Top 10 Worst Mario GamesMario has been in great video games, but there are some that failed.
The Top Ten
This comment will be a really long one, so sit tight.
Hotel Mario gets a 5/10 score.
Mario's Early Years: Preschool Fun gets a 2/10 score.
Mario's Time Machine (minus the NES version) gets a 2/10 score.
Mario Teaches Typing gets a 3/10 score.
Mario is Missing gets a 2/10 score.
Mario Clash gets an 8/10 score.
Mario Party 9 gets a 1/10 score.
Wrecking Crew gets a 9/10 score.
Mario Teaches Typing 2 gets a 6/10 score.
Super Mario Bros. 2 gets a 6/10 score.
Mario Bros. (Atari 2600) gets a 6/10 score.
New Super Mario Bros. 2 gets a 4/10 score.
Mario Tennis (Virtual Boy) gets a 7/10 score.
Paper Mario: Sticker Star gets a 3/10 score.
Mario's Playschool gets a 2/10 score.
Mario Tennis Open gets a 2/10 score.
New Super Mario Bros. Wii gets a 5/10 score.
Mario's Game Gallery gets a 6.5/10 score.
Luigi's Mansion gets a 3/10 score.
Super Mario Bros. gets an ...more
The fact that you gave New Super Mario Bros a lower score than 2 shows me that you have terrible scoring. - recaller
Mario:Nice 4 the princess to invite us 2 a picnic, eh Luigi?
Luigi:I hope she lotsa spaghetti!
This dudu totally copied everything from screwattack! - sagat2010
Hotel Mario gets 1 5.6 score.
Mario's Early Years: Preschool Fun gets a 1.2 score.
Mario's Time Machine gets a 2.7 score.
Mario Teaches Typing gets a 4.2 score.
Mario is Missing! Gets a 3.0 score.
Mario Clash gets a 9.3 score.
Mario Party 9 gets a 1.4 score.
Mario Teaches Typing 2 gets a 6.5 score.
Wrecking Crew gets a 9.0 score.
Super Mario Bros. 2 gets a 6.3 score.
I suppose this goes with the Mario live action movie.V 98 Comments
You may think putting Mario in a time machine is awesome, but instead they put questions that we have to answer by learning the stuff in school.
This should be #1. While Hotel Mario definitely does suck, at least it's not educational. This game is about taking stolen artifacts back to their certain times and places and there are quizzes involved within the game too. How could anyone have fun with this game? It doesn't even teach you anything because you don't even know where to go or what to do. Also, the quizzes have way too many possible answer choices. This game is unplayable and the most boring game ever created. Do not ever play it!
This game is educational. I thought this game would be fun traveling back in time and solving things in the past but no you have to answer hard questions and when you defeat Bowser he can't attack you if you are near him nothing happens but you have to jump on him to win. Do not buy this game worst game ever!
NES port is a load of crap. At least Hotel Mario and Mario is Missing (DOS) spawned some memes! Sure, the Nintendo CD-I games are unspeakably bad, but this? This takes the cake. The only positive in a sea of negatives is that the NES port lets you play Mario Bros.V 25 Comments
This game had the worst voice in video game history. Example : You.. Chouse.. The.. Triangle
God! The graphic and sounds are horrible! What was Nintendo thinking?!?! I don't understand how kids can learn from this crappy game. Most pre schoolers don't even play video games!
Worst educational game ever! The music is boring, the games are too easy, and... And... AND... That... Voice...
It's just the voice...
It'd just be better with captions.
What does this even have to do with Mario being missing besides all the way in the beginning and the end? And why do we have to return King Kong to New York? Why are we even returning stuff, we should be saving Mario! This game.._. - HELLADERE120
This game states right away that Mario won't even be in it. That should tell you everything.
Imagine if Princess Peach angrily yelled with her hair down "STAY BESIDE OR IN FRONT OF ME! NOT A CHOICE! "!
If you want to save Mario, play Luigi's Mansion instead..
i played the game by curiosity, the plot is strange.. saving Mario because he ate a candy from Bowser, and then, you travel into the time, asking people for stuffs..
i almost forgot this is an educative game.
The only problem is the music it was supposed to sound the music in Super Mario World, but the sound was awful in the early computers.
Mario Teaches Typing is good in some parts, but I'd give this game 5929 stars out of 10000 anyways.
This game is kind of underrated. Also, I'd give this game mixed reception.
I have mixed feelings on this one.V 19 Comments
This is truly the worst Mario game in existence. How is this not on the List?!?
