Paper Mario: Sticker Star is turn-based Action-Adventure game, for Nintendo 3DS that uses the handheld's 3D capabilities to bring the visual style of the Paper Mario game franchise to life like never before. Players must collect, purchase, and create stickers to use in battles to stop Bowser from ruining things. Additional features include: rpg and puzzle-solving gameplay elements, hit point build up tied to stickers found and used, in-game companion "Kersti," explorable locales, and hidden sticker bonus abilities.
The Paper Mario series was one of those Nintendo experiments for Mario games to branch out of their platforming foundation. While a Mario RPG wasn't a new idea at the time, thanks to the amazing Super Mario RPG on the SNES, it did feel like a fresh take on the Mushroom Kingdom that fans didn't even know they wanted. Enter Paper Mario: Sticker Star, the latest entry in the Paper series for the Nintendo 3DS. Is this latest Mario adventure brimming with charm and innovation, or is it just paper thin? Sticker Star features a somewhat familiar formula to the first Paper Mario game for the Nintendo 64, as well as its Gamecube sequel. A narratively focused adventure that's filled with silly antics, humorous dialogue and light RPG tropes that will satisfy those looking for... Read Review