Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

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Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
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Developer(s) Square Co.
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Platform(s) SNES
Release date(s) JPN March 9, 1996
NA May 13, 1996
Genre(s) role-playing game
Mode(s) Single player
Rating(s) ESRB: E (Everyone)
PEGI: 3+

Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, (also called Super Mario RPG (スーパーマリオRPG Sūpā Mario Ārupījī?) in Japan), is a role-playing game made by Square Co. (now known as Square Enix) and published by Nintendo. The game was first out on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1996, and then on the Wii's Virtual Console service in 2008.

Gameplay[change | edit source]

The gameplay of Super Mario RPG is like other Square role-playing games of Chrono Trigger and the Final Fantasy series. The characters fight enemies by taking turns in a battle-style area. The player controls Mario, Bowser, Princess Toadstool, Mallow and Geno. Each of those characters has special moves they can use on an enemy.

Reception[change | edit source]

Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars got very good scores, including an 88% average from Game Rankings.[1] The game also sold 1.47 million copies in Japan, which was the third best selling game in that region of 1996.[2]

References[change | edit source]

  1. "Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars Reviews". Game Rankings. http://www.gamerankings.com/htmlpages4/588739.asp. Retrieved 2007-09-10.
  2. The Magic Box (The Webmaster) (2006-10-31). "The Magic Box: Platinum Game Chart, Japanese Console Games Sold Over One Million.". The Magic Box: International Videogame News. The Magic Box. pp. 1. http://www.the-magicbox.com/topten2.htm. Retrieved 2007-02-20.