Hope for Paper Mario?

Discussion in 'Switch - Games & Content' started by Titanica, Mar 4, 2018.

  1. Titanica

    Titanica As mature as a Seventh Grader!

    Dec 18, 2016
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    I love Paper Mario. I've loved every game in the series (yes I even liked Sticker Star, don't hate me), but I will admit that the series has gone down a bit. Paper Mario fans have been hoping for another game that is similar to the Thousand Year Door, but their hopes seemed to be crushed after the release of Color Splash. Lately Nintendo has been taking risks with their games. They've tried to be more creative with their games, as shown in BotW. Perhaps Miyamoto is seeing this success and will not try to destroy the next Paper Mario game's plot.

    What do you guys think? Will there be a awesome Paper Mario game on Switch, or will they continue to stay with the "Sticker Star" way?
  2. isoboy

    isoboy GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Dec 23, 2016
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    FINALLY someone other than me who enjoyed Sticker Star. I cleaned it out at 40 hours. I would only recommend TTYD do anyone who thinks the series looks interesting. Proper RPG.
  3. HaloEliteLegend

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    Are we gonna get another Paper Mario game on the Switch? Of course.
    Is it gonna be a proper RPG again? I sure hope so.

    Sticker Star just felt dull. It wasn't boring, mind you, but it was extremely dull. See, after a while, I realized there was absolutely no point fighting enemies. They didn't drop anything helpful, battles gave maybe a handful of coins, and they consumed stickers. Might as well hoard the best stickers and save 'em all for the battles I can't skip. I believe that's a fundamental design flaw with the game's gameplay. If there's no reward for fighting battles, why bother? I want them to keep the really nice graphical style they've struck recently, keep the tongue-in-cheek writing, and at the very least finally introduce a good reward or draw for battling baddies. It doesn't even have to be an RPG, it could be something like Super Paper Mario and be more of a platformer, but please, no more pointless battles.
  4. Ericthegreat

    Ericthegreat Not New Member

    Nov 8, 2008
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    Would be great if its not anything like sticker star. I thin we will get a paper mario, and a mario and luigi.
  5. pedro702

    pedro702 GBAtemp Guru

    Mar 3, 2014
    i would love a paper mario collection too, paper mario 64+pptyd+super paper mario+paper mario sticker star+paper mario color splash

    it would be a kickass collection, sadly nintendo rarely does collections :S
  6. MushGuy

    MushGuy GBAtemp Maniac

    Feb 11, 2010
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    Um no. If Nintendo hopes to make Paper Mario sell again, by now they should have realized they're better off leaving these two games behind and stick with the original trilogy instead. That and actually returning to to the stuff that actually worked, because the direction that they took after that didn't quite work in the long run, and only put the series into a massive slump.

    On a related note, here's a video that I found:
    Last edited by MushGuy, Mar 5, 2018
  7. Eddypikachu

    Eddypikachu GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Mar 25, 2015
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    Tbh the rewards for the battles in sticker star were the battles themselves for me lol. I really enjoyed the battles in this game and I usually fought all the enemies in the area because it was just plain fun not because I needed to grind to beat a boss. I enjoyed sticker star for what it was, and it was a pretty fun game with some nice music, graphics, and gameplay. Not the best paper mario game obviously but still a joy to play imo
    Last edited by Eddypikachu, Mar 6, 2018
  8. DeslotlCL

    DeslotlCL GBAtemp's official lewd scalie trash

    Oct 28, 2015
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    Pretty sure the devs stated that they arent going back to the old paper mario style, since the mario & luigi rpg games occupes the "mario rpg" spot.

    Although the gave the hope for remakes or remasters of the old ones, they only wont be doing news ones based on them.

    So, if you want a new paper mario story, just lose all your hope because they wont be doing one with the gameplay of the old ones.
  9. azoreseuropa

    azoreseuropa GBAtemp Guru

    Nov 6, 2002
    Proud to be Portuguese 100%!
    Never liked it and I dont bother.
  10. europat

    europat Advanced Member

    Feb 28, 2015
    Hoping they'll not release a remaster of Color Splash with some "Nintendo Labo" cardboard to paint ourself, lol
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  11. mightymuffy

    mightymuffy fatbaldpieeater

    Nov 6, 2002
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    All the more reason to appease fans and give us a collection of the original trilogy then...:D
    But I'm not hopeful for a return to form, indeed Mario & Luigi has been mentioned here, these games have gone progressively downhill too - I don't expect a return to form there either...
    (I've depressed myself after typing that now....:lol: )
  12. The Real Jdbye

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    I do like all the Paper Mario games but I wish they would go back to the story-driven style. But they have pretty much said they don't want Paper Mario to have a proper story so it doesn't seem like that's going to happen. Mario & Luigi seems like it's the best thing we've got when it comes to that, but it's not quite the same thing, and I didn't like Paper Jam very much. Dream Team was great though.
    Super Paper Mario might be my favorite in the series. It was really different from earlier entries, and is equally different from the later ones, but I really enjoyed the story, and it had some interesting level design and mechanics and a great soundtrack. They haven't made another game remotely like that since, so I would enjoy another action-based Paper Mario game.

    Whatever they end up giving us, I'm sure I'll still like it.
  13. Captain_N

    Captain_N GBAtemp Maniac

    Mar 29, 2010
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    na Hope for real Mario RPG 2
  14. Pluupy

    Pluupy _(:3」∠)_

    Sep 13, 2009
    United States
    I don't think they will ever return to RPG style because Intelligent Systems, the developer of Paper Mario N64 and Thousand Year Door, is busy with Fire Emblem's newfound mass popularity.