Posted on October 04 2010 by Nathanial Rumphol-Janc
I’ve been waiting for a new Mario Party for some time now. While many may scoff and say “it’s just a casual party game with no innovation”, fact remains it is a big hit with the ladies. I’m serious. Invite some girls over for a party, as soon as they get bored of drinks and rock band, slap in Mario Party 8 for the Wii and watch what happens. At times I wonder if it was a gift from above. Joking aside, Mario Party 8 for the Wii wasn’t much of anything exciting for the motion controls… and now we fast forward to today with the release of Wii Party. Is this the game to unseat my female heat seeking missile known as “Mario Party”? More screens and thoughts after the jump.
The thing that stands out the most to me is the sheer amount of game play modes. That means in addition the board game mode you know and love from Mario Party, it contains a slew of new and unique modes for which should get the kid inside all of us to jump for glee. I know it seems odd to post about a casual game around these parts, but this is one casual game I will actually be playing.
Source: Nintendo Press