Super Mario 64 DS

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Nintendo DS
85
3.8
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Description

Mario, Luigi, and Wario have all gone to the Mushroom Palace for some of Princess Peach's famous home made cake. However, when they don't return its up to the heroic dino Yoshi to find out what's wrong.

In this portable remake of the original Super Mario 64 You are able to play as different characters from the Mario franchise. Wario, Yoshi, Luigi, and of course Mario. Each character has different abilities to be made use of during the games expanded quest.

The game now features 150 Stars to collect up from the previous 120, new stages with new bosses, changes to old stages and bosses, and a multiplayer in which players compete to get the most stars.

The game also includes over two dozen mini games that make use of both screens and the touch pad.

The DS touch screen can be used to mimic analog control.

Screenshots

Super Mario 64 DS Nintendo DS Mario's apparently gone AWOL, so you go to the castle to search for him.
Super Mario 64 DS Nintendo DS The man himself.
Super Mario 64 DS Nintendo DS The cameraman, Lekitu, will give you some helpful pointers during your journey.
Super Mario 64 DS Nintendo DS ...and his....erm, diligent sidekick.

Alternate Titles

  • "神游马力欧DS" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Super Mario 64x4" -- Working title
  • "Shényóu Mǎlìōu DS" -- Chinese title
  • "スーパーマリオ64DS" -- Japanese spelling
  • "슈퍼 마리오 64 DS" -- Korean spelling

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User Reviews

Mario's looking good, DS-style! Nintendo DS Spag (70)
The first and greatest of all 3D platform games, plus more! One you can't afford to miss if you own a DS! Nintendo DS Rensch (203)
A great transition from the N64 to the DS! Nintendo DS Joshua Price (28)

Critic Reviews

GamesFirst! Nintendo DS Dec 21, 2004 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Gaming Age Nintendo DS Nov 20, 2004 A- 91
Game Freaks 365 Nintendo DS 2004 9.1 out of 10 91
WiiDSFrance Nintendo DS Sep 12, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Retro Gamer Nintendo DS Apr, 2005 9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars 90
Worth Playing Nintendo DS Mar 26, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
Gameplanet Nintendo DS Mar 30, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
TotalVideoGames (TVG) Nintendo DS Nov 29, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Diehard GameFan Nintendo DS Dec 05, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
Modojo Nintendo DS Jan 30, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
MobyScore error? 2 Corn Popper (69543)
Jan 04, 2009

Trivia

Sales

According to publisher Nintendo, Super Mario 64 DS sold 11.03 million copies worldwide (as of March 31, 2014).

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2005 – Best Remake of the Year
  • GameSpy
    • 2004 – Nintendo DS Game of the Year
  • Golden Joystick Awards
    • 2005 - Handheld Game of the Year 2004

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