance Dec 18, 2003 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Bordersdown Game Boy Advance Dec, 2003 9 out of 10 90
Mygamer.com Game Boy Advance Jul 07, 2004 9 out of 10 90
Nintendo Spin Game Boy Advance Jul 29, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
Gamezine Game Boy Advance Jan 27, 2004 17 out of 20 85
GameSpy Game Boy Advance Nov 20, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Super Play Game Boy Advance Dec, 2003 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
Information also contributed by Fred VT and piltdown man.

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