Mario: The Alternate World is a turn-based role-playing game developed by Wario Inc., published by Nintendo. M:TAW is the only game so far of the Mario franchise to get Teen rating by ESRB and it is considered the darkest Mario game ever.
The plot takes in an alternate dimension, where Mario had never defeated Bowser, Bowser trapped Mario in a prison for rest of his life and transformed the Mushroom Kingdom into Dark Lands. However, one unexpected thing happened, the normal dimension Mario mysteriously appeared in this new dimension and now must restore the dimension by saving Mario and defeating Bowser.
In the Field
Mario can run, jump and attack for doing the First Strike, while outside battles Mario can talk with NPC's, accepts main quests, side quests, go to the arcade, play minigames and etc. Mario can switch to a partner character temporarily to use their ability in the field.
- This was adopted by Wario Inc. after