WarioWare Gold

Rating Summary

Based on 47 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

78

Top Critic Average

71%

Critics Recommend

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8 / 10
Jul 29, 2018

WarioWare Gold is a culmination of all the wacky and wonderful Wario titles we have had over the last 15 years. Although it is missing, for obvious reasons, some content from the other games, you are getting the definitive version of WarioWare.

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8.1 / 10.0
Aug 6, 2018

The Franchise was always known for their curiosities and it's good to see that it keeps up with that promise for fans of the series. Besides the short story mode you'll get a best of from the mini games of the series that offer around two hours of regular gameplay before the credits roll.

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7.5 / 10.0
Aug 4, 2018

WarioWare Gold is packed with hundreds of microgames and unlockable goodies, but rehashed levels and a lack of innovation leave it feeling a bit too similar to previous series titles

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Essential
Aug 3, 2018

WarioWare Gold doesn’t really add anything new to the franchise. You know what though? I think that, although it’s a tad disappointing, that’s absolutely okay. It’s brilliant to actually get a brand new WarioGame after nine long years, and this one boasts of of the best WarioWare has to offer, which is frantically fun microgames, lots of little things to play around with, and totally bizarre content… though I’ll always miss Wobbly Bobbly from WarioWare Inc. Mega Party Games, I destroyed people with that in game nights. Whether you’re entering a relay race with a gorilla, wasting bog roll, playing an extreme version of patty cake, you’re in for a barrel (or 3DS) full of fun and laughs!

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7.5 / 10.0
Aug 13, 2018

WarioWare Gold takes the best games since launching on the GBA and brings it to the 3DS with over 300 playable microgames. It's fun, wacky and will keep your attention throughout story mode. It's unfortunately very short and comes with a multiplayer mode that requires your friend to own the game as well. Perfect for newcomers, but veterans might want to give it a skip.

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8 / 10.0
Aug 16, 2018

While not a great departure from past entries, WarioWare Gold serves as both a love letter to longtime fans of the series, as well as a perfect starting point for new ones.

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8.5 / 10.0
Aug 10, 2018

WarioWare Gold is simple unadulterated fun which is perfect for those “pick up and play” sessions.

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6.5 / 10.0
Aug 15, 2018

By and large, WarioWare Gold is a great collection of microgames with some funny moments and an oddly charismatic Wario. It’s certainly much better than Game & Wario

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8 / 10.0
Aug 17, 2018

Full of personality and using the features of the system to the fullest, it’s a shining example of pure and simple fun. Just like Wario, the game’s a little strange and it has some flaws, but these all end up coming together to make it stand out as a gorgeous addition to your 3DS.

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90 / 100
Aug 13, 2018

WarioWare Gold is a must have in the 3DS catalogue. With hundreds of mini-games and extras to unlock, it will become one of those games that we must not give up. It's a bit of a challenge having so many recycled mini-games from other games, but they're still just as much fun. Pure addiction.

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