DescriptionMario Kart: Double Dash is the latest version of the game that started the "kart-racing" genre. This Mario Kart is more focused on co-op play and weapons. All the features and weapons of the previous games return: Red Shells, Stars, Mushrooms, etc. together with new character-specific weapons like Chain Chomps and Giant Koopa shells. The courses also follow the tradition with each one being faithful to the Mario universe.
This time there are two racers per kart. Much of the game's challenge lies in determining when to switch places in the kart. This game supports multiple players. Therefore, one can team up with a friend on the same kart and take on the opponents cooperatively so that one player can drive the kart and the other can use power-ups. There is also a comprehensive LAN mode, allowing up to 8 GameCubes to be connected together.
- "マリオカート ダブルダッシュ！！" -- Japanese spelling
Part of the Following Groups
|GamePro (US)||Nov 17, 2003||5 out of 5||100|
|Game Informer Magazine||Dec, 2003||9.25 out of 10||92|
|GamesCollection||Apr 06, 2008||9 out of 10||90|
|N-Zone||Dec 10, 2003||89 out of 100||89|
|Gamereactor (Sweden)||Nov 03, 2003||8 out of 10||80|
|Factornews||Dec 15, 2003||8 out of 10||80|
|GameSpot||Nov 13, 2003||7.9 out of 10||79|
|Game Revolution||Nov, 2003||B||75|
|GameCell UK||2003||7 out of 10||70|
|Super Play (Sweden)||Nov, 2003||7 out of 10||70|
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- 2003 – #7 GameCube Game of the Year
- 2003 - GameCube Racing Game of the Year
- 2003 - Best Party Game of the Year (GameCube)
- Golden Joystick Awards
- 2004 - Game Cube Game of the Year
Related Web Sites
- Mario Kart: Double Dash!! for Nintendo GameCube (Nintendo of America's official game web site.)