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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.


    Mario Kart: Super Circuit Game Boy Advance Being squashed by a thwomp, a frequent hazard on the tracks with a Bowser Castle theme.
    Mario Kart: Super Circuit Game Boy Advance Beginning of Shy Guy Beach circuit
    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.
    Mario Kart: Super Circuit Game Boy Advance Drive into deep water and Lakitu will pull you out at the expense of a few coins.

    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 Game Boy Advance Roedie (5205)
    You can't help but love Mario Kart Game Boy Advance Kartanym (10733)
    Retro fun but with a new twist. Game Boy Advance Sycada (175)
    Red Koopa-Shells other GBA racers! Game Boy Advance Suzie Pendlebury (3)

    Critic Reviews

    Pocket Magazine / Pockett Videogames Game Boy Advance Oct, 2001 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
    The Next Level Game Boy Advance Sep 04, 2001 A 100
    Nintendojo Game Boy Advance 2001 9.6 out of 10 96 Game Boy Advance Jan 26, 2007 94 out of 100 94
    Gaming Age Game Boy Advance Sep 21, 2001 A- 91
    Super Play (Sweden) Game Boy Advance Sep, 2001 9 out of 10 90 (UK) Game Boy Advance Sep 27, 2001 9 out of 10 90
    Gamereactor (Sweden) Game Boy Advance May 25, 2003 9 out of 10 90
    Game Freaks 365 Game Boy Advance 2001 8.9 out of 10 89
    GameSpot Game Boy Advance Aug 27, 2001 8.2 out of 10 82


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    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.


    • 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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