The title of this game is so called because of the 2D paper cut-out look of the characters in their 3D world. This game has classic Mario-style action incorporated with regular RPG storyline, puzzles, and strategic turn-based battles. Featuring an all-star cast of characters including Mario, Luigi, Peach, Bowser and Toad.
Use the gamecube or classic controller to move through a 3-D world.
Buy badges, defeat enemies for money, sell some items, buy some items, and a lot more.
Smash the ground to make cool sounds with you hammer/double jump.
Talk with Yoshis, Boos, Toads, Koopas, Bomb-ombs, and more.
Go around in search of star pieces, level-up boxes, badges, ect.
 Hardware Requirements
This game is also known as Mario Story in Japan.