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One of the best mario kart games,
If you are like me, you have played every Mario Kart game from SNES version to the Wii version. This one is my favorite because they keep getting better. Adding the steering wheel to the game really adds to the fun factor but you can play this without the steering wheel or you can use a non-motion controllers as well (such as a GameCube controller or classic Wii controller).
Gameplay: Race around with up to 4 players in grand pri mode with solo or team races, or battle it out in battle mode with loads of options including traditionally balloon battle, coin battle, king of the hill (keep the star as long as possible) and a few other modes. Single player mode adds time trial to mix and if you are online, you can race against a ghost of another player's fastest time. There are more racing levels than ever before. You get 16 retro courses from previous Mario Kart games and 16 new courses. Loads of characters to choose from and you can un-lock a hand full of extra characters by accomplishing certain tasks.
Graphics: typical Wii and Mario fashion.
Sound: again, same as tradition Mario Kart fashion.
Replayability: I find myself playing single player mode a lot but the real treat is when I have family over to hash it out in 4 player mode. It's worth picking up 4 racing wheels for this game. You can get some cheap combo packs but I wouldn't recommend buying them at Gamestop since 1 will cost you as much as 2 on Amazon.
If you like the Mario Kart games, you won't be disappointed with this one.
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Initial post: May 19, 2013 11:34:38 AM PDT
There was never a mario kart on NES. It was on SNES.
In reply to an earlier post on May 20, 2013 5:44:49 AM PDT
Your right. I meant to put SNES in my review. Just corrected it. Thanks
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