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  • Summary: You can play more than 80 new minigames in the most recent Mario-themed party game, Mario Party 7. Mario and pals needed some time off, but they forgot to invite Bowser on their cruise. You can battle against an angry Bowser or up to seven of your friends on a single GameCube system. Mario Party 7 includes a few new characters and brings back microphone support from Mario Party 6. Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 25
  2. Negative: 2 out of 25
  1. The game is very challenging, and trying to collect all of the mini-games is rewarding. I will be playing this one even on my Revolution next year.
  2. Adds some nice new features to the tried-and-true formula. [Jan 2006, p.110]
  3. The seventh iteration crams even more mini-games than you care to count, but sadly shies away from offering something truly innovative for loyal Mario fans.
  4. It's not dramatically different from Mario Party 6 or, frankly, any of the other Mario Party games, but as a cheery collection of simple pick-up-and-play minigames that's well suited for younger and more-casual players, it still works.
  5. Basically Mario Party 6, but with less fun and [fewer] new ideas.
  6. 60
    Doesn't offer up anything different here, with the exception of some new minigames and a freshly themed game board.
  7. It's such a shame that Nintendo - the creator of Mario Kart, which is arguably the most fun you can have with platonic friends - just can't seem to sort Mario Party's problems out, even for the seventh instalment in the series. Roll on number eight, eh.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 5
  2. Negative: 1 out of 5

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