Cube Crushers

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Cube Crushers
Gameplay of Cube Crushers in Mario Party DS.
Appears in Mario Party DS
Type 2-vs-2 mini-game
Initial record 2'00"00
Music track The Pressure's On
Music sample

Cube Crushers is a 2-vs-2 minigame in Mario Party DS.


Both teams are in an ice maze, in which they must reach a red button at the end and punch them at the same time to open the door.

However, to get to the switch in some parts, they must press B to punch the ice. Some ice blocks cannot be destroyed, unless they get an Invincibility Star, then they can punch it twice to go through it. To get a Star the players can punch open a ? Block. This only takes one punch. If the block contains a spiky ball the player gets get frozen solid, and either the partner can punch it open with one punch, or the frozen player can tap B repeatedly. There are three levels.

This minigame does not appear in Simple Set.


  • +Control Pad – Move
  • B Button – Punch

In-game text[edit]

  • Rules"Race to escape the ice maze with your partner. Both of you must hit the exit buttons in each section to open the way forward."
  • Tips"If you hit a ? Block, you'll find either an invincibility Star or a spiky ball that will freeze you. You can punch a frozen partner to free him or her."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ふたりでぬけだせ
Futari de nukedase
Slip Out in Pairs
French Dédale Glacial Glacial Maze
German Eile im Eisfach Hurry in the Freezer
Italian Pugni Bollenti Boiling Fists
Korean 둘이 같이 탈출하기
Dul i gachi talchulhagi
Couple Escape
Spanish Laberinto bajo cero Below Zero Maze