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  • Summary: Most video games require players to focus their attention on a screen. Now Nintendo brings the action into the living room with Wii Party, a game that changes the way people interact with other players. Featuring 13 different party game modes and 70+ minigames, Wii Party can be enjoyed byMost video games require players to focus their attention on a screen. Now Nintendo brings the action into the living room with Wii Party, a game that changes the way people interact with other players. Featuring 13 different party game modes and 70+ minigames, Wii Party can be enjoyed by everyone in the family, regardless of age. Collapse
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 42
  2. Negative: 3 out of 42
  1. Oct 20, 2010
    89
    But what it does have it wears on its sleeve - hundreds of hand crafted miniature challenges - and that's what I keep coming back for.
  2. Oct 20, 2010
    80
    Despite the lack of famous mascot characters, Wii Party is a truly enjoyable game.
  3. Oct 26, 2010
    80
    Party games lovers should absolutely buy Wii Party. The number of minigames is just impressive and they are also very ingenious. Of course, there are some dull challenges but for the most part they are fresh and amusing, exactly like the improved Mii's look. Unfortunately Wii Party doesn't support any online feature and WiiMotion Plus is absent too, but is not a great lack.
  4. Oct 20, 2010
    70
    In a perfect word, the meta-games would be as good as the mini-games themselves. But with four people, Lambrini and deely-boppers (just me?), Wii Party's still a reliable, if fairly thin, source of entertainment all the same.
  5. Oct 26, 2010
    70
    Wii Party is a pretty good game for your familiar and friendly evenings (but also mornings, afternoons and even nights) at home. Unfortunately it's on Wii, a console with a pretty wide variety of similar games... and this is not the best of the bunch!
  6. Oct 28, 2010
    60
    Wii Party threatens to become the life and soul of the party if played in the right circumstances. But without four players, and a stern awareness that the Game Board, House Party and Balance Boat modes are where the fun lies, Wii Party
  7. Oct 20, 2010
    30
    Dumbing down Mario Party sounds impossible, but this strips out every ounce of fun or thought from the concept to create the most vapid Nintendo game ever.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 21
  2. Negative: 2 out of 21
  1. Jan 28, 2011
    10
    It's a Wii series game! Perfect to play with friends. SO FUNNY! The mini games are so enjoyable, everyone can play with your Mii in everyIt's a Wii series game! Perfect to play with friends. SO FUNNY! The mini games are so enjoyable, everyone can play with your Mii in every mini-game. The only thing I think this game should have more is boards. There's only one! What Mario Party did wrong this one did right! Expand
  2. Jan 3, 2014
    10
    Wii party is one of the top 5 wii games BY FAR. There are tons of different minigames, and they are all awesome! You can play a game thatWii party is one of the top 5 wii games BY FAR. There are tons of different minigames, and they are all awesome! You can play a game that is about an hour, or one that is about 3 minutes.

    This is a great game for all ages! I would suggest this to EVERYONE!
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  3. Oct 14, 2010
    9
    Its a Good Game Fun for the Family i wouldn't mind some online play though seems fun to play with others, i mean after all its suppose to be aIts a Good Game Fun for the Family i wouldn't mind some online play though seems fun to play with others, i mean after all its suppose to be a multiplayer game. Expand
  4. Oct 18, 2010
    9
    This is lighthearted fun at its best. There's even a 2 player co-op variant with its own set of 20 minigames! For once, all the miis youThis is lighthearted fun at its best. There's even a 2 player co-op variant with its own set of 20 minigames! For once, all the miis you designed and collected serve some purpose. I've yet to find someone who isn't up for another round, even after he lost the previous one... Expand
  5. Oct 27, 2010
    8
    This one a great one to play with friends and family. Some reviewers think its no good, but I think it's better than Wii Sports, which is farThis one a great one to play with friends and family. Some reviewers think its no good, but I think it's better than Wii Sports, which is far too over rated. The amount of mini games in this is amazing, I have yet to play a mini game twice yet. The idea of the outside the game mechanics work well, I like the idea of hiding the wii remotes around a room for the others to find. This game is really fun! Expand
  6. Aug 28, 2013
    7
    Every so often, a new 'mii series' game comes out for wii- these are basically a party series that exclusively uses your wii's miis to play.Every so often, a new 'mii series' game comes out for wii- these are basically a party series that exclusively uses your wii's miis to play. They have ranged from great ones, like Wii Sports Resort, to mediocre ones like Wii Play.
    But the basic make-up of them all is generally similar: minigames.
    Wii Party is the latest entry in this series. This minigame collection sees players using the wii remote to play various mii-exclusive minigames. Some are good, some are bad. Some use the wii remote in clever, enjoyable ways, others abuse it. Some don't use the motion sensing capabilities at all.
    But overall, what you're getting is a rather predictable however entertaining package. On your own, there is not a single thing to do- all the options are available from the start. But that's fine, because since when was a game titled 'Wii Party' a single-player experience?
    The issue with the game comes with some of the modes. In addition to minigames, there are some modes that use these minigames- balance boat is a good two-player mode which uses only co-op minigames. The aim is to balance 20 miis on the boat. But to get the right size miis, you must succeed at the co-op minigames. But for every great game like Balance Boat, you get an unengaging minigame like Globe Trot, which is a competitive game that requires players to explore the world in between playing minigames.
    Wii Party is a good multiplayer game, a riot with friends, but the fun wears off quickly.
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  7. Aug 29, 2014
    0
    A terrible game that has absolutely no content worthy of holding even a 2 year olds attention.
    That's exactly why wii party U sold so bad,
    A terrible game that has absolutely no content worthy of holding even a 2 year olds attention.
    That's exactly why wii party U sold so bad, people realize these shallow empty games aren't worth paying for when they have iphones.
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#14 Most Discussed Wii Game of 2010
#10 Most Shared Wii Game of 2010