Mario & Luigi 3
won't just limit you to playing as the titular plumbers -- you'll also spend part of the game in control of arch-nemesis Bowser.
Typically for the series, this turn of events comes about in wacky fashion, with Mario and Luigi finding themselves trapped inside Bowser (after he inhales
them, à la Lord Jabu-Jabu
), and able to affect the Koopa King's actions directly by the work they carry out within him. Excellently, Bowser (who is controlled with X and Y, as opposed to A and B) has a special attack that sees a small army of Goombas charge enemies.
These delightful details featured in the latest Nintendo Power
, along with a basic synopsis of the story. Apparently, Mario and Luigi are searching for a cure to a disease that has swept through the Mushroom Kingdom, causing its denizens to balloon in size -- which explains those obese Toads
Don't forget to check out the ten new screens we've added to our gallery
, and make some time to coo
at the stylish Japanese boxart
: Nintendo Power