Tag: Dr. Mario

  • News Japanese Celebs To Show Off Their Virus-Busting Skills In The Dr. Mario World Championship

    Pill-popping fun

    Are you enjoying playing Dr. Mario World on your smartphone? If you consider yourself to be a bit of a virus-busting addict, then it might interest you to know that on 26th July at 8pm Japanese time, LINE will broadcasting the Dr. Mario World Virus Repel Championship, which sounds like a whole heap of fun to us. This tournament...

  • News Dr. Mario World Only Launching For Specific Mobile Platforms In Some Countries

    And not at all in Belgium

    Just a few hours ago, Nintendo released the first gameplay footage and details for its upcoming smartphone game, Dr. Mario World. An official site for the game has gone live alongside the announcement, revealing some extra little details not mentioned in the trailer. Perhaps the most notable of these details is the country...

  • News Nintendo Secures Trademarks For Dr. Mario World And Dr. Mario

    The doctor returns

    One game announced at the start of this month that has seemingly been forgotten about after the recent Nintendo Direct presentation is Dr. Mario World for mobile devices. The free-to-download game will be co-developed by LINE and NHN Entertainment and will include in-app purchases. Now, in related news, Nintendo Co., Ltd has...

  • Random Does Dr. Mario Take Place Inside Luigi's Brain? A Manga From 1990 Says It Does...

    A look at the backstory of Mario’s medical training

    Remember when Mario started branching out into jobs other than his traditional plumber role? After cameo appearances in Punch-Out!! for NES, Tennis for Game Boy and some others, Nintendo decided to give Mario his first white collar job as the star of Dr. Mario. Released for...

  • Feature NES Mini Classics - Dr. Mario

    Just what we ordered

    With the upcoming release of the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition (NA) / Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System (PAL), we're going to provide short profiles of all 30 games included on the system. This time around we look at Dr. Mario. In the titles we've covered so far in this series, the...

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    3DS eShop

    Review Dr. Mario: Miracle Cure

    The cure for boredom

    Nintendo seems to have been following a pattern with Dr. Mario in recent years. First, it releases a new title in the series for its current console which adds a new gameplay mechanic. Then, sometime later, it releases a new handheld entry, which plays it a bit more safe and doesn't really do anything new. The latest game, Dr...

  • News Dr. Mario: Miracle Cure Will Try to Make Us All Feel Better Soon

    No need for Apple today

    During the weekend's Japanese Nintendo Direct broadcast a new Dr. Mario title was released for the 3DS; today's Nintendo Direct Micro has now brought the news that this title is pretty close to release in the West, too. Called Dr. Mario: Miracle Cure, it's getting released in North America and Europe

  • News New Dr. Mario Title Released on 3DS in Japan

    Features online matches, download play and also has Luigi

    In today's Nintendo Direct a couple of new downloads were given immediate releases in Japan. One of these is Super Mario Galaxy on the Wii U eShop, but there's a fresh option for 3DS owners too in the form of a new Dr. Mario title for the handheld. Also featuring Dr. Luigi, this new en

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    Wii U eShop / NES

    Review Dr. Mario

    One play a day...

    It feels as if Dr. Mario has been a near constant presence — in some form — over recent years, but the oddity is that the Wii U Virtual Console release of the NES version is the début for that iteration over the most recent system generations. We've had fresh DSiWare and WiiWare releases, with the latter perhaps halting a...