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Mario Kart: Double Dash!! (GameCube)

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Description

Mario 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.

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Mario Kart: Double Dash!! GameCube More title screen stuff.
Mario Kart: Double Dash!! GameCube Fireball special item.
Mario Kart: Double Dash!! GameCube Options after finishing a race.
Mario Kart: Double Dash!! GameCube Powerslide.

Alternate Titles

  • "マリオカート ダブルダッシュ!!" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Multiplayer fun, but not the game it could have been MagFram (43) 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars
Excellent Multiplayer Fun Darkflame (15) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Thats one BIG turtle shell! Horny-Bullant (56) 4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars
Mario Kart with two people Da-Flea (27) 4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars
A great sequel to MK64 bowser724 (26) unrated
A clone of the Mario Kart game for SNES Dark Lord (46) 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars

The Press Says

Nintendo Difference Dec 08, 2003 18 out of 20 90
Fragland.net Feb 05, 2004 86 out of 100 86
Meristation Nov 13, 2003 8.5 out of 10 85
GameCola.net Jan, 2004 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy Nov 18, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Yahoo! Games Nov 25, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Super Play Nov, 2003 7 out of 10 70
GameCell UK 2003 7 out of 10 70
UOL Jogos Dec 05, 2003 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
AllAboutTheGames.co.uk Aug 30, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 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

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Darkflame (15) added Mario Kart: Double Dash!! (GameCube) on Nov 23, 2003