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  • Summary: The Mushroom Kingdom just got a whole lot more hectic as Mario and friends double up for furious kart racing. This time around, each kart holds two racers that can switch places at any time, so choose from a huge cast of favorites and pair them up any way you see fit. The character inThe Mushroom Kingdom just got a whole lot more hectic as Mario and friends double up for furious kart racing. This time around, each kart holds two racers that can switch places at any time, so choose from a huge cast of favorites and pair them up any way you see fit. The character in front handles the driving duties, while the character in the rear doles out damage with six normal items and eight special items that only specific characters can use. Get ready for some intense multiplayer mayhem with your favorite characters, including Mario, Luigi, Donkey Kong, Peach, Bowser, and Koopa. Expand
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  1. Positive: 55 out of 58
  2. Negative: 0 out of 58
  1. Yeah, we'll say it: Mario Kart: Double Dash is the most fun you'll have with a game this year. And probably next year. And maybe even the year after that.
  2. Pure, exhilarating glee will envelop your soul, demanding that you keep playing "just one more game" into the wee hours of the morning. It's that good. [Dec 2003, p.230]
  3. The brand new 'Bob-omb Blast' is likely to be the best multiplayer kart game you will ever play.
  4. As such a strong multiplayer game, Mario Kart: Double Dash!! deserves your money. Ignore those cynical, angry critics; this game might not be a revolution, but it's a hell of an evolution.
  5. Although Multiplay is probably the largest part of the appeal, single play also works well and races are kept fun and varied if not a little easy to win.
  6. 80
    If there is one thing Nintendo can be relied upon for delivering, it is the quality of track design and there is no disappointment within Mario Kart DD. Right from the start on Luigi Circuit, there is an air of simplicity and yet a multitude of hidden complexity, choice, racing line and shortcuts to choose from on the fly becomes evident over time.
  7. Mario Kart isn't a racing game any more. It is a party game, and anyone buying it for anything more than frantic, foolish, social fun will grow tired of being cheated very quickly indeed. [Christmas 2003, p.98]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 80 out of 94
  2. Negative: 6 out of 94
  1. Apr 1, 2013
    10
    Mario will never stop being fun. And when there are other characters from the Nintendo universe, it was so fun. They never make games likeMario will never stop being fun. And when there are other characters from the Nintendo universe, it was so fun. They never make games like this anymore. Expand
  2. JeffM.
    Dec 30, 2003
    10
    One of the best Gamecube games you can get.
  3. Lorben
    Aug 23, 2006
    10
    Great co-op and a great racer overall.
  4. BobL.
    Nov 19, 2003
    9
    A great game for the whole family. I only gave it a 9 because the battle fields could have been a bit bigger....
  5. Apr 21, 2014
    9
    this is my absolute favorite Mario kart game. having a player ride on the back of your kart sounds gimmicky, but it is actually just as fun asthis is my absolute favorite Mario kart game. having a player ride on the back of your kart sounds gimmicky, but it is actually just as fun as being the driver. I wish they would implement this more in future Mario kart games. the vs. games are lots of fun too if you get tired of racing. Expand
  6. MattT.
    Aug 12, 2004
    9
    It's a great game. The graphics are great, and there is plenty of secret stuff to work for. The multiplayer is also endless fun. The It's a great game. The graphics are great, and there is plenty of secret stuff to work for. The multiplayer is also endless fun. The game is really hard though.. You have to be really good to beat the game 100%. Expand
  7. lala
    Jan 27, 2004
    0
    The grafik is very bad bad gameplay the game is a oke for nintendo.

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