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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 Japanese title screen
    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 Driving in the grass is much slower than driving on the road.
    Mario Kart: Super Circuit Game Boy Advance Swallowed by a piranha plant at the twisting Yoshi Desert track.

    Promo Images

    Mario Kart: Super Circuit Logo
    Mario Kart: Super Circuit Render
    Mario Kart: Super Circuit Screenshot Using the Game Boy Advance Game Link Cable, four players can race against each other or fight it out in Battle Mode.
    Mario Kart: Super Circuit Screenshot Using the Game Boy Advance Game Link Cable, four players can race against each other or fight it out in Battle Mode.

    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 (5252)
    You can't help but love Mario Kart Game Boy Advance Kartanym (12779)
    Retro fun but with a new twist. Game Boy Advance Sycada (191)
    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
    UOL Jogos Game Boy Advance Sep 10, 2001 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
    64 Power / big.N / N Games Game Boy Advance Sep, 2001 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 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
    PGNx Media Game Boy Advance Jun 07, 2002 9.5 out of 10 95
    VicioJuegos.com Game Boy Advance Jan 26, 2007 94 out of 100 94
    Meristation Game Boy Advance Sep 10, 2001 9 out of 10 90
    Computer and Video Games (CVG) Game Boy Advance Sep 26, 2001 9 out of 10 90
    Jeuxvideo.com Game Boy Advance Sep 05, 2001 18 out of 20 90

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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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