Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars is a role-playing game (RPG) developed by Square and published by Nintendo. It was released in 1996 for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) and is the first Mario game to feature RPG elements.
In the game, Mario goes on a journey to rescue Princess Peach from the evil Smithy, who has invaded the Mushroom Kingdom. Along the way, he meets a diverse cast of characters, including a talking sword named Geno and a timid Goomba named Mallow. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to collect all seven Star Pieces, which will help them defeat Smithy and restore peace to the Mushroom Kingdom.
Throughout the game, players control Mario and his companions as they explore various locations, such as forests, caves, and towns, to collect information, items, and power-ups. The game features turn-based combat, where players can use various attacks and special moves to defeat enemies. Players can also level up their characters and gain new abilities, such as jumping and hammering.
The game also features a unique time-based battle system, where players can press the button at the right time to increase the power of their attacks or decrease the power of their enemies’ attacks. The game also features various mini-games and puzzles to solve, as well as collectible cards that players can use to unlock new abilities and items.
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars received critical acclaim for its inventive gameplay, memorable characters, and charming story. It is considered a classic game in the Mario series and continues to be loved by fans of the series to this day.