Paper Mario: The Origami King

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Recommendation: Skip It
Median Score: 80/100
Total Reviews: 99

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Critics Consensus: Paper Mario: The Origami King is warm and colorful, but the game suffers from one-note combat and tiresome backtracking.
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Join Mario and his new companion Olivia on a comedic adventure that will take you to the far corners of a papercraft world in Paper Mario: The Origami King on Nintendo Switch! Face off against the Origami King and his army of paper invaders, team up with some extraordinary companions and master magical powers on your quest to save the world.

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High Score - 95/100
Low Score - 45/100

Critics Consensus

# Reviews: 99

Paper Mario: The Origami King is warm and colorful, but the game suffers from one-note combat and tiresome backtracking.

Cam Shea (IGN)

7/10

“The Origami King suffers from one-note combat and few real choices, but its personality and visual design are a joy.”

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Sam Loveridge (GamesRadar+)

4.5/5 stars

“Paper Mario: The Origami King is fun, light-hearted and a celebration of Super Mario with a strong story, great humour and brilliant characters.”

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Jeffrey Parkin (Polygon)

Not Recommended

“I want to share it with my nieces and nephews, as well as my grown friends. But I hesitate due to the frustration of the combat and those imposing boss battles — those moments where I wish I had someone else to take over on the controller.”

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