Mario Kart is a racing game series made by Nintendo
, featuring characters from many games starring Mario
and his friends. The Mario Kart games are known for their madcap action with unique racing courses and the use of items to sabotage opponents.
Games in the series:
Super Mario Kart (Super Nintendo Entertainment System
): The first game in the series revolutionized racing with it unique game play, use of items and two-player mode.
Mario Kart 64 (Nintendo 64
): The sequel to Super Mario Kart, it featured amazing graphics and all new courses, plus being able to play with up to four players.
Mario Kart Super Circuit (Game Boy Advance
): Going back to the semi-3D days of Super Mario Kart, this game combines the best of both the first two Mario Kart games with new tracks and classic gameplay. This game even has all of the Super Mario Kart tracks available for play as unlockables.
Mario Kart Double Dash!! (Nintendo Gamecube
): One of the more insane games in the series, this one changed things over entirely with each kart being driven by two characters, which could be swapped during a race. This also featured the ability to pick from multiple vehicles as opposed to being limited to racing in tiny Go-Karts
Mario Kart DS (Nintendo DS
): The latest game in the series is one of the first to include free online play via Nintendo WiFi Connection
. There were multiple karts for each driver, and the game also includes tracks from the previous Mario Kart games.