Review Information
Game Reviewed Mario vs New Wario Order World Tour, by Beibersoft
Review Author Jeff Silvers
Created Sep 19 2004, 3:18 AM

General Commentary and Game Overview
Aside from being the only Mario fangame I know of that parodies a wrestling title (THQ's "WCW vs. nWo World Tour" for the Nintendo 64), Super Mario vs. nWo World Tour was one of the first fangames I ever played, and one that to this day I still enjoy. It pits the team of Mario, Luigi, Bowser, and Sonic against the "New Wario Order" -- Wario, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, and Bubba (a Biebersoft-original character) against each other in a battle for control of the Mushroom Kingdom.
 
Pros + Very original concept. + Well thought-out design. + Includes several mini-games as well simple, short (but fun) kart racing events. + Multiple endings (well, two).
 
Cons - Uses the built-in movement, which I usually don't care about, except that in this game you can REALLY tell.
 
Impressions
Gameplay
5 / 10
Wow. Not that good (and this is coming from the guy who made Super Mario Epic). I can stand the built-in platform movement, which is why I've used it before myself, but it's best used when every precaution has been taken to ensure minimal glitchiness. It's pretty evident that no such precautions were taken with this engine. A prime example of this is Bubba. On the plus side, each character has a special ability, making the switch between characters more than cosmetic. Mario and Wario both shoot fireballs, Luigi can kill enemies by jumping on (or just at) them, Bowser breathes firepuffs, Sonic is pretty much like Luigi after an 8-ball of coke, Donkey Kong (whom I don't recommend using ever) does some crappy chest-pounding move, Yoshi eats things, and Bubba... farts.
 
Graphics
7 / 10
I didn't find the graphics that bad. 3-D rendered graphics that, for the most part, go together pretty well. Some of the characters look horrible, though. Bubba, for instance, looks terribly out of place compared to the other characters and the backgrounds. Wario looks pretty freakish as well.
 
Sound
8 / 10
Pretty good music selections. Sound effects were average. The sound section of Mario fangame reviews is always mind-numbingly dull, isn't it? Next time I'll just say something shocking like "The government put a chip in my brain" or "I'm Jesse Jackson's illegitimate son."
 
Replay
8 / 10
This game has tremendous replay value for me, although I rarely play long enough to recieve all 20 stars.
 
Final Words
8 / 10
You might ask yourself, "How does somebody who thinks the graphics of a game sucks, the gameplay of a game sucks, and the sounds/music of a game are just average, still find the game immensly enjoyable?" One word: fun. This game comes from a time where much more focus was put into simple fun than having a beefy engine.

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