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Review For Mario Kart 64

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Description: Race around many cartoony tracks with your favorite Mario characters in Go-karts. Play with up to three frends while using items like shells and banana peels to set back your opponents and grab the gold!

The Good: The classic & fantastic multiplayer mode! Love the highway race and the battle rounds...

The Bad: Peach... she gets more annoying with every game. The only female star in Mario world doesn't have to be so meak and helpless.

The Ugly: Too little game ... no adventure mode implemented, which I expected in a 64-bit incarnation of this classic...1 player mode is a drag (no pun intended, honest.)

Favorite part: Duh...the lightening bolt! shrinking your apponent and then squashing them like a bug never gets tiring!

Least Favorite Part: Being squashed like a bug when someone else gets that precious lightening bolt...

Alucard The Undead
The Good: Four PLAYER, baby! Yeah!!!!!

The Bad: I can't believe there are actually LESS levels than the original. What ever happened to progress!?

The Ugly: Going up close to the background in DK's Jungle. I never knew a jungle could be so... flat.

Favorite part: Four-player battle mode. Need I say more?

Least Favorite Part: Realizing the stupid computer-controlled racers CHEAT!!!

The Good: REAL kool racing game with real long tracks in the Star and Special cups. This'll keep you occupied if you're bored. WAAAAY better graphics than the first. And I wanna say, the chars. here could Kick the Diddy Kong Racers' BUTT!! WAY faster!

The Bad: You can never find your opponent in battle mode, things get a little TOO hard, that all?

The Ugly: Banshee Bordwalk. What else can I say? U-G-L-Y. Bowser's castle, too. And the thwomps in there. Yick!

Favorite part: Smushing or shooting opponents! Heh!! And the music!

Least Favorite Part: Most of the tracks near the end (And when younger opponents who pout if they lose beat me...)

The Good: Winning! Winning! Winning! I am NO longer a helpless, meek, princess. I can seriously KICK SOME BUTT!!!

The Bad: The Courses that are available are WONDERFUL!! However, it would be nice to have a few more.......... And did I mention an adventure mode??

The Ugly: Toad!!!! I HATE Toad!!!!! He's ssssssoooooooo aaaaaannnnnnooooooyyyyyyiiiiinnnnnngggggg!!!!! (Wa! Wa! Wa!, etc.) He's also a cheater..... What a jerk.

Favorite part: I like playing around on my Castle Grounds!! Yeah baby, My race ROCKS!!! The jump is soooo awesome!!

Least Favorite Part: Toad's turnpike. Why? Well....... Because it's TOAD'S HOME RACE. (Did I mention how much he gets on my nerves?)

Peach (another one)
The Good: Overall, this is a very fun game. The variety of the tracks makes it all worthwhile!!

The Bad: Most of the music is good, but some isn't. Likewise, I like Luigi, Toad, and Wario's voices, but Mario's I could do without. The princess' voice is downright annoying!

The Ugly: None.

Favorite part: Rainbow Road is long, but a very well-done track. I also like Koopa Troopa Beach and Yoshi Valley.

Least Favorite Part: If you get 5th or lower, you have to do the track again. Practicing in Time Trials mode is a must!

The Good: Hmm, I don't know. It's probably playing Luigi for the first time in 3D.

The Bad: Peach, Mario and Toad's voices. They SUCK horribly. And Bowser sucks too.

The Ugly: Peach and the tracks. Mainly Peach though.

Favorite part: Knowing that Luigi can beat out Mario in a kart race. Now let's see them race Pods!!!!!

Least Favorite Part: Peach, Toad and Mario winning over Luigi and DK. It's a sad feeling.

Mad Dawg
The Good: Cool Graphics. Cool Race Tracks. Wario, Wario, Wario and did I say Wario?

The Bad: Any Racer that cheats.

The Ugly: Ugly, Ugly? Nothing.

Favorite part: The Kalimari Desert. I like pushing the racers on the train track and watch them get hit by the train. Heh heh, Suckers.

Least Favorite Part: Losing.

Dr. Omicron
The Good: Blissfulness of having a star right after a lightning bolt and then a spiny shell, all in first place.

The Bad: Rainbow Road is too darn lengthy. Well, for a Mario Kart race anyway. Some Snowboard Kids races are over 15 minutes long.

The Ugly: Two words: Banshee Boardwalk.

Favorite part: Having someone decent to play with.

Least Favorite Part: Having someone who has little or no experience of this game, of which has happened to me except once.

Curtis Bonds
The Good: Luigi actually having the guts to say "I'm Luigi, #1!" cause he is #1!!!

The Bad: Peach's voice!!! it is soooo f**king annoying!!!!

The Ugly: Peach's face.

Favorite part: Telling people, that never played this game before, to go the way where you see the castle in "Royal Raceway". (HAHAHA! SUCKERS!)


The West Virginian
The Good: Bigger courses, cooler power-ups, smooth control, and the CPU drivers have AI this time around!

The Bad: Not much improvement over the original. The AI sometimes puts one driver way ahead of me for the entire race, no matter how many boosts I use.

The Ugly: Wario. You don't get much uglier than that!

Favorite part: Jumping at the top of the big-@$$ slope at the beginning of Rainbow Road. Wheeeeeeeeee!

Least Favorite Part: Old-school gamers who say Super Mario Kart is a better game.

G-Graphics S-Sound C-Control O-Originality R-Replayability
Reviewer GSCOR Overall
Darwin66878 35/50
Alucard The Undead78889 40/50
Dreemz89696 38/50
Peach1099109 47/50
Peach #2988710 42/50
JarJarAerith41953 22/50
Mad Dawg1010101010 50/50
Dr. Omicron889610 41/50
Curtis Bonds1010101010 50/50
The West Virginian91010310 42/50 About the site. All Rights Reserved. All content contained herein is property of SMBhq. SMBhq is in no way affiliated with Nintendo Company Limited, Nintendo of America, or any other mentioned companies. Super Mario Bros. and all character names are copyrights of Nintendo Co. Ltd. More legal info. Privacy Statement.
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