Speeding Bullets

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Speeding Bullets
MP9BulletBill.png
Appears in Mario Party 9
Mario Party: The Top 100
Type Free-for-All mini-game
Initial Record 0:45:00
Music Freshen Up!

Speeding Bullets is a Free-for-All minigame featured in Mario Party 9, also set to return in Mario Party: The Top 100.

The name is likely inspired by the Superman phrase "faster than a speeding bullet".

Introduction[edit]

The camera follows the captain as they pass over a dash zone, then splits to show all players.

Gameplay[edit]

Players try to be the first to reach the finish line. Along the way, they will encounter dash zones, which increase their speed meter by one, and Piranha Plants in Warp Pipes, which decrease their speed to one. The faster the player is going, the bigger each movement will be.

The bonus objective for this minigame in Time Attack mode involves passing over each dash zone.

Ending[edit]

The first and second players to finish will cheer, while the third and fourth players will be disappointed.

In-game text[edit]

  • Rules"Pilot Bullet Bill to the finish line as fast as you can. Pass over dash zones to boost your speed. Hitting obstacles will lower your speed."
  • Controls"Hold the Wii Remote sideways. Tilt the Wii Remote left and right to steer your Bullet Bill."

Gallery[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese かっ飛びキラージェット
Kattobi kirājetto
Speeding Bullet Bill Jet
Spanish (NOA) Bill Bolido Meteorite Bill
Spanish (NOE) Las balas embaladas The boosting bullets ("Balas" means "bullets" and "embaladas" is a popular term for "boosted")
French Turbo Bill Balle Turbo Bullet Bill
German Kugelwilli-Rennen Bullet Bill Racing
Italian Formula Pallottolo Bill Formula Bullet Bill

Trivia[edit]

  • The music that plays during the game, entitled "Freshen Up!", is a slight remix of the original Super Mario Bros. theme.