Mario Kart Super Circuit (Game Boy Advance)

91
Critic Score
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Description

This GBA conversion brings together elements of both Super Mario Kart (the original SNES classic) and the N64 sequel, Mario Kart 64.

  • Much like the SNES title, you can collect coins lying on the tracks to boost the speed of your kart.

  • All of the characters from MK64 are included (Mario, Luigi, Toad, Donkey Kong, Bowser, Wario, Peach, and Yoshi)

  • No Kart game is complete without a multiplayer mode. In this case, four can play classic and battle modes using either one cartridge and four GBA's or four cartridges and four GBA's for the full list of characters to choose from.

  • Weapons include the classic green and red shells and the purple spiked shell.

  • 20 new tracks, using elements from both past titles.

    Screenshots

    Mario Kart Super Circuit Game Boy Advance Character selection
    Mario Kart Super Circuit Game Boy Advance Being squashed by a thwomp, a frequent hazard on the tracks with a Bowser Castle theme.
    Mario Kart Super Circuit Game Boy Advance Donkey Kong using the star power-up (temporarily increases your speed and makes you invincible) on the tricky Broken Pier track.
    Mario Kart Super Circuit Game Boy Advance Drive into deep water and Lakitu will pull you out at the expense of a few coins.

    Alternate Titles

    • "Mario Kart Advance" -- Japanese Title
    • "マリオカートアドバンス" -- Japanese spelling

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    User Reviews

    Great handheld racing game Roedie (5215) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
    You can't help but love Mario Kart Kartanym (10764) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
    Retro fun but with a new twist. Sycada (175) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars
    Red Koopa-Shells other GBA racers! Suzie Pendlebury (3) 3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars

    Critic Reviews

    GamePro (US) Aug 27, 2001 5 out of 5 100
    Game Informer Magazine Sep, 2001 9.5 out of 10 95
    IGN Aug 29, 2001 9.5 out of 10 95
    Gaming Target Dec 18, 2001 9.1 out of 10 91
    Mygamer.com Aug 10, 2004 9 out of 10 90
    Gamereactor (Sweden) May 25, 2003 9 out of 10 90
    All Game Guide 2001 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
    Gamekult Aug 02, 2001 9 out of 10 90
    Jeuxvideo.com Sep 05, 2001 18 out of 20 90
    Silicon-Fusion.com Sep 10, 2001 8 out of 10 80

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    Trivia

    1001 Video Games

    The Game Boy Advance version of Mario Kart: Super Circuit appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

    Awards

    • GameSpy
      • 2001 – Game Boy Advance Racing Game of the Year
      • 2004 – Game Boy Advance Game of the Year
      • 2004 – Game Boy Advance Sports Game of the Year

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