Nintendo surprised everyone after it announced a new entry in the Paper Mario series. Paper Mario: The Origami King is confirmed to be the first of several alleged game titles arriving for Nintendo Switch this summer. The Origami King features a colorful new role-playing game, new challenges, and an enhanced gameplay experience. Mario will have to prove he’s the best against the terrible Origami King, King Olly.
Nintendo’s surprise marks the first time a Paper Mario game title has reached the Switch environment. What should we expect for the upcoming Mario experience? Here is what you need to know.
Paper Mario: The Origami King Will Debut on Nintendo Switch
Paper Mario: The Origami King will be the first Paper Mario game to land on Nintendo Switch. The new game will still feature Mario, his friends, and his attempt to save Princess Peach. This time he has to face the terrifying Origami King, King Olly, which is looking for any way to fold the whole world up into oblivion. And to make things even more frightful, King Olly has bundled up Princess Peach’s castle in colored streamers, and sent it far away from the kingdom, on a mountain.
Even Bowser’s minions have been upgraded to some malevolent Folded Soldiers, all in an attempt to stop Mario and his friends from interrupting King Olly’s terrible actions. Paper Mario: The Origami King will also introduce a “ring-based match system” where players will have to check their decisions in battles while showing off their puzzle-solving capabilities. Opponents must also be placed in several rings to apply maximum damage, which will take a while.
Paper Mario: Origami King will arrive this summer on July 17. The game might be available for preorder, but Nintendo has not made any official comment yet. However, the game will include both a digital and physical edition. Check out the official trailer!