Claiming the Cube

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Claiming the Cube
Claiming the Cube.png
Appears in Mario Party: Island Tour
Type General minigame
Time limit 30 seconds
Music track Wide open!

Claiming the Cube is a General minigame from Mario Party: Island Tour. It shares its musical theme with Sub Trouble and Bumper Thumper.


The four players run to white spots on the cube. They all ground pound simultaneously, and the game begins.


The minigame takes place in space on a cube, each side containing four panels. Randomly the panels will shine, and players can Ground Pound them to earn points. Any player who claims the most white spots at the end of thirty seconds wins.


  • Circle Pad - Move
  • A Button – Jump
  • A Button then A Button – Ground-pound

In-game text[edit]

  • RulesAmerican English "Jump and ground-pound to color the white panels as they appear on the cube."
  • RulesBritish English "Jump and ground-pound to change the white panels to your colour as they appear on the cube."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese キューブでヒップドロップ
Kyūbu de hippudoroppu
Ground Pound on the Cube

Dutch Kubuskoorts
Cube Fever
French Chromatocube
German Kubus-Keilerei
Cube Brawl
Italian Cubo caotico
Chaotic cube
Korean 엉덩이 박기 큐브
eongdeong-i baggi kyubeu
Ground Pound on the Cube

Portuguese Planeta Cubo
Cube Planet
Russian Космический куб
Kosmicheskiy kub
Cosmic cube

Spanish (NOA) Cubo cromático
Chromatic Cube
Spanish (NOE) Cubonautas
Portmanteau on cubo (cube) and astronautas (astronauts)

See also[edit]