A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this game.
Products & Purchases
This is a remake of a classic, decades-old Mario game.
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Drugs appear in an abstract way: The game's objective is to line up colorful pills with little viruses of matching hue to make them disappear.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this game is almost identical to its 20-year-old predecessor. Content is safe for all ages, gameplay is exceptionally simple and intuitive, and a wide range of difficulty settings lets players of all skill levels have fun.
Is It Any Good?
Dr. Mario is a classic puzzler that easily stands the test of time; we found it to be just as compelling and habit-forming on the DSi as it has been in any of its other iterations. It's a marvelously intuitive game with simple objectives and even simpler controls. Even rookies ought to be able to pick up the game in just a few minutes. And with multiple levels of difficulty, even younger gamers can try their hand as Nintendo's mustachioed physician. The only letdown is a lack of support for multiplayer. Past Dr. Mario games have offered a great social gaming experience as players work quickly to stymie one another. It's a shame the Express edition doesn't facilitate this kind of play.
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