The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 5 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
Overall User Score (96 votes)3.9

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Nintendo DS 96 3.9
      AI 3.5
      Gameplay 4.3
      Graphics 4.2
      Personal Slant 4.1
      Sound / Music 3.9
      Story / Presentation 3.6
Wii U Awaiting 5 votes...

User Reviews

Mario finally returns to his roots Nintendo DS Matt Neuteboom (989)
So New It Smells Like New Nintendo DS MasterMegid (902)
Why Mario Is King Of 2D. Nintendo DS Guy Chapman (2002)
Buy this game or else! I mean it! Nintendo DS Fake Spam (94)
Back to where he truly shines, 20 years on... Nintendo DS Kartanym (12841)
Finally a new Mario side scrolling game, and it's awesome! Nintendo DS Rensch (218)
The best Mario game since Super Mario World Nintendo DS Chris Wright (105)
Mamma Mia! Nintendo DS NeoJ (455)