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Luigi's Mansion
Basic Information
Type(s)
Series
Next Level Games, Nintendo EAD, Grezzo
Nintendo
Parent franchise(s)
Mario
Action, Adventure, Puzzle
Luigi's Mansion
GameCube, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Switch

Luigi's Mansion is a series of Action-adventure video games set in the Mario franchise. Taking inspiration from survival horror (albeit with a lighter tone), the series stars Mario's brother Luigi as he explores haunted mansions to capture ghosts.

Gameplay[]

The player controls Luigi as he traverses through haunted buildings to hunt ghosts. In each game, Luigi is armed with a "Poltergust" (a vacuum cleaner-like contraption designed to capture ghosts) and a flashlight. To capture ghosts, Luigi must first stun them with his flashlight, making them vulnerable to being sucked up by the Poltergust.

Traversal and gameplay are puzzle-oriented, with certain tasks being required in order to progress.

Games[]

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