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  • Summary: BOOM BLOX Bash Party is even more fun to play with friends and family, featuring twice as many multiplayer challenges as the original, and now offers team-based challenges! Players can play with or against friends, solo or in teams, knocking down blocks, destroying towers, slinging and launching blocks and characters, for tons of high-energy, family-friendly fun! BOOM BLOX Bash Party is packed with tons of new features. The game showcases new block types, including: virus and conveyor blox, new blox shapes, such as: cylinders and wedges, and new tools that make for even more destructive fun. Players find twists on BOOM BLOX game play favorites like throwing and grabbing. Players now can also sling, launch, and blow the competition away with new cannon, paint ball and slingshot tools. Even the characters are in on the action as BOOM BLOX Bash Party features a new cast of wacky blox characters. This time they don’t just cheer you on, they are now blox themselves and you can throw, stack or even launch them, utilizing them to create even more madness and mayhem. The fun continues online as BOOM BLOX Bash Party enables players to download even more new levels via the Internet. With the press of a button, players can grab, play and rate new levels from EA as well as levels created by members of the BOOM BLOX Bash Party community. Using the game's easy-to-use Create Mode, players now have the power to share the levels they built with friends, or submit their masterpiece to be shared with the world! The expanded Create Mode lets players build and create like never before, giving them access to the same tool set the EA development team used to create each and every level in the game. [Electronic Arts] Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 47 out of 48
  2. Negative: 0 out of 48
  1. 100
    It’s fun, it’s versatile (I’ve found it to be a hit with gamers and non-gamers), and it offers more bang for your buck (ha!) than just about anything else on Wii right now. It’s the best kind of sequel – one that truly “gets” what was cool about its forebear, cuts the fat and elevates every cool feature to the next logical step. Superb.
  2. Boom Blox: Bash Party takes what was good (and there was a lot of it) on first Boom Blox and builds on it. An excellent action-puzzler. [June 2009]
  3. This is more or less everything we wanted from a Boom Blox sequel and can't recommend it enough.
  4. 88
    Boom Blox Bash Party is the definition of how to take a great game and make it even better.
  5. The list of must-have Wii games with appeal for both the casual and core player is exceedingly short. To make the cut, a game must be immediately approachable and easy to understand, but it must also offer challenge and depth to those who seek them. Boom Blox Bash Party is atop that list.
  6. More of the same, but in the best way possible.
  7. 70
    Bash Party may become repetitive for some over time, but it does prove to be a far better package overall, offering a wealth of gameplay for those that get hooked by the formula.

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Score distribution:
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  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 2 out of 7
  1. Dec 2, 2012
    One of the funnest games of all time. Though having no point but to smash random blocks and score the most points out of everyone, The game just gets better and better. I love it.
  2. christopherB
    Jun 2, 2009
    This game is great and a must own for anyone who enjoyed the first game. It has a deeper multiplayer and single player mode, and the ability to download new levels everyday really makes the game have unbelievable replay value. Expand
  3. JeffA
    May 24, 2009
    The single-player is sub-par at best, but the multiplayer is better than ever, delivering more of the same types of levels from the previous games in addition to several new modes of play... But if you're at all the creative type, the level editor is where Bash Party really shines. Not only does it provide you with lots of tools to build your own levels, but unlike the first game, you can actually play your creations with your friends. Expand
  4. Mar 5, 2012
    This should be held up as a model sequel. It builds on all the strengths of the previous installment, and adds more to do and see. I love the creator engine they've got in here; if you're creative, you can make some pretty wild stuff. Tons of fun. Expand
  5. JeanF
    Jun 3, 2009
    This is one multi-player experience not to be missed - except if you take yourself too seriously. It's fun, it's exhausting and it's as much fun to watch others play as it is to play yourself. Walking down the red carpet, stopping occasionally to pose for the press, is my favorite of the mini games. Expand
  6. mattB
    Oct 22, 2009
    What are all the good ratings about? I found it boring.
  7. Jun 27, 2011
    Tedious and extremely repetitive take on "Crush the Castle," which itself is pretty tedious. Gameplay attempts variety, and while it gets different flavors, it's all still ice cream. Really bad ice cream with drawn-out physics. More than "Crush the Castle," I think this game could be compared to a mini-game in WW:Smooth Moves, except instead of hundreds of entirely new novel concepts and fun, it's just a slightly different take on the same mini-game over and over and over. Expand