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Mario vs. Donkey Kong (Game Boy Advance)

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Description

In the beginning video, Donkey Kong is at home channel-surfing. While flipping through channels, DK notices an ad about the new Mini Mario Toy. Right away, he decides to get his hands on as many as he can, so he steals them from Mario's Toy Factory. Now, Mario has to get them back.

Mario must find the key then rescue a Mini Mario in six levels of each world. In the seventh level, Mario must guide all the Mini Marios he collected through the letters T, O, and Y and into the toy box. The eighth and last level pits Mario against Donkey Kong. There are many enemies and obstacles to avoid, including Bob-ombs, Shy Guys, Boos, trash cans, fireballs, and Thwomps.

Screenshots

Mario vs. Donkey Kong Game Boy Advance The hammer weapon works exactly the same as it did in the original Donkey Kong
Mario vs. Donkey Kong Game Boy Advance What's in the box is any ones guess
Mario vs. Donkey Kong Game Boy Advance The rubbish bins can be thrown at the monsters
Mario vs. Donkey Kong Game Boy Advance Beware of the stones

Alternate Titles

  • "马里奥对大金刚" -- Chinese Title (Simplified)
  • "マリオvs.ドンキーコング" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Maliao dui Dajingang" -- Chinese Title

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User Reviews

Arcade classic with puzzle elements NeoJ (428) 2.33 Stars2.33 Stars2.33 Stars2.33 Stars2.33 Stars
Here's One Worth Your Hard-Earned Dollars and Cents Steve Thompson (110) 3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars
THE essential Mario game for the GBA. optrirominiluikus (112) 4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars

The Press Says

Game Over Online Jun 18, 2004 82 out of 100 82
4Players.de Jun 02, 2005 80 out of 100 80
Gameplanet Jul 27, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Nov 11, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Game Informer Magazine Jun, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
The Video Game Critic Jul 18, 2004 B- 67
EL33TONLINE Oct 16, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
videogamer.com Feb 08, 2005 6 out of 10 60
GameSpy May 26, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
UOL Jogos Jun 29, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

The Game Boy Advance version of Mario vs. Donkey Kong appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

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