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Why Square And Nintendo Should Have Never Split – Super Mario RPG Review

SUPER MARIO RPG: LEGEND OF THE SEVEN STARS (1996) – SQUARE

Mario, Peach and Bowser as allies? That will never catch on....

A while back, I published a Top Ten List featuring the best Mario games that aren’t platformers, and I ended up placing Super Mario RPG at the top of the list. I reckon there are two types of people when it comes to this game; those who aren’t even aware of its existence, and those who think that its one of the best RPG’s available on the SNES, by itself a very impressive feat. The premise really shouldn’t work, but this game demonstrates for me just what Nintendo and Squaresoft could do when they worked together, and arguably what Nintendo lost out on when Squaresoft pledged its allegiances to Sony in the fifth generation console battle. Continue reading Why Square And Nintendo Should Have Never Split – Super Mario RPG Review