Top 10 Reasons Why Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story Is Awful

Just when you thought that Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story was perfect...

Well, it sucks and I hate everything about it. Sorry. Mario & Luigi:: Partners in Time is a much better game for many reasons. (Almost) everything about this game is better than that in Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga.

The Top Ten

1 How overrated it is

Top Ten Highest-Rated Mario RPG Games of All Time

Top 1: Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story (96% like this overrated game).

Top 2: Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door (94% like this baffling game).

Top 3: Super Mario RPG: The Legend of the Seven Stars (92% like this perfect game).

Top 4: Mario & Luigi: Dream Team (89% like this overrated, unfair game).

Top 5: Paper Mario (87% like this game).

Top 6: Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (82% like this game).

Top 7: Super Paper Mario (78% like this underrated masterpiece).

Top 8: Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time (63% like this unbelievably underrated gem).

Top 9: Paper Mario: Sticker Star (57% like this letdown).

This might not be true. It is my opinion overall, but Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story is too overrated.

Those review scores are wrong. dream team is lower than that and paper Mario is higher than the thousand year door. - HeavyDonkeyKong

Overrated my @$$, this game gets all the love it deserves! Hell I'd go as far to say it's better than Super Mario 64. (Also by the way Super Mario 64 is a great game overall though) - Pikachu7586

Why does this game get more acclaim than Superstar Saga and Partners in Time?! I will always love these worthy predecessors. M&L: BiS is a sequel that needed to be changed.

It isn't overrated at all! It is the best game in the Mario franchise!

Thank you. This list is utter trash. This game is my childhood and all of these Mario and Luigi Partners In Time Fans make crap lists like this. - DCfnaf

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2 Princess Peach is annoying

She leaves her hair down, gets pissed, is being useless, seriously lacking grace, having that annoying "HELP ME! Mario! " voice, having let herself die in one scene and appeared in this game instead of Princess Daisy and Rosalina. what?!

Who cares? Bowser and Fawful are the stars, not her! - HeavyDonkeyKong

How Many Times Are You Guys Gonna Complain About Peach? - VideoGamefan5

Peach is in Partners in Time Also. - DCfnaf

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3 The Bowser minigames

As tedious as they are I don't find a problem with these

The minigames are fun...ALL OF THEM. Problem?

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4 The voice acting

A game with bad voice acting...*cough* sonic 06 *cough*

Bad voice acting? then turn off the volume and stop having a pointless argument about an extra feature that DOESN'T AFFECT THE GAME AT ALL!

Peaches voice sound sjust like that in partners in time in my opinion! Sheesh! I mean, COME ON! - HeavyDonkeyKong

There is no voice acting. - DCfnaf

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5 The music

Superstar Saga has 8/10 good music. I love its 32-bit music.

Partners in Time has 10+/10 good music. It's so creative and inspiring!

Bowser's Inside Story has 3/10 good music. It's baffling and sounds like an unfinished music test.

Dream Team has 3/10 good music. It is the worst Mario RPG by far.

What, this game's music is amazing, just listen to In the Final and try to say it's bad

Listen to In the Final and then tell me this game has a bad soundtrack I DARE you - Pikachu7586

The music is awesome. - DCfnaf

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6 Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time is way better than this

The baby bros have no special moves except enhanced jump + hammer abilities. They don't speak much unlike Bowser who by the way has hilarious dialogue. Bowser on the other hand has special moves, punch, flame, and the final KO punch which is the most satisfying final attack by far. I own both games and BIS has a better plot and mood while PiT just wasn't as serious which is okay.

Just think! You play as 4 players in M&L: PIT and only 3 in M&L: BIS. Also, Partners in Time is way better in music and visuals, thanks to the Baby Mario Bros. Bowser's Inside story was annoying, hard and overrated.

Partners in time was awesome. But bowser's inside story was even more awesome. - HeavyDonkeyKong

WHAT!?! How does that mean that bowsers inside story is bad? PiT was a great game, and so was BiS. And if you think about it, how can you even compare them? If they weren't in the same series, you probably wouldn't even compare them. The story is different, some of the machanics are different and And the stuff that is similar, is literally the same, like the special attacks. There bothe very good games in there own way.

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7 The beginning and ending

That Toad who ran away from school (and Mrs. Ingletoad! What, Nintendo?! ) needs to get strangled by Knuckles the Echidna very badly. And the ending... Bowser decides to kidnap Princess Peach again, and Princess Peach does NOTHING! I hope this game dies!

How can you judge a game just by 2 points in the plot

Well those are just 2 plot points and the ending is a great one - Pikachu7586

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8 It takes so long to complete

This game is 1 eighths of 100 hours long. And it is a horrible game.

