Video Game Classics: Super Mario Kart
Released in 1992 for the SNES, this go-kart racing game is one of the most popular titles ever released for the home consoles by Nintendo. It became instantly popular for its focus on using Mushroom Kingdom weapons and power-ups at high speed, thrilling co-operative play, and intense multiplayer matches. Taking place within 20 different landscapes from Nintendo’s other insanely popular game at the time, Super Mario World, players can team up with, or go head on against a friend by selecting from a roster of eight characters from the Mario series, each with different Kart handling and abilities. Ranked as one of the best games of all time, it is created with creating the kart-racing sub genre and expanding the Mario Series beyond platformers. Join WatchMojo.com as we take a look back at Super Mario Kart.