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  • Summary: Yoshi and Baby Mario embark on another wild adventure, this time on the Nintendo DS. Using the Nintendo DS system's two screens and touch-screen capability, you'll have to help Yoshi guard Baby Mario and guide him to safety. On vertical-action levels, players must use the stylus to draw clouds on the touch screen to protect Baby Mario from enemies and lead him to Yoshi. On horizontal side-scrolling levels, players must use the stylus to look out for Yoshi as he gallops across the countryside. On top of all that, Yoshis Touch & Go also features two-player wireless play. Creating lines of clouds with the stylus is fun and intuitive, and despite the simple control interface the game can actually become quite challenging. There is something distinctly satisfying about drawing clouds on the bottom screen, then watching them scroll up and affect the game on the upper screen. [Nintendo] Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 25 out of 41
  2. Negative: 1 out of 41
  1. A game that you can pick up instantly, learn to play within seconds (watch the handy tutorial for all the moves) and then not put down for a fair few hours.
  2. The gameplay in this title uses what the machine was developed for, innovation, and Nintendo gets huge credit for that.
  3. Touch and Go is a new breed of platformer and, while it doesn't quite reach the heights of Wario Ware and Mario 64 DS, it is still an essential DS purchase. [NGC Pocket]
  4. You really have to concentrate on becoming a multitasking fiend - it may look simple, but there's a lot of strategy. [Apr 2005, p.135]
  5. The novelty of the gameplay is almost palpable, but so are the game's tech demo roots.
  6. Sure Yoshi was extremely innovative with its unique controls and I had fun but when does innovation mean that the overall game play experience to painfully short and lackluster? I felt cheated and so will tons of other DS players.
  7. While the action can be borderline frantic, there’s just not enough content to satisfy anyone except maybe the very young or those who desire a full price game that struggle to be entertained for more than twenty minutes.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 19
  2. Negative: 2 out of 19
  1. Nov 13, 2013
    I hate this game! It is a pile of with 4 mini games and no fun. I don't recommend it for anyone in their right mind. Traded this in for a $5 game, and saved a lot of money and had a lot more fun. Expand

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