The Mario Party Series was first created in 1998 by Hudson. The game gradually added more playable characters. And they also continue to add more innovation such as a mic, and 8 P. mode in the games. After Hudson went bankrupt and was bought out by Konami, Nd Cube took over the franchise in addition to absorbing many of the former developers


  • Mario Party - First game in the series. Released 1998.
  • Mario Party 2 - added new clothes to the characters. Released 1999.
  • Mario Party 3 - added Waluigi and Daisy as new characters. Released 2000.
  • Mario Party 4 - Last Mario Party game with DK as a playable character. Released 2002.
  • Mario Party 5 - Added Toad, Boo, and Koopa Kid as new characters. Released 2003.
  • Mario Party -e - First handheld Mario Party. Released 2003.
  • Mario Party 6 - Added Toadette as new character. Added Mic minigames. Released 2004.
  • Mario Party 7 - Added Dry Bones and Birdo as new characters, added 8 Player mode. Released 2005.
  • Mario Party Advance - Added E. Gadd inventions. Released 2005.
  • Mario Party 8 - Added Hammer Brothers and Blooper to the cast of characters. First Wii Mario Party game. Released 2007.
  • Mario Party DS - Three types of Mini Games (Mic,Touch and Buttons). Released 2007.
  • Mario Party 9 - Added Koopa Troopa,  Shy Guy, and Kamek as  new characters. Announced at E3 2011. Released 2012.
  • Mario Party: Island Tour-Like Mario Party 9, the board is a straight path. Includes several minigames utilizing the 3DS's microphone, AR functionality and gyroscope. Released 2013 (2014 Europe and Japan)
  • Mario Party 10 - There is now a special Bowser mode where the 5th player chases the players, trying to eliminate their hit points. Several new minigames, including Bowser minigames that heavily use the Wii U gamepad. Still plays like 9. Supports Amiibo. Announced at E3 2014, released in 2015.
  • Mario Party Star Rush - You start with colored toads and it's always turn and you can collect characters you can use. Released in 2016.
  • Mario Party: The Top 100 - A compilation of minigames from previous home console Mario Party games, which were remade with updated graphics and controls. Characters originally unplayable during certain minigames (such as Princess Daisy and Waluigi in Mario Party and Mario Party 2 minigames) will be playable.