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[edit] Background

Princess Peach is on vacation in Garutsuki Town, and finds a map that leads to a legendary treasure! She sends the map to Mario, who will aid her in her hunt. To find the treasure it involves collecting 7 objects called Star Stones. However, before Mario arrives, she is kidnapped by a dragon by the name of Hooktail. It's now up to Mario and a team of quirky characters to save the Princess and defeat a mysterious new villain..

[edit] Gameplay

Paper Mario 2 features a unique blend of 2D/3D fighting that allows the gamer complete leverage while fighting. During the game Mario uses completely unique abilities such as folding himself up into a paper airplane and exploring. These unique abilities and new innovations fuse together very new, innovative gameplay

[edit] Features

  • Paper Mario 2 combines turn-based battles with action elements.
  • Timing Action Commands help you dodge or inflict damageand impress the crowd to give you power for super attacks.
  • Fold into a paper airplane and take to the air, turn sideways to slip through narrow passages and roll into a tube to bounce to safety
  • Buy new abilities at the badge shop!
  • Different mini games, such as a quiz show or the ability to control Bowser in a sidescrolling action sequence.

This game is also known as Paper Mario RPG in Japan.

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Paper Mario Color Splash comes to Wii U on October 7, Koopalings join the 2D fun

E3 Paint the Prism Island red

Jun 15 at 6:42pm, by Maxfield Navarro | 6 comments
Nintendo E3 Presentation Predictions: Pokémon Sun & Moon, Legend of Zelda in Treehouse event

E3 Nintendo is opting out of the Direct stream this year

Jun 10 at 9:43am, by Maxfield Navarro | 2 comments
Paper Mario Color Splash comes to Wii U this year, paint the town red with Mario

Get ready for a Splatoon cameo

Mar 03 at 3:14pm, by Maxfield Navarro | 6 comments

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Release Dates
  • North America: Oct 11, 2004
  • Japan: Jun 1, 2004
  • Europe: Nov 12, 2004
  • Australia: Nov 17, 2004
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