Nickelodeon Party Blast Review
By Julio Estrada
Nickelodeon Party Blast is a party game developed by English developer Data Design Interactive and published by French game company infogrames. Party Blast was first shown at E3 2002 and was released for Xbox in North America on October 30, 2002,and later in pal Regions on December 6, 2002. The Windows version was released in one day later after the release of the Xbox version in North America. The Gamecube was released worldwide on December 6, 2002. A PlayStation 2 version of the game was planned, but it was cancelled. The game features characters from Nicktoons, including SpongeBob SquarePants, Rocket Power,Rugrats, Invader Zim, and more and with CatDog as the hosts.
Players play as 8 different characters and play more than 20 stage and six different party modes. Player 1 can choose Blast, Replay, and Cup challenge(Players 2, 3, and 4 have a mode called "Party Play"). Each stage has different events although the last stage is almost opposite from the original stage when the player first starts. Every party game has each different Boss depending on 5 different events (or party modes) on which level. In Food Fight, players throw food at each other to lose lives or points and neither person can be taken away. Squirt and Splash has players squirting each other and have the person with the highest score to survival wins. In Basketball, players have to make the most baskets in the game and perform tricks to earn more points.