GR+ Live: Why Super Mario RPG still holds up


After more than a decade of Mario & Luigi games and sixteen years of Paper Mario games, you would think that people would have moved past Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars for Super Nintendo. Why do people continue to latch onto this one when there are so many other plumber role-playing games after twenty years? It's because Super Mario RPG captures the very best of Nintendo creativity and Squaresoft's 1990s RPG design skills. Newly released on Wii U Virtual Console, it's high time to dive back into Super Mario RPG to see what it does so well.

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