In his evil plot to take over the Mushroom Kingdom, the villain Fawful tricks Bowser into eating a magic mushroom, causing him to inhale everything around him, including Mario, Luigi and Princess Peach! Players are now in control of two separate story lines. One features Bowser and his efforts to stop an arch-villain from taking over his castle, and the other features Mario & Luigi fighting their way through challenges to find their way out. Players must solve a number of puzzles and challenges behind the scenes to help Bowser overcome various obstacles and advance the plot. It's all up to you to help the Mario Bros save Princess Peach and escape Bowser!