May 12, 2021

Nintendo’s Paper Mario Series Is Now 20 Years Old


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This week marks the 20th anniversary of Paper Mario in North America. Yep, the original Nintendo 64 Mario RPG was first released in this region on 5th February 2001. This also marks 20 years – in general – since the series started out.

To celebrate this special occasion, Nintendo of America has shared the following tweet, asking fans what their favourite memory Paper Mario memory is:

The original Paper Mario was first released in Japan in August 2000, and got a PAL release in the latter half of 2001 in October.

To date, there are six major Paper Mario entries, and the latest one, Paper Mario: The Origami King, was released on the Nintendo Switch last year.

What memories of Paper Mario do you have over the past 20 years? What’s your favourite Paper Mario game? Leave a comment down below.


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