-
x

Meet New Friends!

Recommended friends are based on your interests. Make sure they are up to date.

Friends ff8c072dd79a91c1300f032d674241a8d64367100ffb1f25fa3f9bec4a05319f
Kidzworld Logo

Paper Mario - N64 Video Game Review

Bowser's back and bigger than ever. He's stolen the Star Rod, imprisoned the Star Spirits, kidnapped Princess Peach and stolen her entire castle. It's up to Mario and his friends to rescue the Star Spirits and fight Bowser.

Paper Mario Game Facts The graphics are as good as they're gonna get on the N64. What's really wild is the 'paper-thin' theme. It's a 3D world but all the characters are flat, like pieces of paper. When they turn sideways they almost disappear and if you take a huge fall you float down like a page from a book.

Paper Mario Sound Effects The sound's pretty good. It's all MIDI music so it's just basic tunes, but they're well done. There are some items you can get that let you play with the sound effects. If you don't like the way things sound, toss on a magic badge and it'll change some tunes.


Paper Mario Fun Stuff The best part of Paper Mario isn't the graphics or sound, it's everything else. The story is pretty cutesy, but fun and the action is good. 'Action Commands' let you score extra damage if you're on the ball. Teammates back you up with lots of extra powers and there are hidden power-ups to give your attacks a real boost. You have total freedom to explore from one end of Mario's world to the other and do whatever you want: play games, raise animals, even cook. On the down side it's pretty cutesy. If you can't stand cutesy, consider yourself warned.


Paper Mario Final Word! Paper Mario's a quirky little game with an excellent story. It does what it can with the N64 system and comes up a winner.


Paper Mario Thumbs Up:

  • Very easy to learn.
  • 'Action Commands' are great in combat.
  • Princess Peach kicks some butt.

  • Paper Mario Thumbs Down:

  • N64 graphics & sound are pretty old.

  • Paper Mario Game Rating:


    Related Stories:

  • The Adventures of Cookie and Cream PS2 Game Review
  • Banjo-Tooie N64 Game Review
  • F-Zero GX Racing Game Gamecube Game Review
  • Pokemon Pinball Ruby & Sapphire Gameboy Game Review
  • 2 Comments

    Related Stories

    Mario luigi poll

    Who's Your Fave Super Mario Character?

    • Mario.
    • Luigi.
    • Princess Peach.
    • King Bowser Koopa.

    Games In The Forums

    ThePaleWalker636
    "unicornsrule626" wrote:Mabel and Harry Potter (I didn't really intend these to be cross-franchise, but I guess it works...) This child is unusually short for the height of his parents, but his energy and optimism make up for it. His magic is mostly centered around pranks and jokes, and he wants to work in Weasley's Wizard Wheezes when he grows up, but he won't say no to an adventure in the Forbidden Forest. He wears jeans, long sleeved shirts, and a dark leather vest over it all. He grows out his hair long and puts it in a ponytail, and his green eyes are full of life and energy. He has a strong moral compass, not afraid to get his hands dirty to protect the ones he loves. Steven x Peridot (Stevidot)
    reply about 2 hours
    unicornsrule626
    wow that's super hard! hmmm i think pizza would you rather be sucked into a book or movie?
    reply about 5 hours
    Abbergrl
    Abbergrl posted in Forum Games:
    Ahahaha I guess I'd like the shoes playing music when I walk better :p Would you rather eat too much chocolate or pizza?
    reply about 5 hours
    unicornsrule626
    really?! i'd rather.....go to jail! just kidding, clean my room would you rather have your clothes sing when you wear them or your shoes play music everytime you walk?
    reply about 5 hours
    Abbergrl
    Abbergrl posted in Forum Games:
    Ahhh. Funny I was gonna ask something similar yesterday XD Hmm.. do something super embarrassing, ig because then I turn red like a tomato but I'm laughing more hard XDD Would you rather go to jail or clean your room?
    reply about 5 hours