Face off against friends and family in the all-new, ultimate Mario Party - a portable minigame extravaganza that's bursting with gameplay possibilities. If you've never played a Mario Party game before, you're in for a treat.
Many nights were spent in my household squabbling over Mario Party minigame losses and “cheating.” Shy Guys switched colored flags after I had mimicked them perfectly. The Deep Bloober Sea was dark and inviting, and we always had time for a rematch. The days of the Nintendo 64 bashes were wondrous times, but Mario Party quickly began to stagnate. Changes happened. The GameCube and Wii installments languished. Its DS debut seemed lackluster, and now we’ve come around to Mario Party: Island Tour. The 3DS iteration attempts to capture at least some of the magic surrounding the once-hallowed virtual board game’s fun, but it stumbles, leaving behind simplistic minigames and uninspired boards that require little more than luck to win. Right out of the gate,... Read Review