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Mario Party 9 on the way !?!?


#1 soonersfan60   Longing for retro CAG... CAGiversary!   3688 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 November 2011 - 05:43 PM

I saw this at Walmart.com : http://www.walmart.c...indingMethod=rr

So is Mario Party 9 on the way (even though it's not listed at Nintendo.com), or is this more likely a placeholder for Fortune Street?

IMO, it would be suicide for Fortune Street to release that close to Mario Party 9.

#2 pitfallharry219   Salty milk & pennies CAGiversary!   11758 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 November 2011 - 05:55 PM

It was announced at E3 this year:



#3 soonersfan60   Longing for retro CAG... CAGiversary!   3688 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 November 2011 - 07:23 PM

Well, Walmart.com has it as a release date of 12/31/11. I am surprised that it's not listed on the Nintendo.com website, and as I said it would be suicide for Fortune Street to be released so closely to MP9. Was Fortune Street also announced at E3? Did one morph into the other? Did MP9 get pushed back? New release date?

Sorry for all the questions, but I couldn't find the answers I need to make my game buying decisions.

#4 62t   Zune Duck! CAGiversary!   19142 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

Posted 06 November 2011 - 07:28 PM

MP9 doesn't have a release date yet. the walmart date is just a placeholder.

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#5 soonersfan60   Longing for retro CAG... CAGiversary!   3688 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 November 2011 - 11:42 PM

ok.I guess I'll get Fortune Street. :)

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Posted 06 November 2011 - 11:57 PM

MP9 + Jack and Jill (Movie)= Apocalypse!!!

#7 2DMention   Cyberpunk CAGiversary!   3809 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 21 November 2011 - 01:17 AM

Mario Party 9? I still have barely scratched MP8, which I don't have yet. I hope 9 will be online...

I'm waiting on Mario Party 8 to go to greatest hits yet. It's about time...
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#8 crystalklear64   Cocksmas Spirit CAGiversary!   13600 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 November 2011 - 05:00 AM

that trailer for 9 looks bad. you no longer move separately around the board wtf? can't have the children being left behind...

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#9 Crunchewy   What? CAGiversary!   16999 Posts   Joined 8.5 Years Ago  

Posted 23 November 2011 - 05:17 AM

that trailer for 9 looks bad. you no longer move separately around the board wtf? can't have the children being left behind...


There is one scene where Peach is moving on her own on the board, so I'm confused. If you really don't move separately that sure is weird.

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#10 62t   Zune Duck! CAGiversary!   19142 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

Posted 23 November 2011 - 05:26 AM

It could just be one board that uses the car.

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#11 lilboo   Not addicted to WoW CAGiversary!   18235 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago  

Posted 23 November 2011 - 08:30 PM

If MP9 isn't online, or offer ~~~SOME~~~ kind of Wi-Fi thing. (AT LEAST DLC?!).. then that's going to feed into more of the already not so great opinion I have of this system. I actually really enjoyed Mario Party 8. For what it was, the franchise, and the potential that could be in a sequel. The fact the sequel to this (I'm saying sequel because it'll be the second one for the Wii, fyi) is being released MUCH MUCH later than the first, the expectations are going to be high. Will it be a continuation of cheap and cheesy waggle? Will it implement motion+ and use it correctly? Will it offer SOME kind of Wi-Fi connectivity?

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#12 rlse9   Changos! CAGiversary!   910 Posts   Joined 9.4 Years Ago  

Posted 27 November 2011 - 04:29 AM

I'd be very surprised if MP9 included any sort of online. It's Nintendo, they'll claim it's the type of game people want to play in the same room and that there's no interest in playing it online or some BS like that.

I haven't played a Mario Party game since MP6. Not sure I want one for Wii, especially if it's a waggle-fest. I did get one of the Raving Rabbids games and found it more fun and full of personality than Mario Party.

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Posted 29 November 2011 - 02:44 AM

Never bought MP8. It was always $50 and I've never seen a decent sale on it. May get MP9, depending on when it is released.

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Posted 25 December 2011 - 12:11 PM

I don't really know anything about the Mario Party games because I haven't actually played any beyond the first one, but I just took a survey about Mario Party 9 (as well as Pac-Man Party Kinect and Trojan War) and I learned a little bit of info about it. As far as I can tell, you don't move your characters separately. Everyone gets into a "vehicle" and they move together. Players take turns moving the vehicle, but they all go at the same time. You have to collect/earn stars as you play through the 70+ games and whoever has the most stars at the end is the winner. I don't believe there is an online mode, but I could be wrong about that part. All of this information may or may not already be available; I just thought I'd share what little I know based on the survey.

#15 davo1224   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3039 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

Posted 02 January 2012 - 08:17 AM

I'm not quite sure how Nintendo managed to turn Mario Party into the hot garbage it's become. It was a little forgiveable when they were pumping out so many.

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 10:00 PM

Picked it up for $5 off at Sams and enjoy it so far.

It's much more light-hearted than fortune street and easier to play.
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#17 lilboo   Not addicted to WoW CAGiversary!   18235 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago  

Posted 22 March 2012 - 07:56 PM

How can Mario Party get any easier to play?! Do you just blink at the tv and win!!?

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#18 2DMention   Cyberpunk CAGiversary!   3809 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 22 March 2012 - 09:11 PM

How can Mario Party get any easier to play?! Do you just blink at the tv and win!!?


I meant compared to Fortune Street. Fortune Street requires more thinking, Mario Party is more labotomized, but in a good way.
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#19 dothog   n ur race snakin mai kart CAGiversary!   2649 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

Posted 23 March 2012 - 04:10 AM

A good lobotomy. Epitaph material for the Wii.
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