Getting up to speed
Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope is now available on Switch, but those who haven’t played the first game or completed it a long time ago might be a bit apprehensive to jump into this sequel. Need a refresher for how things got started and what led up to where they are now? The video above will give you the breakdown you need in order to prepare you for Sparks of Hope.
Players will join Mario and the Rabbid Heroes as they take on Cursa, a malevolent cosmic entity who wishes to plunge the galaxy into chaos. Determined to consume all the energy in the universe, Cursa and its minions are hunting the Sparks, uncanny creatures formed by the fusion of Lumas & Rabbids, and will destroy all who stand in their way. In their quest to save the galaxy, our Heroes will travel and explore a variety of planets filled with strange inhabitants and hilarious secrets, and will be joined by a colorful cast of characters, including Rabbid Rosalina and even a long-time enemy: Bowser!
Mixing turn-based tactics and real time action, Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope’s innovative combat system will have players use their Heroes to dash at enemies, team jump on allies, hide behind cover, or take advantage of their special abilities in order to get the most out of every turn. With its unique gameplay, Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope will be an epic and fun tactical adventure for new players and experts of the genre alike.