Super Mario 64 DS Review

If you loved playing Mario 64 back in the day, you are really going to love it now. A new generation is being exposed to this classic game, thanks to its availability for Nintendo DS. New features in Super Mario 64 DS include multiple unlockable mini-games. Regular play begins as Yoshi and doors are unlocked so you can become Luigi, Wario, and Mario. Each of these characters possesses special abilities and all will be needed to find the 150 Power Stars hidden in the castle grounds. The touch screen and the stylus allow you to control all characters in Adventure mode. If you want to play with one to three other friends, switch to Wireless Versus mode and heat up the competition.

Dimensions of the box containing Super Mario 64 DS are 5.0 x 5.2 x 0.8 inches and the box weighs 3.2 ounces. The game features an E for Everyone rating.
Super Mario 64 DS includes:
• Classic game for Nintendo 64 contains new features for enhanced play on Nintendo DS system
• Play as Mario, Luigi, Wario, or Yoshi
• Each character possesses different abilities
• 150 Power Stars contained in castle grounds for players to discover
• In Adventure mode, use stylus and touch screen to control all characters
• Compete with up to three other players in Wireless Versus mode using just one game card
• As play continues, you can win touch-sensitive mini-games
• Mario 64 reinvented in a great way
• Helpful map on the bottom screen
• Makes good use of the touch screen
• Great graphics
• Mini-games
• Frustrating camera control
• Controller scheme is sometimes difficult
Super Mario 64 DS is here, once again allowing you to play the much-loved Mario game on a handheld device. This is not just the classic game on a different platform, it has totally been overhauled. You begin playing as Yoshi but your skills allow you to become Mario, Wario, and Luigi when you unlock doors. Explore the castle grounds to find the 150 Power Stars waiting for you to unlock them. During play, multiple mini-games may be unlocked, adding to the value of this purchase.
When you are ready to play against your friends, enter Wireless Versus mode. You can use a single game card to wirelessly compete with as many as three friends. This game makes excellent use of the Nintendo DS touch screen and stylus. Previous buyers rate it as a must-have for Nintendo DS because it contains great features, is challenging, and of course, so much fun!

Super Mario 64 DS Review Super Mario 64 DS Review Reviewed by netfandu on May 01, 2011 Rating: 5

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