Mario Hoops 3-on-3

Mario Hoops 3-on-3
System Nintendo DS
Developer Square Enix
Genre Basketball
Series Super Mario Series

A basketball game set in the Mushroom Kingdom, developed by Square Enix. Mario and friends hit the courts and use their special moves to perform spectacular dunks. The cast is joined by characters from Square's Final Fantasy series.

Choose three characters for your team. Score more points than the opposite team before time runs out by throwing the ball through the opponent's hoop.

Move the characters around on the touch screen and collect items to use against the other players. Power-up your character's special moves by tapping out a special sequence on the touch screen.

Release Information

Region Name Release
Japan マリオバスケ 3on3 Mario Basket 3-on-3 27 Jul 2006
US Mario Hoops 3-on-3 11 Sep 2006
Europe Mario Slam Basketball 16 Feb 2007


Final Fantasy Characters & Stages

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Mario Hoops was developed by Square Enix, and they included several playable characters and stages from their popular Final Fantasy RPG series in the game.


  • Ninja
  • Black Mage
  • White Mage
  • Moogle
  • Cactuar


  • Malboro Garden
  • Glare Desert
  • Rainbow Ship

Final Fantasy bombs also appear on Bowser's Court and Rainbow Road as hazards.

Submitted by Fryguy64, Kirbychu, Wanderingshadow

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