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Super Mario RPG Remake Announced for Nintendo Switch

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Story Highlights

  • Nintendo unveils a remake of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System’s title Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars for Switch.
  • The game is scheduled for release on November 17.
  • The remake introduces enhanced graphics and cinematics, enriching the original’s colorful RPG gameplay.

Super Mario RPG Returns on Nintendo Switch

Nintendo has recently announced the return of a beloved classic – Super Mario RPG – revamped for the Nintendo Switch. The upcoming game is a remake of the celebrated Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) title, Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, set to release on November 17.

The game transports players into a world of captivating role-playing adventure. It pivots around the story of an unlikely alliance between Mario, Bowser, and Peach. The trio, along with original characters Mallow and Geno, sets off on a mission to restore the wish-granting Star Road and thwart the schemes of the mischievous Smithy Gang.

Engaging Gameplay and Enhanced Visuals

Reimagined for the modern gaming landscape, the remake incorporates updated graphics and cinematics, adding further charm to the game’s vibrant, colorful role-playing universe. These improvements promise an engaging experience for new players, while offering a dose of nostalgia for those revisiting this distinctive RPG.

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The gameplay mechanics stay faithful to the original’s core aspects. Players get to explore the game’s lively environment alongside their quirky party, making leaps towards their objectives. On encountering monsters, a turn-based battle system is activated. Players can command a party of three characters during these confrontations.

Notably, the game introduces an interactive aspect to its battles. It allows players to press a button at just the right moment during an attack to deal extra damage or during a defensive move to guard more effectively. This mechanic not only adds an additional layer of strategy but also keeps players actively engaged during combat encounters.

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The Super Mario RPG remake for Nintendo Switch thus stays true to its original’s charm while incorporating enhancements that match contemporary gaming standards. It invites both new and returning players to embark on this revitalized journey through a vibrant, role-playing world.

Written by Shaun Savage

Shaun Savage is the founder and editor-in-chief of Video Gaming. He has been covering and writing about video games for over 9 years. He is a 2013 graduate of the Academy of Art University with an A.A. in Web Design and New Media. In his off-time, he enjoys playing video games, watching bad movies, and spending time with his family.