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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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Score distribution:
  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. Edge Magazine
    50
    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. Negative: 9 out of 146
  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. MichaelS.
    Nov 30, 2003
    10
    Yo, these people should stop lying this game is freakin awesome i recommend it to everyone. you people must like racing to like it. (You Yo, these people should stop lying this game is freakin awesome i recommend it to everyone. you people must like racing to like it. (You should all be proud of how much technology we got and stuff so stop giving this game bad rating it has good graphics) Expand
  3. KarlN.
    Sep 21, 2007
    10
    An excellent cartoon racer. Lots of fun to play with my wife. She's not really a gamer but she loves it. There's nothing deep or An excellent cartoon racer. Lots of fun to play with my wife. She's not really a gamer but she loves it. There's nothing deep or engaging, but it's an excellent racing game to play with people that have different levels of gaming experience. Everything including the menu system has been implemented beautifully. Expand
  4. 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
  5. Jun 30, 2015
    9
    Mario Kart Double Dash did nothing but improve upon its predecessors. Better graphics, more characters, multiple different karts, more items,Mario Kart Double Dash did nothing but improve upon its predecessors. Better graphics, more characters, multiple different karts, more items, new LAN mode, etc. The controls feel a bit jerky at first, but once you get used to them you'll find that this is one of the better games the Mario Kart series has to offer. Expand
  6. Aug 24, 2020
    8
    Muy divertido en su totalidad. Modos multijugador que proporcionan una diversión infinita, y un modo de un jugador que siempre supone unMuy divertido en su totalidad. Modos multijugador que proporcionan una diversión infinita, y un modo de un jugador que siempre supone un desafío. La variedad de personajes está bien, pese a que se echan de menos algunos otros míticos de la franquicia. Las únicas pegas que le pondría sería el trabajo que se hizo con los vehículos, ya que no son muchos, y las opciones de personalización se limitan a los personajes que elijas. Banda sonora excelente y circuitos muy bien construidos. 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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