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Mario Kart: Double Dash!! (GameCube)

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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.


Mario Kart: Double Dash!! GameCube Options after finishing a race.
Mario Kart: Double Dash!! GameCube Mushroom Bridge course.
Mario Kart: Double Dash!! GameCube Options.
Mario Kart: Double Dash!! GameCube 1st place.

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

GameZone Nov 17, 2003 9.7 out of 10 97
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
GameSpot Nov 13, 2003 7.9 out of 10 79
IGN Nov 11, 2003 7.9 out of 10 79
GameCell UK 2003 7 out of 10 70 Aug 30, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
UOL Jogos Dec 05, 2003 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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  • 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