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Old 12-10-07, 12:16 PM
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Looking for a good Party game for Wii

Looking for a good party game for the Wii. Needs to be multi-player, and prefer fun mini games with High replay value. I have read mixed reviews for Mario Party 8 and Wario: Smooth Moves.

Any other suggestions?
Old 12-10-07, 12:24 PM
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My fiancee and I had a blast with the first Rayman Raving Rabbids. It can be had for $30 these days.

Haven't tried the second one yet.

There's also Game Party, which isn't very deep, but is only $20. It has stuff like Air Hockey, Darts, Skee-Ball, etc.

Smarty Pants is a very fun multi-player trivia game. I enjoyed it a lot when I rented it. Not sure if it's worth $50, but I will definitely jump on it once it's under $40.
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I haven't played it yet, but there is a Cranium game that released for the Wii. I know that the cranium board game is a lot of fun. The Wii game looked fun as well, but you need enough people to play. I hope to be able to try it out soon.
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Bomberman on the VC. Not quite a party game, but it's damn fun.
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MP8 gets better with time.

Avoid the Olympics game....too hard.
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Smarty Pants - good trivia game
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Originally Posted by DodgingCars
Smarty Pants - good trivia game
We had a blast playing this with a group. Very good party game.
We also had fun playing Mario Party 8 and Wario Ware.
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Originally Posted by Jmhouse
Looking for a good party game for the Wii. Needs to be multi-player, and prefer fun mini games with High replay value. I have read mixed reviews for Mario Party 8 and Wario: Smooth Moves.

Any other suggestions?

Raving Rabids is pretty fun.
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Oh and mario party 8 is pretty fun.
Old 12-12-07, 07:50 AM
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I'll second the vote for Bomberman and third the vote for Rayman Raving Rabbids.

I haven't tried the sequel but it was designed with multi-player as the main focus unlike the first.
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Mario Party 8 and Wario Ware are both great but serve very different purposes. Mario Party is a board game and requires a slight time investment whereas Wario Ware is all about quick bursts of gaming. If you've got the room around your TV, Wario Ware's eight player round-robin game is absolutely bat-shit insane.
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Wario Ware Smooth Moves gets my vote
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When does Ninja Reflex come out? That looks like an awesome party game. Mario Kart also.
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Originally Posted by bunkaroo
There's also Game Party, which isn't very deep, but is only $20. It has stuff like Air Hockey, Darts, Skee-Ball, etc.
Resist the temptation to drop $20 on a cheap Wii game. Game Party makes Carnival Games seem like the game of the century.

Why can't I roll a ball straight in Skee... errr... Skill Ball? What's with the horizontal view in Air Hockey, and why is my player's arm so spastic? Why are my darts flying all over the damned place? Why can't I sink even one shot in Hoop Shoot?

The trivia game is the only mild amusement that Game Party has to offer, and there are better trivia games (Smarty Pants, Cranium) available.

Don't. Do. It. Please.

I honestly couldn't bring myself to play it longer than an hour, and I haven't been the same since.
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Originally Posted by darkside
We had a blast playing this with a group. Very good party game.
We also had fun playing Mario Party 8 and Wario Ware.
I got it with Christmas money based on your recommendation. My only complaint is that I wish it supported more players and that it had a "teams" mode -- though I guess you could sorta do that yourself. Because I only have 2 controllers, we were taking turns playing 1 on 1 competitve.

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