Minis are toy versions of Nintendo characters, and you’ll find them in games like Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars. A semisolid platform that the Minis can walk on. A vertical succession of platforms that can be built between two blue rivets, only if one is located directly above the other. Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars (マリオ vs. ドンキーコング みんなでミニランド) is a puzzle video game developed by Nintendo Software Technology and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. Players were able to share custom stages through Miiverse until it was shut down in November 2017. Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars (マリオ vs. ドンキーコング みんなでミニランド) is a puzzle video game developed by Nintendo Software Technology and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. Otherwise, the result will be a Game Over. [4], The Nintendo 3DS version of the game was updated on September 1, 2015. Hitting a Capture Kong with Hammers will stun it and free all captured Minis. [13] In a separate review of the Nintendo 3DS version, he presented the game's SpotPass and StreetPass advantages, and noted the portability of this version over the Wii U version as well. Piranha Plants can be destroyed by hitting them with Hammers or by sliding into them. They were assisted by the Nintendo Software Planning & Development Group No. A platform that conveys the Minis in the direction indicated by its arrows. However, not caring much for creating and sharing may be a tipping point for you to pass up on this toy-land puzzler. A block that can be picked up with the stylus and then used to fill a special slot by tapping on it. In some cases, Capture Kongs are used to the Minis' advantage, as they are able to travel on spikes and thus ferry the Minis to a safe spot. [7] EGM also criticized the lack of innovation, but concluded their interview by stating that "[if] more of that solid, simple, and fun formula is what you want more of, well⁠—Tipping Stars is just that. The movement of the platforms in a Blue Lift is determined by the direction of the swipe that created the Blue Lift. Although he did acknowledge the new Cursed Mini Mario mechanic as "the highlight of Tipping Stars’ meager innovations," he added that it does not contribute much to the gameplay. Learn more about great games: You can find friendly characters, fun activities, and fantastic video games on Play Nintendo! "[9], Cover artwork of the European Wii U version, "Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars Due in March and Will be Cross-Buy on Wii U and 3DS", "GDC: Mario vs. Donkey Kong for Wii U Surfaces", "Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars for Wii U reviews", "Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars Review", "Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars Review - IGN", "Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars Review (Wii U eShop)", "Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars review", Puzzle & Dragons Z + Super Mario Bros. The music is the same as in the third installment, but remixed. We like them all, but what if you had to choose a favorite? If a Mini comes into contact with a Ladder or a Blue Lift while the Hammers are in use, they will be thrown high up in the air and can be picked up again if the Mini reaches the end of these objects in time. In Single-Door levels, the goal is to get all Minis into a single door. two buttons which open drop-down menus where the player can locate and select elements to use in the level; the first menu lists fixed objects (Cannons, Ladders, Color Switches etc.) Like the other types of coins, collecting the M Coin is mandatory to obtain a three-star rating in a level. An object that slowly changes launching direction by rotating in place. Credits • Gallery • Cheats • Videos • Soundtrack. Guide mini, clockwork versions of Mario and friends to the exits in over 60 increasingly-fiendish 2D puzzle stages! There is also a single. The player will need to guide the marching toy character to Cursed Mini Mario as Cursed Mini Mario can't enter the Goal Door. Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars is a worthy entry to the series that'll appeal to existing fans and creative souls alike. Multi-Door levels, a feature introduced in Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem!, are also found in Tipping Stars, where different Minis have to be rescued from Capsules and led through separate doors, each assigned to one of the Minis. There is a toolbar at the top of the editor which contains, in the following order: The game presented online functions, which were paired with Miiverse. Tipping Stars received mixed-to-positive reviews, with an aggregate Metacritic score of 70/100 for the Wii U version. In the Wii U version, tips simply appear on the loading screens.