Continuing the tradition started by such games as Mario Power Tennis™ and Mario Golf™: Toadstool Tour; Mario Baseball brings a new brand of fun to the world of baseball. The game combines an intuitive hitting system with easy-to-learn fielding and pitching controls – making it an arcade-like experience that will appeal to baseball novices and hard-core fans alike. Players can try their hands at Challenge Mode; where they must wander the land clearing baseball-related trials. Or they can sit down for a game in the Toy Field; where they hit balls at circles in the outfield to earn coins and other prizes. With multiplayer options for up to four players; wild; character-specific power moves; crazy mini-games and more than 50 characters from the Mario™ universe Mario Baseball is sure to be the new favorite pastime.
- Play ball! Players pick captains fill out their teams with their favorite characters from the Mario™ universe and hit the field in an easy-to-learn hard-to-master ballgame. Each captain has a special Star Skill for pitching and batting so whether players hurl fireballs as Mario or blast curving banana balls as Donkey Kong® they’ll experience baseball like never before.
- In Challenge mode players wander through a world of wild trials playing mini-games to earn coins and power-ups unlocking characters and clearing baseball-related challenges on their way to a showdown with Bowser.
- Players can play exhibition games against a friend or take on up to three pals in crazy mini-games like Bob-omb Derby and Barrel Batter each of which refines skills they’ll use on the diamond. Or players can hit the Toy Field for a frantic point-based game of pitch-and-hit.