LW4K Game Spotlights: Mario Golf Super Rush!

This is the next video in a new Learningworks for Kids series, Game Spotlight! In each video, we are highlighting some great games both old and new and defining the key executive functions that can be strengthened through play. This video will focus on Mario Golf Super Rush!. Click here to watch the video and learn more. The transcript is also provided below for your convenience. A special thanks to our videographer Alexa for her work on this awesome video!

 

Hey everyone, welcome to Learningworks for Kids Game Spotlights! This is a new series where we will be walking through some of your favorite games and talking about how playing them can help you get better at real-world skills! If you want to know more about how to take your gameplay to the next level, visit learningworksforkids.com and explore our course listings. 

It’s time to tee off because today we are talking about Mario Golf: Super Rush on the Nintendo Switch. This game was just recently released and is both fun and a great way to practice some executive functioning skills. 

In the game, you play as one of several characters in the Mario world. Including classic choices like Mario and Luigi, there’s also Bowser Junior, Chargin’ Chuck, and even Pauline, who is appearing for the first time in a Mario Golf game. You can also bring your Mii over to the game to play! Each character has their own special abilities on the course so practice your flexibility and try several characters until you find the one you like the best. 

If you’ve never played a Mario Golf game, let’s just say that it’s anything but quiet and organized. Standard golf can be played in the game, but for players who like more of a chaotic experience, Speed Golf is definitely worth a try. In this mode, you and up to three other players tee off at the exact same time and race through the course to see who can finish first. You are definitely going to need your Self-Control skills here because it can be pretty frustrating constantly competing with three other players who are trying to beat you to the last hole by using their special abilities. Battle Golf can also provide a chaos filled experience, so give that a shot as well (see what I did there?)

For players who want a more involved experience, try Adventure mode. Players create a Mii or bring one over to the game and play through a game where they are attending a country club and hoping to go Pro! Players will need to use their Focus skills and train in order to defeat the bosses and come out on top!  

Which mode is your favorite in Mario Golf: Super Rush? What character do you like playing as the best?  Let us know in the comments below! And if you enjoyed this video, be sure to hit that Subscribe button to see new reviews and playthroughs every week. Well, that’s all the time we have for today but be sure to join us for the next Game Spotlight at learningworksforkids.com! 

 

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