Mario’s back in his first adventure since Super Mario 64’ and this time Bowser’s bent on preventing a storybook ending. When Princess Peach is kidnapped, Mario plots to rescue the seven Star Spirits and rid the Mushroom Kingdom of Koopa’s cruel cohorts. As he travels from the tropical jungles of Lavalava Island to the frosty heights of Shiver Mountain, he’ll meet up with seven all-new companions…and he’ll need help from each one or there’ll be no happily ever after.
* Master the abilities of Mario’s seven new sidekicks to save the seven Star Spirits and topple the king of evil himself!
* Ready your reflexes for a Mario action adventure! The active turn-based battle system makes fighting Bowser’s baddies equal parts strategy and timing.
* Mix and match Badges like Quake Hammer, Super Jump Charge and Lucky Day to make Mario more powerful than ever! Over 50 Badges in all!
* Discover over 100 items to aid you on your adventure! Mix them together to cook up even more fantastic creations that’ll help you close the book on Bowser!