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GF Rating
5.1

2144 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
9

Excellent

SMB:BB is fun but rough around the edges

posted by alexeirrm (MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA) Nov 28, 2006

Member since Nov 2006

18 out of 22 gamers (82%) found this review helpful

Having played Super Monkey Ball on the GameCube, my sons and I were really looking forward to the wii version of the game. The graphics are a step up from the GC version; the scrolling is smooth and fast, the details and colors are good.

The gameplay is like that of the older game: you have story mode or mini-game mode. The mini-game mode is far more stocked than the GC version, and most (if not all) games are unlocked from the start.

My main complaint about the game is that we can't find a way to pause of change options while in-game. The default volume on the wii-mote is LOUD, so you need to drop that down a bit.

Overall a good value.

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GF Rating
6

Above Average

Mediocre Game, Defiantly for kids.

posted by rarrarrar (WALNUT CREEK, CA) Dec 2, 2006

Member since Jun 2006

4 out of 5 gamers (80%) found this review helpful

I am pretty glad that I didn't buy this game and that i rented it first. My faviiorite part of the game is all those minigames to choose from. The main game on the otherhand has a weak story, with hard controls. I like the other monkey ball games for Gamecube and DS more. In the end this is a fun game for the kids to play.

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

Wicked Fun

posted by MrCoolguy (FORNEY, TX) Nov 25, 2006

Member since Sep 2006

9 out of 12 gamers (75%) found this review helpful

The control scheme in the main game just feels so natural. I actually prefer it to the traditional controls on previous consoles. The party games are pretty fun as well. Some of them have a steeper learning curve than others, but they are definitely worth learning how to play.

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