Fans of one of Nintendo’s lesser known but still beloved Mario & Luigi series found out this week that AlphaDream, the developer of the games, has filed for bankruptcy. With the future of the Mario & Luigi RPG series now up in the air as is the next move the studio itself, those who remembered the games fondly looked b ack on their favorite chapters in the series shared their reactions to the news.
AlphaDream is the studio responsible for games like Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, the game which was originally released years ago on the Game Boy Advance before being rereleased on other platforms in different versions. The series continued throughout the years to take the two Mario Bros. on different adventures where it was consistently praised for its unique style, whimsical gameplay, and the two-character mechanics that come from controlling both brothers.
Through the next step for the company remains to be seen, those who enjoyed the games have sounded off with hopes that the Mario & Luigi series isn’t dead along with recollections of their favorite games from the series.
When You See Mario & Luigi Is Trending ....
Me checking Twitter to make sure that Mario & Luigi are okay. pic.twitter.com/mwrtK8UKdA— Cameron Grant (@coolercambackup) October 2, 2019
.... And Then You Find Out Why
When you see the reason why Mario & Luigi is trending... pic.twitter.com/GfZhGTbHG1— Zinfamous (@ZinfamousHD) October 2, 2019
When You See It
me seeing mario & luigi trending -> me seeing the reason why it’s trending pic.twitter.com/ZDQr1Xh7IP— angel ☁️ (@heartshrooms) October 2, 2019
When you need to go to sleep but you can't stop thinking about the Mario & Luigi RPG Series having an unceetain future now thanks to AlphaDream going backrupt. pic.twitter.com/BPzEb7Gne4— StupidMarioBros1Fan (@StupidMarioFan1) October 2, 2019
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Waking Up to This
I WAKE UP ONLY TO SEE THE MARIO & LUIGI SERIES OFFCIALLY DEAD HKCBCHCEOUN ONCOUNCOS MY BABIES! NOOOO! pic.twitter.com/55DrhM8UD1— Konata™ 👻 (@NotKonata) October 2, 2019
Growing Up With the Games
It honestly is quite sad to hear that AlphaDream went backrupt. I've grew up with the Mario & Luigi games via renting them. Plus, it's one of my favorite artstyles out of all the Mario games. pic.twitter.com/htc9xITG9e— SpookyMarioFan12345 (@TheSmf12345) October 2, 2019
Check Out Some Artwork
Since Mario & Luigi is still on my mind.
Check out the artwork from alpha dream.
Which are imo, the best art I seen of Mario and Luigi! pic.twitter.com/QLmBPQOATP— BakaAdrian (@bakaadrian010) October 2, 2019