Bumper Balloon Cars

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This article is about a Mario Party 2 battle minigame that uses balloons. For a similar minigame in Mario Party 8, see Bumper Balloons.
Bumper Balloon Cars
Bumper Balloon Cars: Players competing against each other by popping their balloons on the back; with Wario already eliminated under a second. From Mario Party 2.
Appears in Mario Party 2
Mario Party Superstars
Type Battle mini-game
Time limit 30 seconds
Music Not Gonna Lose

Bumper Balloon Cars is a Battle minigame in Mario Party 2 and a Free-for-All minigame in Mario Party Superstars.


This minigame is a game of survival. The players must try to pop each other's balloons with the sharp fronts of their cars. If no players are able to do so within 30 seconds, the minigame ends in a draw.


  • Control Stick up – Move forward
  • Control Stick down – Move backward
  • Control Stick left / Control Stick right – Change direction

In-game text[edit]

  • Game Rules"Use your car's spiked front to burst opponents' balloons! Tilt your Control Stick up to move forward and down to move backward."
  • Advice"Tilt your Control Stick to the side to change direction. Once you master the controls, bursting balloons is a breeze!"

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ぶつかれバルーンカー
Butsukare Barūn Kā
Hitting Balloon Car
French Voitures-Ballons! Balloon Cars!
German Balloon-o-Scooter -
Italian Auto-scontro a Palloni Balloon Car Showdown
Spanish Coches de Choque Bumper Cars