Best Mario Party Games

The Top Ten Best Mario Party Games

1 Mario Party 2

This is a good mario party I have it on wii u on virtual console - trains45

Well game is bad to be honest,but this game gives me nostalgia. - OrangeRin

This game did it best in my opinion. It took everything that was fun in original Mario Party, cut the stuff that wasn't, and added in some new treats to make the games even more hilariously fun. I'm not quite sure what it was about this one, but my fondest and funniest Mario Party memories are all from #2.

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2 Mario Party 7

This game in my opinion is the best overall. The mini games are fantastic and the boards are creative and fun! Also this game brought cool elements like a 8 player mode and Bowser time. Well, I hated Bowser time. The only problem I had with this game was Bowser time because it was just lame and unfair. But anyways, Mario Party 5 was the first Mario party game I ever played. But when I got this game I was really hooked into the series. I also like how every board is completely different from each other. From having you climbing a entire mountain for a star to paying Chomp Chomp's to squish you opponents to steal their stars, it's the best game overall and has a great variety!

The mini-games, the items, even the boards are all ingenious! You've got to watch your step in this one, other wise you could land on someone-else's space that they set using orbs! Not to mention the fact that you can play with 8 people as well, so no one gets left out this way! There's so many paths to choose, items to use plus coins, stars and items to steal! Race to the top in pagoda peak or test your luck in neon heights, every single board has its own special way to play that's sure to keep you on your toes! This is, without a doubt, the best Mario Party game and one that you'll be playing for years to come!

I've heard people say this is one that is forgettable because nothing about it was original. Um... this is THE GREATEST Mario Party Game ever! It has a really great Character roster (even if it was a little shocking that Birdo was included, which is fine), the around-the-world theme was cool, the stages are all cool, the mini games are terrific, and the 8 player thing was innovative and cool, even if the controls were difficult! - marble

This game is my absolute definition of a wonderful childhood. This game was the first Mario Party game I've ever owned. And it is still my favorite! Even other Mario Party games I've played such as 8, 9, 10 (which I all hated), DS, 2, not even 4 even come close to my all time favorite. So many memories, so many things to do. From the beautifully designed boards, to the addicting minigames, to the best items in the series, to a great roster of characters, and all the things you can do. This to me is the best Mario Party game ever made so far. And for so many reasons. I will never forget about this game. Ever. This game is the pure definition of "Mario Party perfection".

3 Mario Party 6

The day and night cycle adds another layer of greatness to this game - robertoiglesias271

This is one of the best, Almost al of its mini-games are memorable and leave you feeling great after each one. It is the perfect balance of Friend ship destroying and friend ship enhancing. The only problem with this one is reason to replay, after you unlock everything there is no reason to play it again alone unless you really want to play it for fun which it always seems like a good enough reason to me. Very enjoyable to play!

Orbs is just what the series needed. This has to be the best Mario party game ever. And it's not just nostalgia talking. This game is just fun the way it is. Fun mini-games, orbs that allow a lot of skill, and overall, just a great decent Mario party game.

So cool, very beautiful game and also have a new mechanism which swaps day and night.

4 Mario Party 5

This needs to be #1 Since the mini-games are fantastic, Like Pushy Penguins for example, There are a ton of characters to pick, The Party Boards are fantactic, Rainbow Dream was pretty good as well Best Mario Party game EVER

I used to beg my dad to let me rent this game. It was very expensive so I used to rent the expensive games all the time. I really enjoyed this one

Its one of the most memorable games in the series it has some flaws but not that you can remember after you just had an amazing time. It has a really good story mode that no other game has even come close to replicating. The minigames were amazing and most of the boards felt perfect. Only improvement would be to expand some of the boards that felt a bit small.

Mini games and boards are better than 4 with more creative gameplay. The orbs, in my opinion was a good departure from items. Playing as koopa kid was fun and this Mario party has the best mini game modes

5 Mario Party 3

Me and my roommates will occasionally crack open a case of beers and play Mario Party games... it gets very competitive. MP3 is just by far the best. It has, what I like to call the perfect trifecta of balance. # 1: the luck factor: The sensitivity or lack there of in your old fashioned run of the mill N64 controller adds to chaotic fun of the games. Of course, the dice can always land in or out of your favor, and there are a few mini games, that are based on the results of only lady lucky herself... and of course the dreaded chance time.

# 2: Strategic factor: Even if you're playing a game where you're struggling to win most of the mini games, a few well executed items, or precisely won battle games, or coin steals can help you weasel your way back into contention. It expanded the affects of items set in MP2 by allowing you to carry more than one (i can't remember how many times a plunder chest put a complete stranglehold on the item game in Mario party 2). # 3: Skill ...more

Mario Party 3 is the best one for me, but that's probably biased by the fact that it's just about the only game I had of the Mario Party series when I was young. I also got 8, but it wasn't quite as enjoyable. I don't know why.

