Super Paper Mario

Up until a few weeks ago, Mario's sorta-2D adventure was confined to the GameCube. It kinda made sense, seeing as it's a pretty simple, side-scrolling game like the classic days of old. But now, Super Paper Mario is a Wii-only title, infused with a few tilty-shaky ideas and a much better shot at becoming a successful release. After a quick run through of level 2-2, we're convinced you're gonna flip over this game. It's that fun. A pristine blend of classic gaming and that surreal paper-world visual style that made the RPGs such a blast.

While roaming through Merlee's Mansion, we called six adorable traits that are going to sink their sugar-coated teeth into you and never let go. As follows:

A fomer Executive Editor at GamesRadar, Brett also contributed content to many other Future gaming publications including Nintendo Power, PC Gamer and Official Xbox Magazine. Brett has worked at Capcom in several senior roles, is an experienced podcaster, and now works as a Senior Manager of Content Communications at PlayStation SIE.