The game's objective is to eliminate the others by knocking them off the ice. The characters are on ice, so their traction is reduced. Once his opponents lose their footing, the player who survives the onslaught wins the minigame. Lakitu may appear, sometimes throwing Buzzy Beetles as he watches.
The Wii Remote is held sideways. The Plus Control Pad is used for movement. To jump, press the 2 button. To attack, press the 1 button.