Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time

Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time
System Nintendo DS
Developer Alphadream
Genre RPG
Series Super Mario Series

Using a time machine invented by E. Gadd, Peach returns to the past as an ambassador. When her craft returns, it's battered and contains a monstrous alien called a Shroob.

Mario and Luigi return to the past where they meet Baby Mario and Baby Luigi. They all team up to save Peach from the Shroob invasion that will destroy both the past and future.

When exploring the world you can separate the adults and babies to explore on both screens. During battles you have to hit the four buttons to avoid or deflect attacks using each of the character's skills. As you progress you will learn new moves that give you access to new areas of the world.

Release Information

Region Name Release
US Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time 28 Nov 2005
Japan マリオ&ルイージRPG2 Mario & Luigi RPG 2 29 Dec 2005
Europe Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time 10 Feb 2006


System Japan U.S. Europe
Wii U Virtual Console 10 Jun 2015 25 Jun 2015 16 Jul 2015


DS Remote Control

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During the game, the Shroobs and Professor E. Gadd use remote controls shaped like the Nintendo DS.

Submitted by GameHiker

Prince Peasley Poster

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In the castle's shop, you can see a poster of Prince Peasley, the dashing prince of the Beanbean Kingdom from Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga.

Submitted by Flip

Poltergush 9000

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At one point, Professor E. Gadd puts out a fire with a water pump called the Poltergush 9000, a combination of FLUDD from Super Mario Sunshine and the Poltergust 3000 from Luigi's Mansion.

Submitted by Flip


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The Handfake enemy is a hand made out of ooze that holds up a sign to determine how it will attack. The signs feature official artwork for Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros. 3 and Super Mario World.

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Not in Another Castle

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At one point in the past, Baby Peach gets lost in the Mushroom Castle, and a young Toadsworth says:

"You will save her, won't you? I assure you, she's NOT in another castle or anything."

This is a reference to the phrase "Thank you Mario! But our Princess is in another castle!" from Super Mario Bros.

Submitted by TrustTheFungus

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