Today during the Nintendo Direct conference, the company announced that a new Mario Party game is in the works.

Satoru Iwata, Global President of Nintendo, stated that the game will come with 81 mini games across 7 unique game boards that players will compete on. Iwata stated that on some boards player interaction will be very important to the game and in another board you will be able to collect boost to progress you even further.

"The gameplay changes dramatically on each individual board." said Iwata.

The title is expected to ariive on the Nintendo 3DS this winter.