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7.3 out of 10

Dr. Mario

Help Dr. Mario cure a virus outbreak in this compelling puzzler. Read more

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Overall 6
Gameplay 8
Graphics 5
Sound 7

Expert Review

Game Freaks 365
19 August 2005
  • Excerpt: When the NES Classics series originally came out I felt great disdain toward it. Who in their right mind would pay $20 each for ports of NES games? Obviously, quite a few people did so, as is evidenced by the fact that a second series was released. Somewhere among all of these NES ports sits the lone ported puzzle game, Dr. Mario. If you have read my review of the NES version of this game, you know that I preferred Tetris 2 over Dr. Mario, but Dr.
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Overall 9
Features 10
Gameplay 10
Graphics 8
Sound 7
Lifespan 9

Dr. Mario

Gaming Target
31 March 2005

Classic NES Series: Dr. Mario Review

29 March 2005
  • Excerpt: Dr. Mario was originally released in 1990 for the NES and the original Game Boy handheld system. At the time, Dr. Mario was one of many Tetris-like games that was released to ride the coattails of Alexei Pajitnov's puzzle classic, whose popularity was at an all-time high. Dr. Mario turned out to be one of the better Tetris clones, which is probably why it has been released for the Game Boy Advance as part of the classic NES series. And like any good puzzle game, Dr.
  • Pros: Addictive puzzle gameplay, Wireless networking lets you cut the cord, Cute, catchy music
  • Cons: Multiplayer may be too simplistic for some
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