Nintendo’s Newest Mario Kart: Double Dash Revamps the Old Classic

Nintendo Headquarters, SEATTLE – As I prepared for Nintendo’s first annual College Media Day, I found there was one event I was looking forward to even more than the full tour of Nintendo nostalgia heaven. The event? A few hours of hands-on testing with Nintendo’s Mario Kart: Double Dash (GameCube).

If you’ve played any of the Mario Kart games for Super Nintendo, Nintendo 64 or Game Boy Advance then you’re already familiar with Double Dash’s cartoony, vehicular combat racing style. But Nintendo’s latest update to the series adds much more than the fairly by-the-numbers sequels that came before it.

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