The wacky team-up between the Mario crew and the loony Rabbids launches today exclusively for the Nintendo Switch. This turn-based tactics game developed by Ubisoft in collaboration with Nintendo has been getting accolades even before its release by winning E3 2017's Game Critics Awards Best Original Game and Best Strategy Game. Now that the game is out, let's do a quick overview on what the critics are saying about this crazy crossover.
"Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle exudes off-beat optimism that never dissolves. It's a consistent delight, no matter how challenging the road becomes." - Gamespot review score 9/10.
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
currently has a Metascore average of 85/100 from 53 critics with 52 of them giving a positive score, 1 under mixed, and 0 on negative. The collaboration between two of the gaming industry's biggest developers produced a fun tactics game that can be played anytime anywhere through the Switch.
"Ubisoft managed to turn a complex genre into a Mario-friendly experience that never insults the intelligence of its players." - Gamesbeat review score 85/100
The game may not be in-tune with everyone when it comes to gameplay but its user-friendly controls combined with is rich and smooth graphics can easily entice new players to jump-in and get hooked for hours. The game no-doubt has been carefully designed in order to maintain that same feel present in the previous Mario games.
"Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle's guts are impressive, but its main event feels like a [good] expansion for a fleshed-out strategy RPG that has more to offer than a great combat system." - Destructoid review score 7.5/10
Overall, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is a player friendly strategy game combined with intricate puzzles, interesting enemies all wrapped-up in a detail-rich graphical presentation. The game is skillfully designed to make a fun version of the usually complex turn-based genre. Check out Gamespot's video review below and stay tuned for more gaming news and updates.
"Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Gamespot Video Review"
Source: Metacritic, Gamespot