Who doesn't love a party? Friends, music, drinks, a quest to return to normal size after having been miniaturized by your nemesis – it's all in good fun. Mario and company therefore fight for their right to enjoy themselves in the appropriately named Mario Party DS.
Like any good party, the more the merrier: a decent single-player mode and tonnes of mini-games get things rolling, but it's all about the multiplayer. Arguably, Mario Party DS is the best multiplayer game yet on Nintendo DS.