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Level Up: Monopoly Gets the Nintendo Treatment


Monopoly Nintendo

What It Is: A new iteration of Monopoly festooned with a Nintendo theme – one that extends well beyond what you’d expect. The most obvious changes of course, are gold coins have replaced Monopoly money, and you can play as one of four Nintendo superstars; Mario, Donkey Kong, Princess Peach or Yoshi. The twists however, come in how you win the game – by getting the highest score, period. How to do it? Well, each of the main characters has a special power, which is quite useful considering part of the game is all about beating bosses to score points. Also neat? You can add ‘Nintendo Power Packs’ for $4.99 a pop, containing additional characters like Luigi, Boo, and Wario, all of whom carry their own special abilities.

With a bevy of new properties to buy up, and unique board features (including a power-up die!), this fun take on the world’s best-known board game really does take things to the next level, for gamers of both the board and video variety.

Who It’s For: Your Nintendo-loving kids. Your board game-loving spouse. Your family night-enjoying sibling.

What It Costs: $39.99

Where It’s At: EB Games online, as well as local toy retailers.

Get an extra entry into my Orangefish giveaway! Tell me in the comments below – what do you think of

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19 Responses to “Level Up: Monopoly Gets the Nintendo Treatment”
  1. Kim K says:

    I love my Nintendo and Monopoly, so I’d give it a whirl!

  2. Sherry Kinnear says:

    I think I’ll stick with the regular Monopoly.

  3. Joan G. says:

    My grandkids love playing monopoly – this might be interesting for them.

  4. Heather Swanson says:

    Looks like fun.

  5. intensev5 says:

    What a great combo! My kids would love this.

  6. Lindsey says:

    That’s kind of cool. I’m not super in to Nintendo but it would be great for the right person!

  7. Aimee says:

    My kids would like this. I am a subscriber

  8. Tom D. says:

    Great idea for Mario lovers everywhere. Wish this came out when my kids were younger.

  9. bkick1 says:

    Great new way to play a tried and true game. Love the special power aspect.

  10. Julie Palmese says:

    Kids love anything where they can power up so it will be poplular.

  11. Susan says:

    I’ve never been a fan of Monopoly, however, this iteration is great for Monopoly and Nintendo fans.

  12. cookie3 says:

    I’m thinking my son would love this.

  13. Judy says:

    My kids love Monopoly, we have the original I don’t think my kids would care for it, they did not like the other themes of Monopoly .

  14. baylou says:

    Nah, don’t mess with a classic.

  15. Alison K says:

    Bonus Orangefish Entry: I think of it’s a nice twist to Monopoly but after all the changes is it still Monopoly?

  16. Anne Derkat says:

    My grandkids would get a big charge out of this one.

  17. Victoria Ess says:

    This looks like a fun edition!!

  18. Denae Boucher says:

    I love it! My brother collects different versions of monopoly.

  19. Carol Oddy says:

    Another neat idea for Monopoly. My son would love it.

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