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Mario Kart Super Circuit (Game Boy Advance)

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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 Powersliding around a corner for a speed boost at Ribbon Road.
    Mario Kart Super Circuit Game Boy Advance Japanese title screen
    Mario Kart Super Circuit Game Boy Advance Using the mushroom for a boost of speed during a time trial race at Sky Garden.
    Mario Kart Super Circuit Game Boy Advance Protecting my back with a banana by holding down the left shoulder button on the Bowser Castle 1 track.

    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 (5225) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
    You can't help but love Mario Kart Kartanym (10766) 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

    The Press Says

    GamesFirst! Sep 29, 2001 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
    Pocket Magazine / Pockett Videogames Oct, 2001 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
    UOL Jogos Sep 10, 2001 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
    PGNx Media Jun 07, 2002 9.5 out of 10 95
    Deaf Gamers 2001 9.5 out of 10 95
    VicioJuegos.com Jan 26, 2007 94 out of 100 94
    Gaming Target Dec 18, 2001 9.1 out of 10 91
    Gaming Age Sep 21, 2001 A- 91
    GameSpot Aug 27, 2001 8.2 out of 10 82
    Bordersdown 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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