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Mario Kart: Double Dash!! (GameCube)

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Advertising Blurbs

Back of Case (UK):

    Double the fun!

    Take all the crazy action of the celebrated Mario Kart series... and multiply it by two!
    In Mario Kart: Double Dash!!, each kart holds two racers who can switch places at any time, so choose
    from a huge cast of favourites and pair them up any way you see fit!


    Foes... or friends? In Co-op Mode, one player drives and
    the other punches, kicks, steals items, and helps out
    with turbo boosts!

    Items galore! Beyond classic items like homing Red
    Shells and Mushrooms, each character can use unique
    special items like a giant Chain Chomp!

    All-new modes! Race your pals or duke it out in one of
    3 hectic multiplayer battle modes - Balloon Battle,
    Shine Thief, and Bob-Omb Blast!

    Get connected! Link up NINTENDO GAMECUBE systems
    using Broadband Adapters (sold separately) for wild LAN races and battles!

    Contributed by UkCollector (2221) on Sep 04, 2010.

www.nintendo.com:
    More karts, more characters, more tracks = more chaos!

    The Mushroom Kingdom just got a whole lot more hectic as Mario and friends double up for furious kart racing. This time around, each kart holds two racers that can switch places at any time, so choose from a huge cast of favorites and pair them up any way you see fit. The character in front handles the driving duties, while the character in the rear doles out damage with six normal items and eight special items that only specific characters can use. It's multiplayer mayhem at its most intense!

    Features Include

    • Place first in racing circuits to open up progressively more difficult circuits.
    • Link the game with other players using a broadband adapter and race each other side-by-side using multiple game systems and multiple televisions. A total of 16 players can play at once!
    • Compete against your friends in Grand Prix, Versus or Battle modes. If you choose, two players can work together to control the same kart!
    • Look for shortcuts and head for the finish line on amazing tracks set in fantastic Mushroom Kingdom locations.


    Mario Kart: Double Dash!! features Mushroom Kingdom's finest drivers, including Mario, Luigi, Peach, Baby Mario, Baby Luigi, Yoshi, Birdo, Wario, Waluigi, Donkey Kong, Diddy Kong, Bowser, Bowser Jr., Koopa, Paratroopa, Wario and Waluigi. As you race, use six standard items like Bob-ombs, bananas and more to disrupt other racers. There are also eight special items that can only be used by specific characters, which makes character selection a very important part of the game.

    If you're one of the first players to purchase Mario Kart: Double Dash!! for Nintendo GameCube, your game will come packaged with a limited-edition Bonus Disc with playable demos, gameplay movies and lots more. Be sure to pre-order your copy of Mario Kart: Double Dash!! today to make sure you don't miss out!

    Bottom Line

    Mario Kart: Double Dash!! is pure chaos -- and pure fun. Very few multiplayer games can compete with the replay value and excitement that you'll find in this game. Mario Kart: Double Dash!! truly takes this well-established series to the next level of fun, excitement, and unpredictable exhilaration.

    Contributed by Alrightya (312) on Jun 25, 2005.

Back of Case (US):
    Double the Fun!

    Take all the crazy action of the celebrated Mario Kart series…and multiply it by two! In Mario Kart: Double Dash!!, each kart holds two racers that can switch places at any time, so choose from a huge cast of favorites and pair them up any way you see fit!

    Foes…or friends! In Co-op mode, one player drives and the other punches, kicks, steals items, and helps out with turbo boosts!

    All-new modes! Race your pals or duke it out in one of three hectic multiplayer battle modes – Balloon Battle, Shine Thief, and Bob-Omb Blast!

    Items galore! Each character can get a unique special item, like a giant Chain Chomp, as well as classic items like homing Red Shells and Mushrooms!

    Get connected! Link up Nintendo GameCube systems using Broadband Adapters (sold separately) for wild LAN races and battles!

    Contributed by gamewarrior (5065) on Nov 04, 2004.