Parents' Guide to

Wii Party

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Mighty mini-game collection with loads of ways to play.

Game Nintendo Wii 2010
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age 6+

Based on 1 parent review

age 6+

Family Fun at it's Best!!

My girls and I LOVE this game. Even my wife, who is not a gamer at all, loves to join in. Get it today!

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Kids say (19 ):

Wii Party certainly lives up to its name. A group of people looking to play video games together will certainly get a good dose of entertainment out of this package. Sure, there are seemingly countless party games on the market, but none offer the sheer number of play options and variations that Wii Party does. Basically, Wii Party does for virtual boardgames what Wii Sports Resort did for active gaming: It offers loads of variety and simple-to-pick-up fun in a clean, crisp, and colorful presentation. Some modes are more original than others (the die-rolling boardgame is reminiscent of Mario Party, for instance, but the Mii-based, color-matching strategy game feels totally fresh). And the controller-based party games (like playing "hot potato" or "hide-and-seek" with the remotes) feel a little lame compared to the actual video game you've got here. But with this many choices, you can simply ignore the modes that don't appeal to you and still have a huge set of options. The mini-games themselves are nicely varied and the controls all work really well -- something third-party mini-game collections never seem to get right.

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo Wii
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Release date: October 4, 2010
  • Genre: Party
  • ESRB rating: E for Mild Cartoon Violence
  • Last updated: August 30, 2016

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