Are you saying...that this game is worse than Hotel Mario? You've got to be kidding me. - drdevil
This isn't even Mario Party. Trust me it's bad; so bad in fact that it's the worst selling Mario game of all time! - lolimmaninja
An absolute disgrace to Mario Party. Everyone know that playing boring mini games on a small, cramped screen by yourself is a lot of fun right? No, it's literally the exact opposite. - Cobalt
Hitler party advance sucks... this game is worse than Disney's Party Gamecube... Hitler party advance sucks... - AldoFitrianV 8 Comments
Why the hell is this game so high on this list? This game is brilliant!
Think about the graphics, decade when the game was released & the music! This game is awesome!
This game is AWESOME! The Virtual Boy Mario games are great, but Daisy still should've replaced Peach.
A lot of these are clearly added by someone who's never played Mario and was never taught the definition of the word "Fun". Super Mario Land is the only game where Daisy is saved, and dude when you're saying "Mario just walks around, you have to do quests" you're totally thinking of it the wrong way.
The game's only problem is that it's long. That wouldn't be a problem if it wasn't on the Virtual Boy, the console that causes eyestrain if you use it for long enough. Other than that, this is a very nice version of the original Mario Bros. arcade game, and one of the console's best games.V 12 Comments
Mario Teaches Typing 2 is so underrated!
I'd give this game 7025 stars out of 10000.
The only decent thing about this game is the creepy Mario head.
This game has too much haters!
The original mario teaches typing is great but this has the creepy head I hate the creepy head whats up
I was surprised that I hated this game. Most of the levels are pretty easy an simple to beat, and the worst thing about NSMB2 is the whole coin thing. Having so many coins that can make you get 1-ups multiple times ruins the challenge in it. One of the worst mario games ever - TheGameBoy815
It sucks where gold coins broke my eyeballs. It is more unhealthy than McDonald's every week.
It seems cool that the main gimmick is coins. But what are the problems?
1. The Purpose
What Purpose is there to get loads of coins anyway? You never use those coins to buy ANYTHING so I fail to see the point.
2. When's the last time you got a game over?
You didn't because you gained massive wealth and lives.
3. The Bosses
Once again, Koopalings and Bowser. The Bowser fight here is the absolute worst in the series. It's a lazy rehash of the fight from New Super Mario Bros Wii!
Overall Rating: 5/10 - DCfnaf
WHAT?!?! WHY THIS ONE?! I LIKE THIS GAME SO MUCH! WHY IS IT SO HORRIBLE?!V 45 Comments
This game is so underrated & Super Princess Peach shall be top 1.
This game is good!
How about the Mario franchise gets back to T.V. shows & starts a series called "Mario X' that completely rips off Sonic X?
"Mario X" will always be a crossover, & so will "Pac-Man X".
There are few features I like about this game. The graphics are good, and also the minigames, but the worst part is the party mode. I mean, what is there to like about party mode? You don't even get to wander around on your own. You are stuck in a car with three other people for the whole game. There is no certain turn limit, which is terrible. That means no last minute traps to play on your friends or relatives. The only power-ups are mushrooms. Most of the power-ups end the game even earlier! You only roll to six? Why don't you get to roll to ten? I mean, it makes sense to roll to six, but Mario Party isn't suppose to make sense! You don't get coins either! You collect stars for the whole game! Oh, what a touch to add on! The only up-side to party mode is the minigames. The minigames are awesome! I love them. They also unlocked all the minigames for you. Well almost all of them. So there is no fun in ulocking them. That means no moment when you scream in joy when you unlock that ...more - Ragingcow11
Hate this version...Mario Party has been ruined forever with the new silly system of all being together...the fun was being solo and fighting to get the star NOT all these silly little little stars which means the whole bonus star at the end is POINTLESS! - Dalice
NOBODY SHOULD EVER HAVE TO LIKE Mario PARTY 9! Why is Princess Daisy not in Mario Party 10 yet? She should replace the silly Princess Peach!
Princess Daisy IS in Mario party 10. Also, this might be a total disagreement to the reason why some of these games are so high on this list, but don't judge a video game by its characters. - Idontneedausername
Communism: the game.V 55 Comments
This was a total switch from all the good moments in all other paper Mario games, I got this game thinking it was like the other paper Mario games when in reality was just the complete opposite. This game had no allies and bad game mechanics like the stickers. the stickers made everything for me not enjoyable, because if you didn't have the right amount of stickers you were screwed witch made the game even longer. this game also had hidden luigis hidden in some of the levels, which, in my prospective thought I could play as luigi (being better than Mario in many ways),but was sadly mistaken. Nintendo what is the point of finding all the luigis in the game if you only get a luigi flag and a luigi at the credits. the story line for this game was trash, heck I don't think there was a story line in that game like all the others. over all the only major point of why this game is terrible is the lack of level ups and allies
Let's explain why this is the ABSOLUTE WORST Mario RPG EVER!
