Mario Party 9

Genre: Party
Publisher: Nintendo
Developer: Nintendo
Release Date: 3/2/2012
Language: English
Rating: Everyone

The latest addition to the Mario Party series encourages you to think one step ahead of your opponents to collect the most Mini Stars and defeat Bowser. Bowser and his buddies have stolen all the Mini Stars in the sky and it is up to you to achieve the ultimate goal of winning them all back in order to become the Super Star.

Party Adventure is a new board game mode which rewrites the Mario Party rule book by allowing four people to move through the board in one vehicle. Players take turns as Captain of the vehicle by hitting Dice Blocks to move the party forward hoping to land on lucky spaces. The vehicles also help to streamline game play and keep everyone involved in the action. New strategies include find the best routes and positions during your turn while also pushing your opponents into trickier spots. This game mode challenges you to work with and against your rivals to compete in exciting Minigames to get the stolen Mini Stars back from Bowser and restore the shimmering night sky.


  • Mario Party 9 includes 80 brand new Minigames accessible to all Mario fans and which will find players making pizzas escaping haunted mansions and even racing snowmobiles. When playing on a board the type of space the vehicle lands on determines what type of Minigame is played.
  • Boss Battle is a brand new Minigame where up to four players must put their differences aside and combine their powers to defeat a series of classic Mario boss characters to collect Mini Stars leading to a final showdown with Mario’s ultimate nemesis Bowser. Don’t be fooled into thinking this is a team game though while you may need to work together to defeat the bosses you will win Mini Stars depending on your ranking and the amount of damage you have dealt to each boss. Deliver the final blow for a bonus that increases your chances to win.
  • New Mini game modes also allow you to play Mini games without having to complete a board ensuring you can always enjoy the action as and when you like. You and up to three of your friends and family can hone your skills at any Mini game in Free Play mode or try the Extras mode that includes Goomba Bowling and the puzzle-based Castle Clearout.
  • Mario Party 9 features an array of your favourite Mario characters from the Mushroom Kingdom as well as introducing a few characters which are completely new to the Mario Party series. Choose your favourite and keep the rivalry between you and your friends alive as in Mario Party 9 you don’t have to play against the computer in multiplayer – in the board game or the Minigames – and choose to play with up to three of your friends.
  • With a host of new game options characters and 80 new Minigames to master all you have to do now is decide when to host your Mario party.

Scribblenauts Showdown

Genre: Party
Publisher: Warner Bros Interactive
Developer: Warner Bros. Games
Release Date: 3/9/2018
Language: English
Rating: 12+

It’s Scribblenauts; party-style! Use your imagination and go head-to-head in the ultimate multiplayer showdown! Enjoy a party-style Scribblenauts experience; conjuring from over 35000 objects from the vast Scribblenauts dictionary to outsmart your opponent in over 25 minigames!


  • Play solo or with up to four of your friends in Showdown Mode and imagine your way to victory through card-based strategy and creative skill
  • Face off against a friend or the CPU in Versus Mode
  • Go nuts in the Sandbox … create anything in eight different Sandbox levels and watch what happens solo or with a friend
  • Create your own Scribblenaut by unlocking hundreds of wacky costume pieces and vehicles

Shrek Superslam

Genre: Action; Party
Publisher: Activision
Developer: Amaze Entertainment
MultiPlayer: Wi-Fi
Release Date: 10/25/2005
Language: English
Rating: Everyone 10+

Shrek SuperSlam pits the characters from the Shrek franchise against each other in the only game that combines the twisted humor and pop culture parodies of the Shrek universe with the fast-paced action of a melee fighting game. Signature fighting moves like Shrek’s ‘Green Storm;’ Donkey’s ‘Juggle Punt;’ and Puss-in-Boots’ ‘Love-Stun’ bring variety and personality to the game. Fully destructible arenas like the Poison Apple Inn and Dragon’s Gate have walls toppling and debris flying while a multitude of weapons; potions and magical items spell endless melee action for up to four players.

    • Play the whole motley crew – Gamers choose to play as one of 20 fantastical characters from the movies – including heroes like Shrek Donkey Puss-in- Boots and Princess Fiona™ and villains like Prince Charming Cap’n Hook and many more. So many favorite characters including some all new for the game makes for endless combinations of multiplayer action. (10 characters on Nintendo Game BoyÒ Advance 13 on Nintendo DS™)


    • Enjoy a buffet of irreverence – Players relive the twisted humor of the world of Shrek as characters deliver taunts and jokes and farcical environments parody TV shows movies and other pop culture icons.


    • New signature moves – Shrek’s gaseous ‘Green Storm’ clears the room Puss-in-Boots’ disarming ‘Love-Stun’ sweeps opponents off their feet and Pinocchio wields his lengthened nose the ‘Spear of Truth’ to dive-bomb enemies. These are among the game’s totally twisted and hilarious signature fighting moves. (Characters’ moves vary between console and handheld)


    • Fully destructible environments – Players can hurl opponents through walls and windows and throw debris at their opponents. All 16 arenas are totally destructible and loaded with weapons potions magical items and environmental hazards. (10 arenas on Game Boy Advance)


    • Pummel your friends – Up to four players can slam it out in multiplayer free-for-all melee combat.


    • Hocus Pocus – Characters can pick up 30 different weapons potions and magical items throughout the game to pound opponents with the Giant Ham Hock become a battering ram with the Horned Viking Helmet increase quickness with the ‘Speed of the Gato’ potion or enjoy many other unique power-ups. (25 items on Game Boy Advance and Nintendo DS).


    • Mega Challenges – Players slam through over 30 mini games that test skills and fray nerves. (25 mega challenges on Game Boy Advance and Nintendo DS)


  • Touch-screen and map on Nintendo DS – On the Nintendo DS players can touch the screen to collect weapons and potions or to navigate the arenas using a detailed overview map.