Quickest Cricket

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Quickest Cricket
Quickest Cricket from Mario Party: Island Tour
Appears in Mario Party: Island Tour
Type General minigame
Time limit 60 seconds
Music track Footsteps

Quickest Cricket (Grasshopalong in the British English version) is a General minigame from Mario Party: Island Tour. The British name is a portmanteau of "grasshopper" and "hop along."


The players hop around three times on their crickets/grasshoppers.


The players must race each other to the finish line mounting mechanical crickets/grasshoppers, whilst avoiding rocks, Piranha Plants, and Wigglers. The first player to get to the goal wins.

This game is also available in Time Attack as the sixth minigame. The bonus objective is achieved by not hitting any obstacles.


  • Pull back and release Circle Pad – Move

In-game text

  • RulesAmerican English "Race to the finish atop a mechanical cricket."
  • RulesBritish English "Navigate your mechanical grasshopper through the course to reach the finish line."

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ぴょんぴょんバッタレース
Pyonpyon battarēsu
Hopping Locust Race

Dutch Sprinkhaanbaan
Grasshopper Track
German Grashüpfen
Italian Grilli saltanti
Jumping crickets
Portuguese Corrida de Gafanhotos
Grasshopper Race
Spanish Saltacross
Pun on saltamontes (grasshopper)