1. No EXP.
NO EXPERIENCE FROM BATTLES! You defeat enemies to get coins, then you use those coins to buy more stickers and you use those stickers to fight enemies to get coins...yeah WHAT'S THE POINT?
2. The Story
Bowser kidnaps Peach, unlike EVERY OTHER Mario RPG! The story is super basic and nothing interesting happens! Then, there are these 8 Royal stickers I'm supposed to collect. But WHY? The only explanation we're given is that they're powerful! Why should I care about these dumb stickers? When have stickers ever mattered in the Mushroom Kingdom?
3. The Characters
No original characters. Every character is a Toad!
4. The Bosses
No unique bosses! All of them are a bigger version of a common enemy! Megasparkle Goomba, Mr. Blizzard, Petey Piranha. COME ON!
AND THE WORST THING ABOUT THE GAME?
5. THE NAVIGATION
Do you know how many times I got lost ...more - DCfnaf
I always wanted to get this (underrated) game. But everyone's ruining my chances.
Get the game and judge it for yourself. Don't let our opinions influence yours. I personally hate this game. - DCfnaf
I don't get why everyone hates this game. It's fun, it's hard at some parts, and I liked all of the areas. but if I say this in real life instead of on the internet, I will be burned at stake.V 31 Comments
First, everything is a block, the pipes are blocks, the POW Block is just a bland, yellow block, even the coins are blocks!
Another thing, the non-bonus levels are EXACTLY THE SAME!
Finally, the soundtrack feels like it was recorded with a potato!
This is just a no and should never have existed. It's basically torture to a kid who only plays Atari. It's basically the ugly yet and barely functional sister to Flicker-man (Pac Man for Atari)
This game is kind of underrated.
I'd give it 7 stars out of 10.
You guys say it's bad it's just the 2600's graphics - BlueSheepYTV 14 Comments
This is a joke, right? If not, I will pop a cap up your ass until you take this off the list.
This is a true joke. I mean, don't look at a Mario game and there's princess peach and say this game sucks. You have to examine the whole game and see it's ups and downs in a Mario game. - recaller
In my opinion Peach is actually a great character. Peach barely appears in this game, stop complaining, it's the highest rated game of all time. by the way Peach isn't rude here, she holds a giant festival for everyone in her kingdom to be happy and celebrate, and it's not her fault Bowser is a jerk. I know I nearly forgot she existed when I was trying to help Rosalina.
Are you serious? Who the heck put this game on the list?! This game is awesome and has beautiful graphics! Take this off the list now otherwise I will beat you up ( I know that sounds harsh but SERIOUSLY TAKE THIS OFF THE LIST! ) - Aaa2
This game sucks, the motion controls are not funV 113 Comments
How about Paper Sonic gets tried out?
Also, Paper Peach should be replaced by Paper Daisy & Paper Rosalina.
Either way, I'd give this game 4861 stars out of 10000.
Princess Peach shall never be the lost Princess as long as she lives. So far, her most recent kidnapping was in the old game of Mario & Luigi: Dream Team whereas Princess Peach was so rude, infantile & bossy. & very cowardly for her tall height.
They need to bring back the concepts that were introduced in Paper Mario and improved upon in The Thousand Year Door (I haven't played the original paper Mario sadly, but I've seen playthroughs on YouTube). its overdue. Super paper Mario was grat too but before we see a sequel to that lets go back to the good old stuff!
This game was incredibly frusturating and BORING! And I thought Mario RPG's were supposed to have good, creative stories and a simplistic yet awesome battle system! - HeavyDonkeyKong
The thousand year door was not a bad game. Peach's voice does not effect the gameplay, the dialogue is not confusing, and the title is not stupid. The thousand year door is one of the main concepts of the game! How is that confusing? - HeavyDonkeyKong
The 5 reasons why this game sucks
5. No Xp gain: all you get is coins for beating enemies that are used to buy more stickers to fight more enemies, the level up system was completely removed from the game so you can just skip every enemy in the game and go right for the bosses.
4. Lack of direction: When you play this you will probably get lost in the game about once or twice and chapter 3 will suck middle fingers because you WILL get lots 1000 times and In chapter 2 you might have to go online to get the tablet pieces, WE NEED TO KNOW WHERE WE HAVE TO GO! TELL US!
