Paper Mario: The Origami King will be released this summer on Nintendo Switch

Paper Mario: The Origami King will be released this summer on Nintendo Switch

We talked about it in a previous article a little over a month ago. Mario is celebrating his 35th birthday this year. Yes already! The Nintendo character has become over the years the most emblematic in the video game world. Many gamers even grew up playing his games and are now about the same age as our dear plumber but he has aged very well and keeps himself in very good shape.

What interests us about this 35th anniversary of the Super Mario license is what Nintendo has planned to celebrate it. VGC raised the possibility that Nintendo would publish a number of remakes and remasters of certain games in the series, such as Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, or even Super Mario Galaxy. But there was another rumor circulating which pointed to a new Paper Mario game, and this one has just been confirmed.

To everyone's surprise Paper Mario: The Origami King was announced yesterday via a first trailer that even reveals the release date for the game, which is set for July 17.

Join Mario and his new partner, Olivia, in a funny adventure that will take you to the four corners of the paper kingdom in Paper Mario: The Origami King on Nintendo Switch!
Take on King Olly and his fearsome paper warriors, team up with colorful characters and learn to harness new magical powers to save the world!


In Paper Mario: The Origami King, Peach has been turned into origami by King Olly and she is being held captive in his paper castle. The game offers a variety of landscapes for you to explore, but also new mechanics. Mario, for example, will have paper arms folded in accordion, which he can extend to reach items from a distance. On the fighting side, Paper Mario: The Origami King offers a new turn-based system and the combats take place in an arena divided into several rings.

But the most interesting bit of the announcement and the one that has created a lot of expectations between the players is the final part of the video. Indeed, we can see Mario sporting Samus' helmet from Metroid. And it's unlikely to be meaningless coming from Nintendo. Indeed, Metroid Prime 4, which was announced in 2017, is still under development and there are also rumors about a remake of Super Metroid and a port to Switch of Metroid Prime Trilogy, which was released in 2009 on Wii U. Therefore, there are chances of having news about the Metroid license in the coming months.

In any case, what is certain is that Paper Mario: The Origami King will be released on July 17 on Nintendo Switch, and you can find the best prices to buy it on our comparison engine.

May 23, 2020, 6:17 PM
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