The worldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s most popular party video game is getting a lot crazier in Mario Party 8. Whether youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re shaking up cola cans or lassoing barrels, you and your friends will be drawn into the action like never before using the Wii RemoteÃ¢â€žÂ¢.
* Play with motion control: Players row their way through a river race, punch a statue to pieces, steer race cars, mopeds and go-karts and handle a balancing pole while walking a tightrope.
* Play using the Pointer: Shoot at Boos in a haunted house, rag and drop toppings in a cake-decorating competition, select the correct answers in game show challenges.
* Play using the Wii RemoteÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s buttons: Players jump and pummel their way through a football brawl, hop and run across a field of spinning platforms
* Mario Party 8 also includes dozens of new minigames, six new party boards and many new game modes. In a series first, players can transform their characters into many forms, such as player-smashing boulders and coin-sucking vampires. Mario Party 8 also includes Ã¢â‚¬Å“extra-largeÃ¢â‚¬? minigames like Star Carnival Bowling and Table Menace. One to four players can play Mario Party 8, each with a Wii Remote.
Game storyline: In Mario Party 8, a whimsical ringmaster has invited MarioÃ¢â€žÂ¢, Peach and the rest of the crew to his carnival, a perfect setting for the dynamic spectacle of the Wii game play. Mario Party 8 keeps the surprises coming with minigames that draw upon the Wii RemoteÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s motion, pointing and button control in a variety of ways. Players always know how to jump into the action by watching an animated tutorial that shows how to use the Wii Remote.