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Description

The famous Mario Brothers return in this sequel to the humorous Superstar Saga. In this adventure, Princess Peach takes a trip in a time machine, but when it returns, there's only a monster inside! The heroic brothers travel back in time only to discover that evil alien life forms known as the Shroobs have taken over the Mushroom Kingdom, and no-one is safe! They soon meet up with their younger selves, and set out to stop the alien menace, not to mention rescue the Princess!

Although the game has turn-based battles, it follows the tradition of the previous Mario RPG games, in that button commands can be pressed during battle to increase your attack, defend, and counterattack, to give the impression of a more interactive battle.

Battling can also become quite hectic, as players now have to control the each of the four brothers with the four different face buttons. This can make for some very tricky situations when using special power-ups that randomize the brothers' turns.

Screenshots

Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time Nintendo DS In the castle with a Save and FullHeal block
Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time Nintendo DS Introducing Stuffwell
Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time Nintendo DS The end?
Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time Nintendo DS Princess Shroob, the villain

Promo Images

Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time Screenshot
Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time Screenshot
Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time Screenshot
Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "马里奥与路易RPG2" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "マリオ&ルイージRPG2" -- Japanese spelling
  • "마리오&루이지 RPG 시간의 파트너" -- Korean spelling
  • "Mario und Luigi: Zusammen durch die Zeit" -- German title
  • "Mario & Luigi RPG: Siganui Partners" -- Korean title
  • "Mario & Luigi RPG 2x2" -- Japanese title
  • "Mario & Luigi: Les Frères du Temps" -- French title
  • "Mario & Luigi: Fratelli nel Tempo" -- Italian title
  • "Mario & Luigi: Compañeros en el Tiempo" -- Spanish title

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Critic Reviews

GameSpy Nintendo DS Sep 27, 2005 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
1UP Nintendo DS Nov 29, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Nintendo DS Mar 07, 2006 9 out of 10 90
IGN Nintendo DS Nov 28, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Game Informer Magazine Nintendo DS Dec, 2005 8.75 out of 10 88
Legendra Nintendo DS Sep 02, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Press Start Online Nintendo DS Jan 31, 2006 16 out of 20 80
Planet GameCube Nintendo DS Dec 04, 2005 8 out of 10 80
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Nintendo DS Aug 01, 2006 7.5 out of 10 75
EL33TONLINE Nintendo DS Jan 22, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2006 – #2 Best DS Game of the Year
    • 2006 – #2 Most Humorous Game of the Year
  • GameSpy
    • 2005 – #4 Nintendo DS Game of the Year
    • 2005 – Nintendo DS RPG of the Year

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