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  • Summary: There’s a mystery on Prism Island. The solution? Mario. Someone's been draining the color from Prism Island! Can you help Mario unravel the mystery and use the power of paint to restore the island? [Nintendo]
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 51 out of 74
  2. Negative: 1 out of 74
  1. Oct 31, 2016
    91
    True to Paper Mario's great sense of humor, art, and constant series revision, it should be no surprise to longtime fans that they're in for a treat one way or another. Maybe they'd like a return to form, but for now, to anyone who skipped Sticker Star, Color Splash is worth the price of admission just to luxuriate in what has clearly been a labor of love for the Paper Mario series.
  2. 90
    I wasn’t expecting to be so surprised by Color Splash, and it’s turned out to be one of my favorite games this year. Color Splash is a gorgeous, funny, and entertaining adventure that functions as a wonderful swan song for the Wii U.
  3. Oct 5, 2016
    85
    Minor crinkles can’t stop Paper Mario from being a frankly excellent experience and one that you, yes you, should play.
  4. Oct 5, 2016
    80
    Color Splash sure smells like fresh paint, but such a large fresco takes some time to spread as a whole. The high definition lets Paper Mario unfold spectacular artistic and narrative fantasies, while concealing the rather flat, artificial framework. And beyond the exhilarating practice of "hammer brushing", the extensive support of cards add a layer of strategy to the gameplay, slightly heavier though. Intelligent Systems still displays a masterful use of the design palette, picking just a few drops of action, platform and RPG to create its own tone for this stupendously magnificent story.
  5. Oct 8, 2016
    78
    A charming and creative adventure with great ideas, but annoying fights and frustrating moments. Not the best Mario appearance.
  6. Oct 11, 2016
    70
    Color Splash uses childish frivolity as a mask for adult nostalgia that wants to find a new generational host to burrow into.
  7. Oct 16, 2016
    40
    A dreadful combat system brings down an otherwise beautiful and funny Mario adventure.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 65 out of 107
  2. Negative: 22 out of 107
  1. Aug 16, 2017
    10
    i like this game! It's hilarious the points is back as hammer scraps and Huey is better than Kertsi and it's fun plus if you think its ai like this game! It's hilarious the points is back as hammer scraps and Huey is better than Kertsi and it's fun plus if you think its a sequel of sticker star, its not! Paper Mario is coming to be alive again! Expand
  2. Mar 23, 2017
    10
    JUEGAZO!! No es como el Paper Mario de GC y eso es lo que muchos le echan en contra pero dejen ese criterio falso atrás y pruebenlo. Para losJUEGAZO!! No es como el Paper Mario de GC y eso es lo que muchos le echan en contra pero dejen ese criterio falso atrás y pruebenlo. Para los conocedores de la saga sabrán que es un punto medio entre el de GC y el de 3ds y para los nuevos lo disfrutaran como nunca antes gracias a su jugabilidad y realismo. Expand
  3. Oct 7, 2016
    10
    Wonderful game! Very funny! Nintendo does it again! Well done! Play this one all the way to the end! The most realistic lemons I haveWonderful game! Very funny! Nintendo does it again! Well done! Play this one all the way to the end! The most realistic lemons I have ever seen! ! Expand
  4. Sep 11, 2017
    8
    Me tuvo enganchado hasta el final.
    Parce todo hecho de cartón y papel real.
    LA historia no esta mal, aunque no entiendo como se pinta con un
    Me tuvo enganchado hasta el final.
    Parce todo hecho de cartón y papel real.
    LA historia no esta mal, aunque no entiendo como se pinta con un martillo.
    le pongo un 8 por su jugabiliad, su vistosidad y su historia.. ah y su humor, tiene golpes de humor muy buenos.
    Le pondría un 9, pero los combates por movimientos no me gustan.
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  5. Oct 7, 2016
    7
    Paper Mario: Color Splash brings the series' attention by making it not just another Sticker Star simulator, but at the same time, making itPaper Mario: Color Splash brings the series' attention by making it not just another Sticker Star simulator, but at the same time, making it feel like its own thing. While it tries to return what has been done in the past, its bigger problems from the previous game are kept making this game just plain average. Not as bad people would say, but it may be worth fun for you. Expand
  6. Dec 29, 2016
    6
    Apartado gráfico y música agradable, es algo divertido pero tiene pésimo sistema de combate como el de Sticker Star.

    Seguiré esperando una
    Apartado gráfico y música agradable, es algo divertido pero tiene pésimo sistema de combate como el de Sticker Star.

    Seguiré esperando una nueva entrega como TTYD o Paper Mario 64.
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  7. Jan 6, 2019
    0
    Es El Peor Paper Mario De La Historia. Hasta El Paper Mario La Puerta Milenaria Le Gana Y Ademas,Es Como Sonic Boom:Rise Of Liryc Pero ConEs El Peor Paper Mario De La Historia. Hasta El Paper Mario La Puerta Milenaria Le Gana Y Ademas,Es Como Sonic Boom:Rise Of Liryc Pero Con Paper Mario,Tiene Bugs Y Glitches,Jugabilidad Mala,Quitaron Las Mecanicas De La Puerta Milenaria,La Historia Es Súper Aburrida Y Quitaron Los Compañeros De Mario Que Tenia,Aun Así El Peor Paper Mario Expand

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