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Yoshi's Story

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Yoshi's Story
Basic Information
Video Game
2D Platform
Nintendo 64
Virtual Console
This title has been rated E by the ESRBThis title has been rated 3+ by PEGIThis title has been rated A by CERO
European Union European Release Date(s)
Nintendo 64
May 101998
Virtual Console
October 262007
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
Nintendo 64
March 11998
Virtual Console
September 172007
Japan Japanese Release Date(s)
Nintendo 64
December 211997
Virtual Console
October 302007
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Yoshi's Story is a video game made for the Nintendo 64, starring Yoshi, is somewhat of a sequel to the critically acclaimed Super Nintendo Entertainment System game, Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island. The game takes place mostly in a big, pop-up story book. Instead of the sketchy style found in its Super Nintendo Entertainment System predecessor, this game still features 2D backgrounds, but designed like some kind of scrapbook. Various types of paper and cloth make up the backgrounds and foregrounds. The characters themselves move on a 2D plane but appear to be 3D.

Yoshi and friends traverse several different locations, looking for fruit to restore the tree of happiness. The main enemy of the game is Baby Bowser.

The game was pieced together in a series of chapters. Each chapter contained more than one level, but Yoshi only plays one level each time he plays through the game. There are also hidden black and white Yoshi eggs to find and rescue. The Black and White Yoshis had more robust internal organs.