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Paper Mario on Wii

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Paper Mario is a Adventuring game available on the Wii.

Paper Mario is a Adventuring game. Adventure games are enjoyed for two reasons: they provide enemy encounters that require tactics and strategy to conquor, and they create a fantasy world in which to explore and adventure.


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Family Gamer review Tue, 11 Sep 2007

Mario had long been popped out from his two dimensional world when Nintendo announced the original puzzling concept of Paper Mario on the N64. It seemed like something of a retrograde step to return their star plumber to his two dimensional roots. However, this being Nintendo all was not what it seemed. Mario would exist in two dimensions, but the world about him retained the depth of its three axis of reality.

Nintendo are not the first to plunder the play possibilities of removing and adding dimensions to reality. The 18 century satirical treatise Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions, used the same concept to play with the idea of a limited perspective on the world. Whilst this may seem like an obscure reference, a quick read soon shows how closely Nintendo seem to have drawn on the imaginative interaction problems it invented. Like that old novel, Nintendo waste no time before hamming up the mind bending fun that can be had by switching back and forth between the dimensions.
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