It had a lot of luck based mini-games (something most Mario Party games are now infamous for), but it had great music, 1 versus 1 duel maps and was the first to let you carry 3 items at once, along with the first to have a legitimate single-player mode, it was a fantastic way to close out the original Mario Party N64 Trilogy, and sadly it was overlooked due to it's late release in 2001 (the same year the GameCube came out), and it's too bad, because it's an incredibly overlooked great game, and the best in the series in my opinion, closely followed by Mario Party 2.

It's a better version of 2, with very original mini games and very cool items. The thing is, it was more geared towards the ones who knew the game well, so your friends/family stand no chance. The items were a little broken and very cheap, but overall, an amazing, original game.

6 Mario Party 8

Mario party 8 is a great game. The only reason why this game could be bad is from some of the minigames, think flip the chimp and the leaf riding one.

This the best mario party I playing it right now lol, taking a quick break lol - trains45

I feel like I am the only one who got this game but I do like big top and ballyhoo

This should be number one because the other games are parties but this one is like a festival. - Aaronwahed

7 Mario Party 4

Why is this not #1!? Almost every mini-game is amazing, and DK is actually a playable character. The lottery is one of the best parts of this game, and Dungeon Duos is the best mini-game ever. The items are great, the maps are awesome, and the whole concept is amazing. I love this game and it's one the only Nintendo games I'll still actually play. This game is the reason I love Gamecube. This game is the best Mario Party game by a landslide. - MrSnuffleupagus

Though Mario Party 4 belongs to a more advanced console than the N64, the GameCube, the game still feels like a N64 Mario Party game in every way. Not only that, but the Mini Games were excellent and Donkey Kong was still playable in this game. Mario Party 4 is definitely the go-to game for Mario Party fans.

Mario Party 4 belongs at Number 1. It has some very unique Mini Games such as Paths of Peril, Beach Volley Folley, and Dungeon Duos. As if that weren't enough, Mario Party 4 also has a Present Room, where you can view all the presents you've earned in the game, including each of the characters' birthday presents from story mode and presents earned from Mini Games. This is BY FAR the best Mario Party game the series has to offer.

This is my favorite of the ones I've played/seen. The mini-games are well-designed, the graphics hold up, the boards are streamlined but not too simple, and items are still items (I really don't like the capsules/orbs/whatever). You really need to put in effort to add to your coin total, so if too much bad luck makes you want to rage quit, I can see why you might not like it.

Why are you arguing graphics when obviously there are 5-10. The graphics don't actually hold up well. - Gamefreak23788

8 Mario Party DS

Mario party on a long car drive... Excellent!

This was my first Mario Party game, and while it doesn't really count as one of the "main" games (didn't count as a number, on a handheld, etc.) it is still a really fun and creative game that got me into Mario Party!

I love this Mario party it's so great to go around with the ds and play it

I love Mario Party 2 but this was the first one I played, it has a unique concept with the characters being small which make creative boards and mini games.

9 Mario Party 9

This game is a pure masterpiece. The only thing I didn't like about this game was the minigame pit or platter because pit or platter is to hard and boring. BUT OTHER THEN THAT, IT'S A PURE MASTERPIECE. The minigames, mode, unlockables, character, and more were amazing. My favorite was Peak Precision because I'm pretty good at it. I give this game a the highest number ever/10. - MarioMaster101

This one is amazing. Not only the best party, but the best game ever. Their was only 1 part which is the minigame Pit Or Platter but the only reason it is bad is because it is WAY to hard.

People need to stop hating this one. It's not perfect with the vehicles and all, but I found it really good. I love all the boards and especially the boss mini-games. It was creative and I was very hyped for this game. It is probably my favorite Mario Party with 8 and 5 close behind.

Easily the best. What is so horrible about the vehicle you move around in? I thought it was unique. The vehicle made the game less strategic and more a game of chance, like a PARTY game.

10 Mario Party

The people who hate this game just have baby skin because they got hurt by an analog lmao

In this game, playing with friends, you will rage your balls off and you interact with your friends better (although this game might ruin friendships). You're not gonna feel like you're going to win unlike in some of the newer Mario Party games (although you can still win sometimes when you think you don't have a chance and the game just turns around and players can still unexpectedly win) but in the original Mario Party you can almost assume that you're not going to win. With things like Chance Time, Boo, and happening spaces, everyone has a fair shot no matter how many stars and coins everyone has. 9 is the worst console Mario Party game and should not be ahead of this gem. Also, did I mention that this game has the best minigames. Many minigames from this game are better than most other minigames in Mario Party history, in my opinion. This game is legendary compared to the other Mario Party games. What's it doing at number 7? This should definitely be numero uno. It's too good to ...more

This Mario Party, the Original, certainly brings back the most memories, it had the most funnest and memorable mini games, it's the most hilarious, the 1P mode was excellent and chanllenging, and the board maps we're just so fun and big, you had to keep playing it.

