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I'm not going to dance around this: I think Dr. Mario is tons more fun than Tetris! Sure, Tetris is great and all; it has superb music, and the concept is simple yet ingenious. But when Mario tosses on the white coat and stethoscope, all bets are off. Dr. Mario is insanely entertaining, and the music is good enough to leave on in the background even when you're NOT playing, just for ambient sound. When I found out you could play as Dr. Mario is Super Smash Bros. Brawl, I think I had an ecstasy a...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
A bit too simple Dr. Mario is a fine puzzle game and Tetris clone. The main problem is that it doesn't keep your interest up well enough. After you have cleared the first couple of top rows of viruses, which can be quite stressful and requires total focus on higher levels, the game lapses in to an arbitrary state where you clean up the bottom half of the screen without the need of any real effort. With an addition of more combos this part of the game might have snared my interest more. Pros &am...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
If you are into puzzle games Dr. Mario may be the prescription you need. The core mechanics are similar to those of tetris in that you have to guide falling objects, in this case pills, and align them by color to kill the viruses. The pills come one at a time in many different color combinations and must be placed on top, bottom or either sides of the virus to kill it. Since the pills come in different colors you have to align the right colored pills to the corresponding colored viruses. It mus...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
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