Mario Party 8 (Wii)
Mario Party 8

Release dates

Australia July 19th, 2007
Europe June 22nd, 2007
Japan July 26th, 2007
N.America May 29th, 2007

General information

Platform: Nintendo Wii

Developed by Hudson Soft

Published by Nintendo

Players: 1-4



Overview / Mini-Game List


The world's most popular party videogame is getting a lot crazier in Mario Party 8 for Wii! Whether you're shaking up cola cans or lassoing barrels, you and your friends will be drawn into the action like never before using the Wii Remote.

All-new ways to play:

  • Play with motion control: Row your way through a river race, Punch a statue to pieces, Steer race cars, mopeds, and go-karts, Handle a balancing pole while walking a tightrope.

  • Play using the Pointer: Shoot at Boos in a haunted house, Drag and drop toppings in a cake-decorating competition, Select the correct answers in game-show challenges.

  • Play using the Wii Remote's buttons: Jump and pummel your way through a football brawl, Hop and run across a field of spinning platforms.

All-new features/boards:

Mario Party 8 for Wii also includes dozens of new mini-games, six new party boards, and many new game modes. In a series first, players can transform their characters into many forms, such as player-smashing boulders and coin-sucking vampires. Mario Party 8 also includes "extra-large" mini-games like Star Carnival Bowling and Table Menace. One to four players can play Mario Party 8 for Wii, each with a Wii Remote.

Mario Party 8 features seventy-three Mini-Games comprising; nine 1-vs-3 mini games, ten 2-vs-2 mini games, eighteen 4-player mini games, twenty seven duel mini games, five battle mini games, three challenge mini games, one final mini game and finally eight extra mini games which can only be found in the extras zone.


1-vs-3 Mini Games

Joint Objectives

Grabbin' Gold

Picture Perfect


Defeating the Trio

Chump Rope

Swervin' Skies
Thrash 'n' Crash

Snow Way Out
Power Trip


Defeating the Soloist

Bob-ombs Away

Gun the Runner


2-vs-2 Mini Games

Bumper Balloons

Lean, Mean Ravine

Sugar Rush

Winner or Dinner (coin collecting minigame)

Rowed to Victory

Grabby Gridiron

King of the Thrill

Paint Misbehavin'

Boo-ting Gallery

Different Controls

Crops and Robbers


Battle Mini Games

Aim of the Game

Cut from the Team

Glacial Meltdown

Saucer Swarm

Snipe for the Picking


Challenge Mini Games

Fruit Picker

Pour to Score



Final / Bowser Mini Game

Superstar Showdown


Extra Mini Games

Single player

Chomping Frenzy


One or two player

Table Menace

Trial by Tile

Puzzle Pillars

Flagging Rights

Canyon Cruisers

Moped Mayhem

One, two, three, or four player minigame

Star Carnival Bowling

4 Player Mini Games

Alpine Assault

At the Chomp Wash

Crank to Rank

Flip the Chimp

In the Nick of Time


Lava or Leave 'Em

Mario Matrix

Mosh-Pit Playroom


Rudder Madness

Scooter Pursuit

Shake It Up

Sick and Twisted

Speedy Graffiti

Swing Kings

Treacherous Tightrope

Water Ski Spree (coin collecting minigame)


Duel Mini-Games

Aim of the Game

Attention Grabber

Balancing Act

Blazing Lassos

Breakneck Building

Bumper Balloons


Cosmic Slalom


Flip the Chimp

Frozen Assets

Ion the Prize

Lava Lobbers

Lob to Rob

Loco Motives

Paint Misbehavin'

Pumper Cars

Rotation Station

Saucer Swarm

Settle it in Court

Shake It Up

Specter Inspector

Sugar Rush

Surf's Way Up

Swing Kings

Wing and a Scare

You're the Bob-omb



Mario Party 8 official commercial / advert


Interesting Facts

  • Your Mii characters can be integrated into the Party games!

  • Something for everyone... this is the first Mario Party game to have the full set of game type options, from 4 player games, battles, duels, 2v2 duels etc

  • Koopa Kid aka Mini Bowser is omitted from the game for the first time in the Mario Party series.

  • Unlockable characters in story mode for only the second time in the Mario Party series

  • This game took a lot longer to develop than its predecessors, I'd be running out of ideas 8 titles in too.

  • The Star Rod item, last seen in Paper Mario returns in Mario Party 8

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