The 'Shroom:Holiday Special/Top 10
Hello readers, I am Tucayo and I welcome you to this special Top 10. Some few time ago, I noticed it was not just the end of the year, but of the decade! So I came up with the idea of making a special Top 10 on the best Mario games of the decade! (According to me) It was a difficult job,
Number 10: New Super Mario Bros. Wii
Perhaps some people will hate me because they simply think this game deserves Number 1, or at least the Top 3, well, sorry, this is a nice place, and let me tell you why this game is number 10.
What makes it good?
Naturally, all the nostalgic fans of the plumber will immediately love it, and it is because of this:
What is not so good about it?
Number 9: Luigi’s Mansion
In position 9, we have the first (and only yet) game starred by Mario’s younger brother, Luigi! Luigi’s Mansion is a Nintendo GameCube game released in 2001. Let’s check the story, which is regular, not so good, but not so bad. Luigi receives a strange letter from his brother, Mario, so Luigi goes for him thinking he won a mansion in a contest he can’t even remember. When he gets to the mansion, he meets Professor Elvin Gadd, and he explains Luigi that the mansion just appeared few days ago, and that it is infested with ghosts. E. Gadd tells Luigi he saw his brother, so Luigi, ignoring the most possible his fear of ghosts, gets equipped with the Poltergust 3000 and starts his quest.
Number 8: Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3
This game is the remake of the well known Super Mario Bros 3. You perhaps will say “SMB3 is not from this decade”. Well, you are right, but the remake is, and it has some slight changes, so here we go.
Number 7: Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga
The first game of one of the best “series” according to me. It is a really fun RPG game (those with the battles by turns). It is not the first time Mario explores into this genre, actually, he is already a “veteran” of the genre (sorry Final Fantasy).
Why get this game?
Why NOT get this game?
Well, you should definitely get it, but there are some really minor points against it, like:
Number 6: Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story
NUMBER 6! The third part (and the best one) of this incredible series has some great changes, let’s get to see the game in-depth.
Well, this is an overall good game, being its only weakness the replay value, as it isn’t the one you would expect from an M&L game.
Number 5: Super Mario Galaxy
Ranking in an excellent number 5….. Well, you already read the header, so no surprise really, anyways; Galaxy represents the return of the popular plumbers to the platformer games, now to the incredible Wii.
Good things about the game
Bad things about the game
Number 4: Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Brawl. I know this will be discussed, many people think it isn’t even part of the Mario series and that it’s really bad, well, I will prove them wrong.
And here is when I say “And more!” because we still have the coin launcher, masterpieces, challenges, “and more”. So now on to good and bad things.
Well, apart from the crappy Wi-Fi feature, there is nothing I can see wrong with this game. If you have a Wii, you must have this game.
Number 3: Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
PLEASE DO NOT MURDER ME!!!!! Ok, I know PM:TTYD is, for many, MANY people in this wiki, the best Mario game ever, but let me explain you why is it here and not in number 1. I haven’t had the privilege of playing this game; therefore, I couldn’t place it first without really knowing if it deserved it. I had investigate everything possible about the game, I even ruined it to myself >_>, but anyways, I promise I will get it ASAP for my Wii.
Number 2: Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2
Nintendo made few changes from the original one to this one, which makes it even better. This is, in my opinion, the best 2D platformer game I have played. Why? Ok, let’s go to see this in-depth.
Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooow……………… Game number 1! This game is the best Mario game of the decade according to your beloved writer……. This game is a true masterpiece, and it is none other than Paper Mario!!!! Yes people, the first game of this successful series places as the best Mario game of the decade, let’s see why.
Paper Mario is a simplified RPG, which can be just as great as a normal one. First thing you will notice in the game is that most things are made from “paper” (hence the title), but it takes place in 3D environments. The game mainly takes place in 2 places, the Field, and the Battle.
For this and more, Paper Mario is the Mario game of the decade! Congratulations! And now, I want to give a special honorific mention to a great game that couldn’t make it to the Top 10, but that it has got everything what it takes.
Honorific Mention: Art Style:PiCTOBiTS
PiCTOBiTS is a great new game that appeared in DSiWare, the objective at a beginning will seem confusing, but you can get used to it really quickly. In the screen there will be some rows of colored blocks at the bottom, called “bits” and some larger one, called “megabits” will come down the screen, the point is to pick up the ones in the bottom and join them to the falling ones to make them disappear. Along the game, there will appear many other things.
And with this, I am off. As I know this will be greatly discussed, I created a thread in the forum that can be found here. Please comment! BYE!