Charged and ready to roll.
Review written by
Soccer fans everywhere (and non-soccer fans), get ready to slide, sprint, hurt and hit in this mad dashing, face smashing soccer sequel for Wii, Mario Strikers Charged!
The Mario Strikers series has a reputation for having crazy rules not found in regular soccer. Rule 1: HURT the opponents. I'm serious the brutality in this game compares to even the Super Smash Bros series. Crazy items like the Chomp destroys the field AND your opponents.
There are new specials specifically for team captains (Mario, Luigi etc), use them wisely. Super strikes er...MEGA strikes are new as well. You are able to shoot up to 5 balls at once during a Mega strike. But this time the opposing team is able to block them manually. Unfortunately, Bowser will not be returning to romp, stomp and breathe fire on the field at random times *sob*. But you can do all that now that he is playable! *hooray*
Rule 2: HURT people you haven't hurt yet. The cast of characters has grown abundantly with new playables like Bowser Jr, Diddy Kong and new sidekicks like Boo and Dry Bones. Sidekicks also now have their own special strikes. They're pretty darn useful.
Rule 3: HURT people ONLINE! Yes you heard it here folks, Strikers is WI-Fi! Have a grudge match with your amigos or have it with random people. The leaderboards are also fun if you're competitive or if you just want your name out there. Remember, no one's never NOT playing. Does that make sense?
The controls are a bit tricky at first so I highly recommend the tutorial (even if it is long). Overall, Mario Strikers Charged is a great game to knock people around a bit.
Splatoon Was Nearly a Mario Game
Nintendo devs had heated debates
Xenoblade Chronicles Confirmed for New 3DS
Only confirmed for release in Japan so far
Nintendo Reveals Redesigned 3DS and 3DS XL
Redesigned systems have a plethora of improvements
Xenoblade's Shulk Officially Confirmed in Super Smash Bros.
It seems that leak was real
Fish now plays... Street Fighter II
PLACE BETS... NOW!
Super Smash Bros. Leaker Discovered
Leaker was an employee of Nintendo of America
Mario Kart 8 DLC adds Link, Animal Crossing and More
Some awesome roster additions
Pokken Tournament Just Confirmed by Game Freak
Only confirmed for arcades in Japan so far
Leak Reveals Rest of the Super Smash Bros. Roster
No confirmation from Nintendo
Music Player Unveiled for Super Smash Bros. 3DS
Music to my ears
Rob Jones said:
"Looks like we don't have a choice!", I wonder if that's a slight nod to the leak. ... Xenoblade's Shulk Officially Confirmed in Super Smash Bros.
Wii's World is not officially affiliated with Nintendo! (but they wish we were).