Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story

Game review by Alex Porter, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Funny, wildly imaginative romp with cartoony combat.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 21 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 8+

Just perfect!

So I was at Kmart one day,and was looking at the video games for my Nintendo DS.This game really caught my eye.So since I had extra money,I spent it on this game.When I got home,I played this game,and it was SO AWESOME! Everything about it was perfect from the levels to the music!
age 8+

Bowser's turn to rumble!!!

This game requires skill, but, as with many other games, practice makes perfect. I am especially fond of the Giga-Bowser battles, since you have to use your physical abilities, such as quick reflexes and long periods of blowing into the microphone. If you like combined genres, then this is the game for you! -10 year old

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo DS
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Release date: September 14, 2009
  • Genre: Role-Playing
  • ESRB rating: E
  • Last updated: January 15, 2019

Our Editors Recommend

For kids who love role-playing games

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