Title: Super Mario RPG Cover
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Super Mario RPG, developed by Square and published by Nintendo, is a unique blend of platforming and role-playing elements that marked a significant departure from the traditional Super Mario games. Released in 1996 for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, the game features a rich narrative, memorable characters, and a unique combat system that sets it apart from other games in the Mario franchise. The game is set in the Mushroom Kingdom, where Mario embarks on a quest to rescue Princess Peach from the evil Bowser. However, the story takes a twist when a giant sword crashes into Bowser’s castle, sending Mario, Peach, and Bowser flying in different directions. Mario then embarks on a journey to find his friends and defeat the Smithy Gang, the real antagonists of the game.

Super Mario RPG introduces a turn-based combat system, a staple of role-playing games, which was a first for the Mario series. In battle, players can control Mario and up to two other characters, each with their own unique abilities and attacks. The game also introduces timed hits, a mechanic where players can deal extra damage or dodge attacks by pressing a button at the right time during battle. The game also features puzzle-solving and platforming elements. Players can explore various locations in the Mushroom Kingdom, from lush forests to underwater caverns, and interact with a variety of characters, both friend and foe. The game’s world is filled with secrets and side quests, offering plenty of content for players to discover.