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Mario Kart Super Circuit

MobyRank MobyScore
Game Boy Advance
91
3.8
Nintendo 3DS
...
1.3
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Description

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.

    Screenshots

    Mario Kart Super Circuit Game Boy Advance Collect golden coins during the race to increase the maximum speed of your kart.
    Mario Kart Super Circuit Game Boy Advance Shrunk to a little Toad after someone used the lighting power-up at Cheep-Cheep Island.
    Mario Kart Super Circuit Game Boy Advance Donkey Kong using the star power-up (temporarily increases your speed and makes you invincible) on the tricky Broken Pier track.
    Mario Kart Super Circuit Game Boy Advance Hit a teepee at the Sunset Wilds track and a Shy Guy will jump on your back to slow you down.

    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 (5226)
    You can't help but love Mario Kart Game Boy Advance Kartanym (10775)
    Retro fun but with a new twist. Game Boy Advance Sycada (175)
    Red Koopa-Shells other GBA racers! Game Boy Advance Suzie Pendlebury (3)

    The Press Says

    GamePro (US) Game Boy Advance Aug 27, 2001 5 out of 5 100
    Deaf Gamers Game Boy Advance 2001 9.5 out of 10 95
    IGN Game Boy Advance Aug 29, 2001 9.5 out of 10 95
    VicioJuegos.com Game Boy Advance Jul 26, 2005 93 out of 100 93
    Gaming Target Game Boy Advance Dec 18, 2001 9.1 out of 10 91
    Eurogamer.net (UK) Game Boy Advance Sep 27, 2001 9 out of 10 90
    HonestGamers Game Boy Advance 2001 9 out of 10 90
    Thunderbolt Games Game Boy Advance Feb 18, 2003 9 out of 10 90
    Level Game Boy Advance Dec, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
    Silicon-Fusion.com Game Boy Advance Sep 10, 2001 8 out of 10 80

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    Trivia

    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.

    Awards

    • 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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