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Dr. Mario & Puzzle League (Game Boy Advance)

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Description

This cartridge has two games, Dr. Mario and Puzzle League.

Dr. Mario is a puzzle game where you move bi-color pills into formation to wipe out viruses. The game features several gameplay modes: Classic, Flash, versus CPU, and Vertical. You can play the Flash and versus CPU modes via wireless link with another player.

Puzzle League is a translated version of the Panel de Pon GBA game, which was available as a GBA download in the Japanese Nintendo Puzzle Collection for GameCube. American players may recognize this game as Tetris Attack or Pokémon Puzzle League. A pile of colored tiles moves upwards on the screen as the player attempts to rearrange them to eliminate groups of three or more like types. The in-game characters who appear throughout the game to challenge or encourage the player are generic cute characters; none of Nintendo's famous mascots make an appearance. You can play in one of six modes: Marathon, versus CPU, Timed, Line, Garbage, and Puzzle.

Screenshots

Dr. Mario & Puzzle League Game Boy Advance Panel de Pon Japanese title screen
Dr. Mario & Puzzle League Game Boy Advance Puzzle League title screen.
Dr. Mario & Puzzle League Game Boy Advance Dr. Mario title screen.
Dr. Mario & Puzzle League Game Boy Advance Title screen (Japanese version)

Alternate Titles

  • "玛丽医生" -- Chinese Title (Simplified)
  • "Dr. Mario & Panel de Pon" -- Japanese title
  • "ドクターマリオ&パネルでポン" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

Game Informer Magazine Jan, 2006 9 out of 10 90
4Players.de Nov 17, 2005 86 out of 100 86
GameSpot Dec 12, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Fragland.net Dec 16, 2005 78.5 out of 100 78
IGN Nov 28, 2005 7.8 out of 10 78
1UP Dec 01, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
NintendoWorldReport Jan 16, 2006 7.5 out of 10 75
GameSpy Dec 05, 2005 3.5 out of 5 70
GamePro (US) Dec 05, 2005 3.5 out of 5 70
Video Game Generation Feb 28, 2006 6 out of 10 60

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Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2005 – GBA Puzzle Game of the Year

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Lisa Shock (123) added Dr. Mario & Puzzle League (Game Boy Advance) on Feb 20, 2006