I would rather there be a Pac-Man & Jr. Pac-Man: Blinky's Inside Story or Sonic & Blaze: Blinky's Inside Story.

Actually it's 1/5 of 100 hours long, and it's an amazing game if not a perfect game. - Pikachu7586

How the hell is this a problem. Personally, it being long is a good thing, considering how much fun this game is

A long game is better because at least it takes you a long time to clear so you can't complain about everything! I personally liked the pacing not to mention I beat it in 9 days to beat the game and get all the sp moves and items. Try to beat that.

It isn't terrible at all!

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9 It is a ripoff of Final Fantasy

I was not talking to you, Pikachu7566. I was talking to the guy that called Super Mario RPG "just a Final Fantasy game with Mario characters". I understand that I am a rabid fan. - The Ultimate Daredevil aka Kieran Glen Harris Stark

Which would mean that partners in tiem is ALSO a Final Fantasy ripoff because it is the same style! Please leave the fans of these games alone please! - HeavyDonkeyKong

LOL, thumbing down my comment because you can't handle the truth! - HeavyDonkeyKong

So I Guess Metroid Prime Is A Ripoff Of Halo - VideoGamefan5

Well then, I guess that also means that Castlevania Symphony of the Night is a ripoff of the Metoid series - Pikachu7586

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10 It's on the Nintendo DS

Really?! YOU DON'T LIKE A VIDEO GAME BECAUSE OF WHICHEVER CONSOLE IT'S ON?! - The Ultimate Daredevil, the former hater of Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story/the man who originally created this list and regrets making this list just because he doesn't love it as much/find it as strong as its predecessors

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11 Bowser is not willing to be the good guy

Bowser IS the bad guy and he always was. he did what he did for himself only fighting Fawful so he could control the Mushroom Kingdom.

This game is not awful.
Super Mario 64 is not underrated. It's considere done of th e best games of all time! - HeavyDonkeyKong

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12 Rosalina's disappearance

Rosalina deserves to be in this game, not Princess Peach. I mean it. This game could be much better. But by far, Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time is the greatest Mario & Luigi RPG of all time. Yeah, I said it.

You can't judge a game because of 1 character missing

Rosalina is in the galaxy games idiot BIS is to me BETTER then galaxy 1 and 2. yep I just said it, come at me scrub.

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13 Its overdosing on King Bowser

It's because he is the protagonist in this game.

That's because he's a main protagonist in this game dumb@$$ - Pikachu7586

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14 It ruined the Mario & Luigi series

No, it made it ten times better! It showed that Bowser and Mario + luigi
Who are enemies, learn to work as a team to defeat a higher threat

Nope it made the Mario and Luigi series better

Actually, it was a big improvement for the series - Pikachu7586

I formerly put this here because I meant its presentation because I was more easily confused about certain subjects back then. - The Ultimate Daredevil, a man that is guilty for hating M&L: BIS just because eit didn't live up to older Mario games (take for instance, Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story's prequels).

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15 Crappy graphics

They are the same as partners in time! - HeavyDonkeyKong

Well... That's True They Actually Are The Same.

GRAPHICS? play ET I dare you. we'll see about crappy graphics then!

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16 Princess Peach doesn't fight back

That's True She Doesn't Fight Back In This Game. But She Does Fight Back In Some Mario Games.

When did this even matter? Oh yeah, that's right, IT NEVER HAS! - Pikachu7586

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17 Dimble Woods

Nothing wrong:
-good music
-good design
-fun enemies
-1st special move
-your argument and any other argument you'll ever have is invalid. I rest my case

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18 The soundtrack is bad

I would say that the only decent song in this game is the final boss theme.

And do not pan the soundtrack of this game's predecessors, please.

WRONG! The soundtrack is amazing

19 Princess Peach's dress

I want to murder Princess Peach and I hate it when the Globins and Toads in this game call her "beautiful", which Rosalina is, but Princess Peach isn't! Somebody murder Princess Peach and Princess Daisy for having such annoying voices these days!

At least she's wearing something!

Why are we complaining about a poor design choice?

She Is So Useless.

Remember Super Mario RPG and Super Paper Mario? Probably not because you were too busy hating a game for a stupid reasons. - Pikachu7586

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20 Lack of Donkey Kong

Seriously, you're saying that this game sucks because Donkey Kong isn't in it well guess what He wasn't in Superstar Saga or Partners in Time so why would he be in this one - Pikachu7586

You can't say this game sucks because Donkey Kong is not in it.

Wow... What the hell this list is all so bias

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