Mario Party 8

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Mario Party 8
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Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
Hudson Soft
Nintendo
Mario Party
Party
Wii
Retail Features
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Ratings
This title has been rated E by the ESRBThis title has been rated 3 by PEGIThis title has been rated A by CEROThis title has been rated 6 by the USKThis title was classified G by the OFLCA
European Union European Release Date(s)
Wii
June 222007
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
Wii
May 292007
Australia Australian Release Date(s)
Wii
July 192007
Japan Japanese Release Date(s)
Wii
July 262007
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Mario Party 8 is a party video game released for the Wii. It is the 8th installment of the Mario Party series. The game features a list of Mario characters. The game has sold 7.6 million copies and is #10 on the best-selling Wii games. You can also play as your Mii.

Controversy[edit | edit source]

The game was pulled from shelves after it used the world "Spastic". This term is deemed offensive in the UK, as it has long been used as slang for someone suffering from Cerebal Palsy, a situation not helped by the official Cerebal Palsy charity previously being called "The Spastic's Society". This is in contrast to the United States where "Spastic" is used to refer to someone who is seem as clumsy.

Reception[edit | edit source]

Mario Party 8 received generally mixed reviews from critics. It received a GameRankings score of 62.98% based on 51 reviews. It also received a score of 62/100 based on 41 reviews, including 9 positive reviews, 25 mixed, and 7 negative.