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Paper Mario: The Origami King

Critics Consensus (Skip It)

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

Game Info

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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RATING & REVIEWS

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CRITIC REVIEWS

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High Score

95%

Median Score

80%

Low Score

45%
Cam Shea (IGN)
[Date Unavailable]
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+)
[Date Unavailable]
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)
[Date Unavailable]
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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