Super Mario Party

Super Mario Party gets an enjoyable reinvention for the Switch, though it introduces as many problems as it fixes.

Super Mario Party review - silly, slick and spotty return for Nintendo's madcap series

It's getting towards that time of the year again. With Christmas on the not-too-distant horizon, it will soon be time to consider which title will be the go-to choice for the festivities. For me, the criteria for a Christmas classic comes down to a few categories. Is it quick to learn? Is it humorous? Can I still play it after four glasses of sherry?

Super Mario Party

Developer: Nintendo

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Nintendo knows exactly what it does well. Innovative technology combined with charming gameplay has always been at the heart of the company's philosophy. It's been an extraordinarily successful combination - and one which was once again on display at this year's Gamescom, as I discovered when playing Super Mario Party's new two-tablet mode, Toad's Rec Room.