Pushy Penguins

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Not to be confused with Penguin Pushers.
Pushy Penguins
Excuse the tiny finish, but I was lucky there was no graphical glitches here when I played this. Pushy Penguins from Mario Party 5
Appears in Mario Party 5
Mario Party: The Top 100
Mario Party Superstars
Type 4-Player minigame
Time limit 30 seconds
Music Bustling Noisily

Pushy Penguins is a 4-Player minigame in Mario Party 5, Mario Party: The Top 100, and Mario Party Superstars. The minigame was originally called Penguin's Parade before the name was changed in the final version (the original name being a direct translation of its Japanese name). Pushy Penguins was also one of the playable minigames in the Mario Party 5 demo on the Mario Kart: Double Dash!! bonus disk.


A group of igloos appears on the screen. A penguin leaves one of the igloos and walks to the far left in front of the players as they watch it dive into the water. The game then begins.


As players stand on a large chunk of ice, penguins run across from the right side of the screen and dive into the water on the left. Players must avoid the mob of penguins and find gaps in the crowd to avoid being shoved into the water. The penguins move faster right before jumping into the water. If the penguins succeed in pushing a player into the water, that player is out for the remainder of the game. The player can also fall into the water on the top and bottom of the screen. Eventually, larger penguins will come as well. The last player standing, or any left standing after 30 seconds, wins.


If the timer has not run out and there is one character standing, all the penguins will stop at once and flap their wings while the solo character strikes their victory pose. If the timer has run out, the remaining characters will strike their victory poses as usual.


Mario Party 5[edit]

  • Control Stick – Move

Mario Party: The Top 100[edit]

  • Circle Pad: Move

In-game text[edit]

Mario Party 5[edit]

  • Rules"Avoid the pushy penguins as they march to the sea. The last player standing wins."
  • Advice"The penguins will speed up right before they march into the sea. Don't get trapped!"

Mario Party: The Top 100[edit]

  • Description"Dodge the penguins without falling into the water. Last one standing wins!"
  • On-screen"Don't let the penguins push you into the sea!"


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ペンギンだいこうしん
Pengin Daikōshin
Penguin Parade
Dutch Plonzende pinguïns Splashing Penguins
French Parade Pingouin (Mario Party 5)
Pingouin-plage (Mario Party: The Top 100)
Penguin Parade (Mario Party 5)
Penguin beach (Mario Party: The Top 100)
German Pinguin-Plage Penguin Plague
Italian Schiva il Pinguotto Dodge the Penguin
Portuguese Perigo! Pingüins! Danger! Penguins!
Spanish (NOA) Insistente Pingüinos Pushy Penguins
Spanish (NOE) ¡Desbandada! Scrambling!