Conclusion: Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis is probably one of the most overlooked games on the Nintendo DS. It’s arguably one of the best games to use the stylus and touch screen so well. The mix of action and puzzle elements makes this game one of the more interesting and addictive DS titles around.
Excerpt: Developer – Nintendo Publisher – Nintendo Features Wireless Single-Card Download Play (1-2 Players) Demo Version) Wireless Multi-Card Play (1-2 Players) Touch Screen Compatible Nintendo’s latest release, Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis, is not a platformer but a lemmings like game with a Mario twist. Right from the introduction you know you are in for something a little different. Those who played the original on the GBA will know what I am talking about.
Excerpt: The Nintendo DS has a natural affinity with puzzle games. Sudoku, crosswords, and mazes have all made their way onto the little-handheld-that-could, and probably account for a lot of the sales. Nintendo clearly meant it when they said they were aiming for a broader market. However, none of these puzzle games are that exciting to DS owners who prefer a bit more pizazz in their games- after all, if we wanted to do a crossword, we could open the newspaper.
Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis (DS) Review
18 October 2006
Excerpt: There are ninety-nine Marios sitting on a pipe. If one fell off there would be ninety-eight Marios sitting on a pipe. The sequel to the Game Boy Advance hit, Mario Vs. Donkey Kong, continues Nintendos legacy of touch screen controlled handheld games for the DS system. In what could only be considered as one of the more cleverer games of the year, Mario Vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis takes us through over 80 unique levels.