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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

Games

  • Mario Party - First game in the series. Released December 18, 1998.
  • Mario Party 2 - added new clothes to the characters. Released December 17, 1999.
  • Mario Party 3 - added Waluigi and Daisy as new characters. Released December 7, 2000.
  • Mario Party 4 - Last Mario Party game with DK as a playable character. Released October 21, 2002.
  • Mario Party 5 - Added Toad, Boo, and Koopa Kid as new characters. Released November 10, 2003.
  • Mario Party -e - First handheld Mario Party. Released February 18, 2003.
  • Mario Party 6 - Last Mario Party game with Koopa Kid as a playable character. Added Toadette as new character. Added Mic minigames. Released November 18, 2004.
  • Mario Party 7 - Added Dry Bones and Birdo as new characters, added 8 Player mode. Released November 7, 2005.
  • Mario Party Advance - Added E. Gadd inventions. Released January 13, 2005.
  • Mario Party 8 - Last Mario Party game with Toadette, Boo and Dry Bones as a playable characters. Added Hammer Brothers and Blooper to the cast of characters. First Wii Mario Party game. Released May 29, 2007.
  • Mario Party DS - Three types of Mini Games (Mic,Touch and Buttons). Released November 8, 2007.
  • Mario Party 9 - Last Mario Party game with Birdo as a playable character. Added Koopa Troopa,  Shy Guy, and Kamek as  new characters. Announced at E3 2011. Released March 2, 2012.
  • Mario Party: Island Tour - Boo returns as a playable character. Like Mario Party 9, the board is a straight path. Includes several minigames utilizing the 3DS's microphone, AR functionality and gyroscope. Released November 22, 2013.
  • Mario Party 10 - DK returns as a playable character. 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 March 12, 2015.
  • Mario Party Star Rush - Toadette returns as a playable character. Last Mario Party game with Toad as a playable character. You start with colored toads and it's always turn and you can collect characters you can use. Released in October 7, 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.

Characters