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Super Mario 64 DS (Nintendo DS)

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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 castle interior has an interesting choice of decor.
Super Mario 64 DS Nintendo DS Jump into the picture to go to another level.
Super Mario 64 DS Nintendo DS The title screen.

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! Spag (70) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
The first and greatest of all 3D platform games, plus more! One you can't afford to miss if you own a DS! Rensch (203) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
A great transition from the N64 to the DS! Joshua Price (28) 4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars

The Press Says

Nintendojo 2004 9.2 out of 10 92
Game Freaks 365 2004 9.1 out of 10 91
Da Gameboyz 2004 8.885 out of 10 89
GameZone Nov 30, 2004 8.9 out of 10 89
Wham! gaming 2004 8.9 out of 10 89
Gamesmania May 13, 2005 87 out of 100 87
Edge Dec 23, 2004 8 out of 10 80
TotalVideoGames (TVG) Nov 29, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Game Revolution Nov 22, 2004 B 75
RewiredMind 2004 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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Trivia

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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Opipeuter (16477) added Super Mario 64 DS (Nintendo DS) on Dec 01, 2004