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Paper Mario: The Origami King

Brand new gameplay has emerged for Paper Mario: The Origami King. Get a look at 10 minutes of footage in the video below.

My Nintendo has added in another reward in North America. Tying in with next week’s launch of Paper Mario: The Origami King, a July calendar is available.

The calendar is up for grabs on My Nintendo here, though you’ll need to fork over 50 Platinum Points. It won’t have too much value after the month ends, so those that are interested may want to use it sooner rather than later.

Nintendo has prepared a new North American commercial to promote the launch of Paper Mario: The Origami King. Watch it below.

Paper Mario: The Origami King is due out for Switch on July 17.

This week on Nintendo Everything Podcast, we start off with a melodramatic anime opening about Galen traveling during the pandemic. Galen has survived (for now…) and has horrible puns and impressions on Min Min in Smash Bros., while Oni Dino can’t get enough Xenoblade. We then cover recent news, including new details on the soon-to-be-released Paper Mario: The Origami King. Will Origami King avoid gameplay flaws of the past two entries, Sticker Star and Color Splash? We also discuss what frustrations long-time fans feel with modern Paper Mario games. Is the player expectation VS developer intent unfair? And lastly, we share some embarrassing things we did as kids, inspired by video games.

Check out links and timestamps below, and come hang out.

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Nintendo is back with another piece of music for Paper Mario: The Origami King. This time around, we’re able to hear what the Café theme sounds like. Listen to the music below.

If you missed it previously, you can also listen to the Red Streamer Battle theme here.

Nintendo has uploaded a couple of new Japanese commercials for Paper Mario: The Origami King. We’ve included the adverts below.

Paper Mario: The Origami King is slated for a July 17 release on Switch.

Game Informer has shared the latest information about Paper Mario: The Origami King. There’s a bit more about battles, confirmation that we’re getting an open-world setup instead of it being chapter-focused, and more.

Here’s the full roundup:

Following the first couple of Paper Mario games on N64 and GameCube, some fans would argue that the series has experienced some bumps in the road. Whereas those initial entries stuck to the tried-and-true RPG format, latter titles started to venture in different directions. Most would say that the low point of the series was Sticker Star, which de-emphasized battles and featured throwaway stickers as its primary mechanic.

Nintendo and Intelligent Systems are now giving Paper Mario another shot with The Origami King, which launches in just a few weeks. The game will have another alternate take on battles with a ring-based system.

Speaking with Game Informer, Nintendo producer Kensuke Tanabe indicated he’s more interested in trying new ideas rather than relying on familiar gameplay systems:

The official North American website for Paper Mario: The Origami King, providing extra details about the game. It contains a mix of old and new information while providing some tidbits concerning the game’s characters, locations and bosses.

Here’s the full roundup:

Ahead of next month’s launch, Nintendo is giving Paper Mario: The Origami King fans a taste of the game’s music. Listen to the Red Streamer Battle theme below.

Paper Mario: The Origami King arrives for Switch on July 17.