Best Mario RPG Games


The Top Ten

1 Super Paper Mario (Wii)

This is unquestionably a lot better than PMTTYD! Oh, man, this RPG has the best graphics, plot, voice acting & music ever! This game totally rocks! I would give this game an 8.3 score.

Super Paper Mario is my favorite Mario RPG due to being one hell of a groundbreaker, great graphics, non-confusing text, awesome characters, great elements, Princess Peach having a much better role/voice that in The Thousand Year Door & Sticker Star.

The top 1 best Paper Mario game is Super Paper Mario. This game gets an 8.3 score)

The top 2 best Paper Mario game is the original Paper Mario on the N64 & Virtual Console. This game gets a 7.8 score.

The top 3 best Paper Mario game is Paper Mario: Sticker Star. This game gets a score of 4.7 score.

The top 4 best Paper Mario game is Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door. This game gets a 2.0 score.

This game had best story, it rocks

My favorite Mario game.

This game is so good! The two best things about it are the music and the story, which are both better than perhaps any of the other RPG games, but it's very close. Sure, it was different with the sidescrolling and such, but don't dismiss it as a normal Mario game, since it still has tons of layers to the gameplay and story that you wouldn't expect from a normal Mario game! Frankly, despite the sidescrolling, SPM is less of a Super Mario game than Sticker Star because of Sticker Star's lack of originality, depth, and RPG elements other than the battle system. Now, some people say that SPM is great and The Thousand Year Door is terrible, which makes me sad, since TTYD is my favorite of all time, but I also love SPM. Everyone is entitled to their opinions, but I see people hating on TTYD for trivial things like Peach's voice, graphics, and such. Give it a chance and appreciate its fantastic qualities! Same with SPM, don't dismiss it as a non-RPG or a terrible sidescroller that didn't ...more

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2 Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (GameCube)

I LOVE THIS GAME. It kills me when people hate on it for trivial things, give it a chance for some of its great qualities that actually matter! If you really can't get into it, that's fine since everyone has different opinions and likes, but at least appreciate why others love it so much...although most people who play this game love it. The story, music, humor, gameplay, originality, bosses, locations, characters, and pretty much everything else are fantastic! This will always be my favorite Mario game even though I love pretty much all of the Mario RPG's for their originality and how immersive they are compared to other Mario games and how immersive they are. That's not to say I don't like all other Mario games though, since I do. Everyone, play this game! Give it a chance if you can't see past an annoying voice or "bad" graphics or whatever, or if you only play "main" Super Mario games-what lies ahead of you is an experience you'll never forget.

I love this game so much that seeing what nintendo have done to the series makes me very sad I struggle to find flaws with it. ITS MY FAVOURITE GAME EVER

Everybody hates this game because of princess peach. Well, guess what? One charcter isn't enough to make a game crappy. - HeavyDonkeyKong

Awesome game... who am I kidding best game on the Gamecube! - yellowwinner

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3 Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (SNES)

Super story line, great music, drama (I cried playing the game man! ) and TONS of fun. You can play it, your nieces can play it and still it will be awesome. A classic.

For me that is not a big fan of RPG games, I actually LOVED this game. One of my favorites.

4 Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story (DS)

No way am I passing this one up, now before I say anything I will give spoilers for this who have not finished or seen the game, so with all do respect ignore this, but if you don't care... The game in of itself knew it was quirky, silly, and even downright fun to play, but what intrigued me the most was BOWSER being an ally to both Mario and Luigi, be it still rivals until you beat the game, which the final boss, dark star fawful and dark bowser were incredible, the music is something I could go back to and listen any time and not get enough even when I've listened for hours, hosting bowser and powering him up with the mario bros inside him felt oddly rewarding despite it being either short or sloggish mini-games, but people can say that the ending was tacked on, or out of no where, it's honestly not, think about it people. You have the host Bowser and Dark Bowser, with the manipulators for Bowser, Mario and Luigi, and for Dark Bowser, Dark Star Fawful, heck I dare say the final boss ...more

Had the best music and best story ever!

This game bored me to sleep, who put it there? PIT was better

I only voted because of Fawful. My favorite villian, ever. This is my opinion.

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5 Paper Mario (N64)
6 Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (GBA)
7 Mario & Luigi: Dream Team (3DS)

This one has best music and longest gameplay, its one of my favorite

I just adore this masterpiece

Y'know how I said BIS was my favorite entry so far? Yeah, changed my mind. This one became my favorite. - Garythesnail

8 Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time (DS)

This one isn't my absolute favorite Mario RPG, but I LOVE it! All the Mario RPG games are fantastic in my opinion (with the exception of Sticker Star and Paper Jam, which were alright but lacking in many departments) but PIT often gets overlooked for some reason. I don't know why, since it's great! The music is good, the bosses are fun, the locations are cool to explore, the babies and time travel add an extra layer to the already fun gameplay of Mario and Luigi games, the story is intense and has amazing plot twists, and the entire game is immersive! It's a little short, but that's my only complaint. People sometimes complain about enemies having too much HP, or that buying special attacks is annoying, but I found no big problem with either of these things. Play this game!

This game was my favourite, it is way better than Bowser inside story

Is Good

9 Paper Mario: Sticker Star (3DS)

Dude... That Game Sucked!

Best game ever, seriously, this game is far better than SPM, that game sucked so bad and nobody cared for the horrible story that SPM had, this game on the other hand is a true masterpiece, it is everything what a Paper Mario game should be.

10 Paper Mario: Color Splash

What? This game was awesome! It's more fun than any other Paper Mario titles. Give it a try, it's not just a Sticker Star 2.0.

The Contenders

11 Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam
12 Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions

Great Remake - JPK

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1. Mario & Luigi: Dream Team (3DS)
2. Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (GameCube)
3. Paper Mario (N64)
1. Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (SNES)
2. Paper Mario (N64)
3. Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (GBA)
1. Mario & Luigi: Dream Team (3DS)
2. Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (GameCube)
3. Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story (DS)

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