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Mario Party 9

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Overall 6
6.0

Mario Party 9

Auracore MediaWorks
31 July 2012
  • Summary: You're level of enjoyment of Mario Party 9 will depend entirely on the context in which you play.
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Overall 6
5.8
Gameplay 6
6.0
Looks 7
7.0

Mario Party 9 (Wii) - Review

VGChartz
15 April 2012
  • Excerpt: Birthdays, holidays, anniversaries, reunions, graduations, or just for fun - all great reasons to have a party. However, in the Mushroom Kingdom the only reason you need to throw a shin-dig is because Mario said ‘Let’s-a-go!’. As with any series that's been around long enough to reach its ninth mainline entry, you would expect a degree of innovation and key differences between games; something to keep players excited and wanting to come back for more.
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Overall 6
6.0

Mario Party 9 Review

GamerNode
1 April 2012
  • Summary: Mario Party 9 is another solid entry for die hard fans but breaks no new ground
  • Pros: Fun mini-games, boss battles, More of the same
  • Cons: Boring boards, Lack of strategy, More of the same
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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

GameSpot
13 March 2012
  • Summary: If Mario Party 9 were an actual party, it'd be a high school reunion. You turn up, look around, see all your old friends, and think "Hey, you guys have changed!" But within five minutes, you realize that beneath the flashy clothes or new facial hair, they're much the same people. That is what playing Mario Party 9 feels like. There are changes, sure, and frequently, they're for the better. But the improvements are largely superficial.
  • Pros: Fun multiplayer action, Wide variety of minigames, Cheerful, colorful visuals
  • Cons: Little lasting appeal, Far too much emphasis on chance, Solo mode is tedious and required for unlocks, It's all too familiar
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Overall 8
7.6
Gameplay 8
8.0
Funfactor 8
8.0

Mario Party 9

Digital Chumps
12 March 2012
  • Conclusion: Excluding Wii Party, Mario Party 9 is the first we’ve seen in nearly five years of what was historically a perennial series. This break in the action has provided an opportunity for reinvention, and to some extent, that’s what’s occurred. What it all boils down to is a clever, unexpected, and much-needed reboot of a series that previously didn’t seem to have much left in the way of creativity.
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Overall 6
6.0

Mario Party 9 Review: Time Has Not Been Kind to This Shindig

1UP
12 March 2012
  • Summary: What was once a premiere event has turn into a forgettable get-together.
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Overall 7
6.5

Wii Review - 'Mario Party 9'

WorthPlaying
12 March 2012
  • Summary: Grab your friends and family and captain the crew to victory! The party is back and bigger than ever in the Mario Party 9 game for Wii, featuring all-new ways to play!
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Overall 6
5.8

A Small Step Towards Positive Change

Game Informer
9 March 2012
  • Conclusion: Concept: Board game mechanics, with intermittent minigames return. It’s Mario Party with a new number at the end Graphics: The Wii is capable of much better, but it’s not offensive. Nintendo’s bright color palette is on full display Sound: Every now and then, a short snippet of classic Nintendo music will play, but mostly it’s just a series of cheery forgettable trumpets and incomprehensible grunts and cries from the characters Playability: The minigames control well,...
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Overall 6
6.0

Mario Party 9

skillpoint.se
4 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: Från 1998 till 2007 släppte Nintendo, i samarbete med Hudson Soft, åtta olika Mario Party-spel. Det blev en vana att det släpptes en ny titel nästan varje år och till slut kändes spelen mest som en axelryckning, även om de fortfarande var roliga i goda vänners sällskap. Den här gången har det dock gått fem år sedan senaste delen, om man bortser från sidospåret Wii Party som släpptes 2010. Därför känns det extra spännande att ta sig an Mario Party 9.
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Overall 6
6.0

Test : Mario Party 9

GameHope
12 October 2014
  • Summary: Et oui, déjà 9. La série des Mario Party, représentative de l'orientation casual de Nintendo depuis quelques années, n'en a pas terminé avec nous. Est-elle toujours aussi intéressante que lors de ses débuts, quand on la voyait comme une nouveauté ? Ou bien a-t-elle franchi le cap de l'épisode de trop, celui qui n'apporte plus rien et nous fait hésiter au moment de l'achat ?
  • Pros: Valeur sûre pour les enfants, Retournements de situation efficaces, Les boss sont drôles
  • Cons: Difficulté basse, Utilise peu les fonctionnalités de la Wii, Ne s'apprécie vraiment qu'à 4
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