Dr Mario World has finally landed on both iOS and Android, and needless to say, it’s a Nintendo mobile game.
Sorry, I don’t mean to be negative here, only Dr Mario world is a bit… Rubbish? Is rubbish the word? Maybe garbage?
Sorry, I’m still just reeling over the fact that a licensed Nintendo game in 2019 has bad touch screen controls. They pioneered touch screen gaming only a decade ago, and now, this is pretty… completely awful.
But that isn’t going to stop us from playing it, is it? Hell no, we’ve got some fresh Dr Mario World tips for you right here which are going to make playing the game easier than ever.
Not just Dr Mario
So the first thing to keep in mind is that this isn’t just Dr Mario. Dr Mario as I remember it a simple Tetris-like puzzler where you cluster together pills near similarly coloured viruses. Cluster four, and boom, you’ve cleared out the virus.
Here it plays out differently. It’s not only three you need, however clusters are no good. You need three in any given row or column touching one another. So, it doesn’t matter if three sides of the virus is connected to similarly coloured pills, if it’s not three squares, in a row, in a single direction, it doesn’t count. That sucks, but we’ll deal with it.
The grids are much larger now too, not to mention you have a small selection of doctors to play with, not just Dr Mario or Dr Luigi.
There comes a few typical mobile drawbacks too, though. Energy to play levels? Yikes. And it can run out pretty fast, especially if you’re challenging timed stages. Couple that with some potentially infuriating controls, and it’s not the best time, honestly.
But don’t worry, we’ll help you adjust to all of the small annoyances in this guide.