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Mario Kart Super Circuit

MobyRank MobyScore
Game Boy Advance
91
3.9
Nintendo 3DS
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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 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 Protected by the triple green shells at Cheese Land.
    Mario Kart Super Circuit Game Boy Advance Race leader Toad about to be hit by an unstoppable purple shell at Mario Circuit.
    Mario Kart Super Circuit Game Boy Advance Main menu

    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 (5225)
    You can't help but love Mario Kart Game Boy Advance Kartanym (10766)
    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
    UOL Jogos Game Boy Advance Sep 10, 2001 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
    GamesFirst! Game Boy Advance Sep 29, 2001 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
    NintendoWorldReport Game Boy Advance Jul 24, 2001 9.5 out of 10 95
    HonestGamers Game Boy Advance 2001 9 out of 10 90
    Super Play Game Boy Advance Sep, 2001 9 out of 10 90
    GameSpot Game Boy Advance Aug 27, 2001 8.2 out of 10 82
    Level Game Boy Advance Dec, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
    AceGamez Game Boy Advance 2001 8 out of 10 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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    Contributed to by ResidentHazard (3251), Michael Cassidy (9925) and Kartanym (10766)