More than fifteen years on from its previous installment, the Mario Strikers series returns to the spotlight with Mario Strikers: Battle League. Sadly, though it does offer up some major improvements over its predecessors, it's a game that's severely held back by a major lack of content. Even so, anyone looking for something fun to play with their friends or family should still find a lot to love here.

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Multiplayer is where Mario Strikers: Battle League really shines, with both the local and online multiplayer modes incredibly enjoyable. The single-player experience can be fun in short bursts, too, though players shouldn't expect to get more than a few hours out of it in total. Despite favoring fun over realism, there's a surprising amount of depth to the gameplay, all of which will be explored in this guide.