Zoom Room

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Zoom Room
Zoom Room
Appears in Mario Party 9
Type Bowser Jr. minigame
Time limit 30 seconds
Music track Bowser Jr. Battle 1
Music sample

Zoom Room is a Bowser Jr. minigame in Mario Party 9.


There is an aerial shot of the maze. The camera zooms in on Bowser Jr., who does a taunting dance and laughs. The camera then shifts back to the players.


The pair must try to catch Bowser Jr. before time runs out. Players run around the maze, chasing Bowser Jr., who sweats when a player gets close to him. Bowser Jr. always runs faster than the players, so it is impossible for just one player to catch him. Therefore, the two players must cooperate in order to corner him. Players can refer to the mini-map in the center of the screen, though it shows only characters, not walls. The best chance of catching Bowser Jr. is when the players run at him from opposite sides when he is in a corner. If the players fail to catch Bowser Jr. within 30 seconds, he is victorious.


If the players catch Bowser Jr., they kick him, and he falls down with stars circling his head. The players then strike victory poses. If they fail to catch him, the players groan.

In-game text[edit]

  • Rules"Work with your teammate to catch Bowser Jr. as he races around the maze."
  • Controls"Hold the Wii Remote sideways. Press +Control Pad to move."

See also[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 迷路ではさみうち
Meiro de hasami uchi
Pincer Attack in the Maze
Chinese 迷宮大包抄
Mígōng dà bāochāo
Maze Outflanking
French (NOA) Piège au radar Radar Trap
French (NOE) Traquenard au radar Radar trap
German Suchen und Fangen Finding and Catching
Italian Labirinto di Bowser Junior Bowser Junior Labyrinth
Spanish (NOA) El laberinto de Bowser Jr. Bowser Jr.'s Maze
Spanish (NOE) El laberinto de Bowsy Bowser Jr.'s Maze