Boxing Day

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Boxing Day
Wario in Boxing Day from Mario Party 7
Appears in Mario Party 7
Type 1-vs.-3 Mic minigame
Music Look Out

Boxing Day is a 1-vs.-3 Mic minigame in Mario Party 7. Its name is a pun on boxing as a sport and the name of the holiday Boxing Day.

Introduction[edit]

The team of three stands on a large Bob-omb painting while 16 "?" tiles cover it. Meanwhile, the camera pans out to reveal the rest of the arena (with Bob-ombs in the stands) and the solo player, who is in a robot with two mechanical arms. The minigame then begins.

Gameplay[edit]

The goal of the team of three is to dissolve the tiles by ground-pounding them. On the other hand, the solo player's goal is to knock away the other three players by using a robot with two large mechanical arms wearing boxing gloves. The single player has to speak into the Mic to command the machine to rotate, double-punch, rocket-punch, punch left, or punch right. If there is no Mic, the commands are selected from a blue box. If the robot's gloves or arms hit a team player, that player is eliminated. The solo player wins if they eliminate the other three players. The team players win if they ground-pound all the tiles.

Ending[edit]

If the solo player wins, they and the robot perform victory poses. If the team players win, they stand on the now-revealed painting, performing their victory poses while Bob-ombs drop in on the solo player's robot and destroy it, after which various parts of it catch on fire due to electrical failures.

Controls[edit]

Solo (1 player)[edit]

  • Microphone – Say: "Right," "Left," "Double punch," "Rotate," "Rocket punch"

Group (3 players)[edit]

  • Control Stick – Move
  • A ButtonJump
  • A Button A Button – Ground Pound

In-game text[edit]

  • Rules"One player uses the Mic to guide the robot arms, while the other players try to Ground Pound the tiles."
  • Advice"The robot must complete one full attack before you can give it another command."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese マイクでパンチロボ
Maiku de Panchi Robo
Punching Robot with Mic
French Roboboxe Robo-Boxing
German Boxobot -
Italian Pugni d'acciaio Fists of steel
Spanish Boxeo mecánico Mechanical Boxing