Nintendo Wire. While the standard board games are restricted to the game's standard Party Mode, players are able to play the game's 80 minigames with other players either locally or online, independent of the board games, in the game's new "Online Mario-thon" mode. The Mario Party series features a total of 32 playable characters among its various installments.

So you what you see? Game modes are selected from a "Map" screen, Mushroom Village , that the player is led to once starting the game.

It featured 73 minigames, many of which took use of the Nintendo DS's touchscreen , microphone, and unique dual screen capabilities, in addition to traditional-style minigames using the D-pad and buttons. May 29, Wii.