on July 17, 2020.Paper Mario: The Origami King is a brand new adventure that has Mario teaming up with his new partner, Olivia, as “they team up with unlikely allies like Bowser and the Toads to battle evil Folded Soldiers.”Princess Peach invites Mario and Luigi to the kingdom’s origami festival, but she looks a bit more…papery than usual. It turns out King Olly, who claims to be the ruler of Origami Kingdom, has hatched a “devious” plot that only Mario and his friends could solve. Oh, and Olivia is actually King Olly’s sister!
Paper Mario will have new abilities at his disposal, including the 1,000-Fold Arms ability that will allow players to extend Mario’s arms to interact with the environment and solve puzzles.
There will also be a new ring-based battle system that requires both “puzzle-solving skills and a quick wit.”
Paper Mario: The Origami King Screenshots
Paper Mario: The Origami King is the first title since 2016’s Paper Mario: Color Splash that was released on the Wii U. In our review, we said “Paper Mario: Color Splash is a step in the right direction for the series after the 3DS’s Paper Mario: Sticker Star, continuing its shift from RPG to action-adventure game while also introducing some smart changes to its battle system.”
“Paper Mario: The Origami King delivers a grand new adventure on Nintendo Switch for players to wrap themselves up in,” said Nick Chavez, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “This game marks the debut of the Paper Mario series on Nintendo Switch, expanding the vast library of games with another standout entry in a beloved franchise.”Paper Mario: The Origami King may very well be the first game that will help celebrate Super Mario Bros. 35th anniversary, one that, if the reports are true, will see the release of remasters of many of Mario’s classic adventures, including Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy.
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