I especially enjoyed the concept where you get to buy items from the shop, and collect 100 stars to unlock Bowser's level and then beat his to unlock the final level called, the Superstar.

Mario Party the Original has my vote.

Are you kidding? This is number 6? This game was a ground-breaking party game with some of the most addicting mini games in the entire series. Hands down my number 1.

The Contenders

11 Super Mario Party

The only Mario Party, I have played giving it an advantage however a very good game

This game perfectly mixes the old formula with the newer games (allies & Partner Party for example) Best Mario Party in my opinion!

It's good, but definitely my least favourite modern mario party (excluding Top 100 I guess), because it went back to the old formula, which in itself is just kinda proof they are running out of ideas, and I was never a fan of the old formula to begin with and there wasn't much original about this, yes this game is worse than Island Tour and the other modern mario parties (come at me) - darthvadern

Why is this only number 11!? this is like the best Mario game I've ever played. Should be at least top 3. Seriously I have been waiting for months to finally get this game! From like start of September, I have kept counting down the number of days until this game would be released. and I absolutely adore this game with all my heart. Just how on earth is this not on the list!?

12 Mario Party: Island Tour

No basic boards, no story mode, no sense of accomplishment and WEAK gameplay

No 1vs 3 no 2 vs 2 and no battle games come on

Should be number 2 not number 11 this one is cool I like the dice blocks and how its decided in the place this is 2 and 1 is mario party9

I have this game but I don't really play it at all cause I've got other games I could be playing - HunterBoy

13 Mario Party: Star Rush

I enjoy playing the minigames! Some of them are my favorites and there are other fun challenges not related to Mario Party that I never get tired of.

How did Mario Party Island Tour get over this game! This game is a lot better than Mario Party Island Tour. It has got the most characters, boards, game modes out of all the series. I play this game about every day. They should make this game cost to $50

Looking good.

I got this game the day it came out, and instantly fell in love. That love was shattered 12 days later, when I unlocked everything. Now its boring. - cabennett18

14 Mario Party: The Top 100

Excellent 4 player collection of the best minigames great for drinks with friends.

Please don't waste your money on this game its actually really bad - HunterBoy

This is the newest Marino party games so far and it isn't actually that bad - Aaronwahed

Love it already!

15 Mario Party-e

I'll only say one thing: the minigames are stored on cards you need to buy and scan with the GBA

WHAT EVEN IS THIS?!? - HunterBoy

I HATE THIS - will_smm2

16 Mario Party Advance

This game has the least amount of playable characters! This game is also what ruined my belief in the Mario Party series! I'm not buying any other Mario Party Games!

All Gamecube Mario party games are great! You can't let this one let it all down! - marble

This game sucks, no multiplayer whatsoever. And the Cheep Cheep Swimming game is ridiculously hard

This game is stupid. It ruins the Mario Party series.

I actually like this game for nostalgia and the fun it got me. - Mewbosses

17 Mario Party 10

I think this game is fun because you get to play as Bow Wow / Bowser. They're many new things to do in Mario party 10 you even get to play on a game board. Plush I feel bad for Nintendo they worked so hard of thinking of such a great idea can everybody look on the bright side on this game?! But really look ON THE BRIGHT SIDE cause they made it together as a team. And if you buy it no matter what just play it even if you don't like it or HATE it for the love of Mario.

People may hate this game but I like it. Bowser Party is something I enjoy and it makes the cart mechanic useful. Amiibo Party returns to the classic formular but is sadly the boards are only squares. Oh well still a good game and there are lots of modes to play as well. The Credits are the best I’m any Mario Party Series so far. You roll the dice to get all the playable characters on stage. The cart has returned but oh well it was still fine to see it again.

This game is fun. But not in the way of really fun some people are critics. But you just have to go with the floe and just go with it. And I really think that we could just say thank you to what Nintendo dose for us even though I am the one who dose not like video games and my brother envy video games a lot and I mean a LOT. Thank you have a very nice day or night this is a girl named Melanie very smart, kind, and annoying.

This game is good in all but it's lasting appeal didn't work well with the game! I more highly recommend Mario party 6!

18 Mario Party 11

Before Super Mario Party was out, all we wanted was a Mario Party 11. WHY DON'T WE HAVE A MARIO PARTY 11 YET? - MarioMaster101

It's called SUPER Mario Party - darthvadern

Why is there not Mario Party 11 already?

This doesn't even exist. - myusernameisthis

19 Shrek's Carnival Craze Party Games

this has nothing to do with Mario

NOT A MARIO PARTY!

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