Review: Mario Party Superstars explained to parents

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What parents need to know

Mario, Luigi, Peach, Donkey Kong, Bowser, Daisy, Yoshi… they’re all back from to party in Mario Party Superstars. From 1 to 4 players can play a virtual board game that will be punctuated by various and varied mini-games.

Mario Party Superstars Boxart Screen SharingRelease date: October 29, 2021

Developed by: Nintendo
Published by: Nintendo
Available on: Nintendo Switch

Type of game: Board game, board game
Average time of one game: 1 hour

Estimate of the total duration of the game: About six hours.
5 p.m. if you want to finish it all.

Topics: Friendship, Mario Universe

Business model: Just need to buy the game once.

Number of players:
1 to 4 players locally

Available in cartridge or digital format (download on the console)

Possible configurations of the Nintendo Switch:

Nintendo Switch Handheld modeNintendo Switch Tabletop modeNintendo Switch TV Mode
Players3+ 7+ 12+16+18+
Neophytes
Intermediate
Experienced
Young children need to be guided in reading, to understand the rules and mini-games.
Replayability
Green gauge

The game can be played multiple times. There are many challenges to accomplish, and as long as you can play with multiple people at home, the game is fun.

Difficulty
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3 difficulty levels. Only the Challenge Road mode is a little harder than the rest.

Violence, fear, nudity?
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No problem.

Language level used
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No problem. Adapted for children.

Positive message

The theme game, the friendships, the games, the party.

Minimum reading level required
Jauge Orange

You have to know how to read to understand the rules of the game.

Additional costs ?
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No problem.

Minimum level of execution on the controller required
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These are mini-games that are explained each time by a tutorial. They are not difficult to understand or execute for anyone and are fun. The rest of the game is made up of menus.

Principle of the game

Mario Party Superstars is a virtual board game where players play as a Nintendo character.

More details below.

Local game modes

Mario Party:

The main game mode. This is the traditional board game. Each player chooses a character, and evolves through a board filled with bonuses, malus and events. To move forward, the characters must roll a roll. The games last a minimum of one hour. Ideal for a family board game game. Mini-games are played every time a round ends, allowing players to earn extra bonuses. Mini-games unlock in all other modes, once played here.

From 1 to 4 players.

Freeplay (Minigames):

You can play unlocked mini-games. at will separately.

Or play a territory-conquering game that is played by winning mini-games.

Or play a “Mariothon” of 5 mini-games against his friends.

From 1 to 4 players.

Online gaming modes

Online gaming modes require a paid subscription to the Nintendo Switch Online service.

In this episode, all offline game modes can be played online too.

More information about the game: Official website of the game

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