3. No REAL partners: Partners in paper Mario are spectacular since some have interesting stories and some are great in battle, but who is your partner in sticker star? This cold heartless crown douche called Keristy or something like that, duuhhh she helps in battle because your confused and she has funny dialogue... WRONG! I felt bad for Vivian for being picked on by her sisters, I felt bad for bobbery ...more - Pastakirby7
I haven't olayed any nintendo game but I understand why it is hated because good plots loke the thousand year door and super paper mario are tere and this game bring literaly nothing to the table color splash is more inovative than thisV 16 Comments
Why is this on the list? I love this game except that when you get game over you don't start with full health, instead you start with however much health you had when you last saved.
The Only Problem I Have With This Game Is That It Was Way Too Short Same Thing With Wario World. The Sequel Was Definitely Better Than This.
The only problem to this game is that it was way too short.
I did enjoy this game, but Tails' Mansion was much better.V 10 Comments
Come on. How is this not on here? Bowser's Tower (the story mode) is just a bunch of minigames, which you can just play in Free Play mode, anyway. Speaking of the story, it's really cringeworthy (even more so than the other games) It goes like this: OH NO Bowser TURNED THE SKY PURPLE! WE NEED TO KILL Bowser TO TURN THE SKY BLUE AGAIN! Also, the minigames are SO BORING and are definitely the worst in the series. Oh, and I haven't even got to the worst part... THE EXTRAS. You can ONLY unlock NOISES and the BORING-AS-HELL tunes from the game. No, I'm serious. If you are interested in a little Mario Party, just get any other game in the series. I'M BEGGING YOU!
Mario Party: Island Tour? More like Bowser Party: Koopa Tour!
Why does Princess Peach appear in every Mario Party game? She doesn't even bother to compete for stars since Mario Party 3.
"Mario Party: Island Tour? More like Bowser Party: Koopa Tour! " LOL!V 13 Comments
At first, the title catches your attention the the best. Once you played for a while, it gets boring and boring then pointless. The lack of game-modes makes it unattractive. The graphics only make it pretty good, but you'll find it very terrible to play. After a couple of tries, you'll regret your choice deeply. Mega Ball Rally only depends on AI for your teammates. What I'm trying to say is the higher the difficulity for Mega Ball Rally, the more boring it is. The more it ends quicker. Ace = Ends quickly. Pro = Ends in a while. Expert = Ends very slowly (almost when it reaches 100). Knockout Challenge however makes me wanna keep coming back more to play it only because I have a Gold Mario Amiibo. I'd rather have you play Mario Tennis Open than this. If you're still yearning back to this game because it's the only game you have, you have my deepest, saddest emotions for you because this was mediocre. Also, not to mention the chance shots were decreased (what a shame Nintendo, what a ...more
There is literally nothing to do in this game. You might enjoy it for the first few minutes you play it, but then you'll immediately regret buying it due to its lack of game modes. I don't mind the selection of characters (even if some of the voice acting is annoying), but there is literally nothing to do. This game should be free.
How much innovation is there? Oh wait, none. This is one major reason why Classic Nintendo is way better than Modern Mario Sports. What a weak game.
More like Mario Tennis: Ultra Disappointment.
They were SO lazy with the stadiums, as there's only ONE. ONE STADIUM. There's just skins to use for the only stadium. - GengarGuy
Uhh... The picture next here is Mario POWER tennis not the virtual boy version. Its supposed to be the prequel not the sequel!
Past this point it's good games if you read on your gonna get mad at your favourite games probably there
Why is that game there I think it's the best Mario tennis game ever (apart from the 3ds version)
Yeah it sucks because the Intro is cringeV 8 Comments
I've had enough of the haters for this game, yes we all know wart is dumb. But it shows potential!
It isn't that bad it just doesn't feel like a Mario game but its still fun but I recommend super Mario bros 3 or the first one
I remember when I got this game. It was fun, but it was very odd and didn't feel like a Mario game. After SMB 3 came out, it felt like SMB 2 was the awkward kid who sits at the back of the classroom because he didn't fit in. It wasn't until years later when I learned it was ported from Doki Doki Panic that I realized why it was so weird and different from the others. Still a fun game, but still not a true Mario title in my opinion.
Oh my god! Stop complaining about peach!V 48 Comments
Related ListsTop 10 Greatest Mario Games of All Time Best Mario Party Games Best Mario Kart Games Best Super Mario Wii Games Best Paper Mario Games
List StatsUpdated 18 Oct 2017
6 years, 81 days old
Top Remixes (20)
2. Mario Party Advance
3. Mario's Time Machine
2. Mario's Time Machine
3. Mario Clash
2. Hotel Mario
3. Mario's Time Machine
View All 20