Who doesn’t like racing games? They are perfect for everyone, kids and adults both can have a blast playing Nintendo’s Mario Kart DS. This game has so many different levels that you can play for hours, I may have used the excuse of “just one more level” to Lauren a few times when she asked me to do the dishes this week. LOL.
Mario Kart DS is a great game for kids who are learning how to work the DS and getting the hang of playing games. The controls are easy to use and since they play until they get to the finish line they never see the words “Game Over” because they are just learning to play. I like that the Mario Kart for DS is so similar to the one for the Nintendo Wii, my kids love playing it on the Wii and it was easy for them to interchange playing on both Systems. There are plenty of characters for kids to choose from the play as when racing. Of course my son is always Mario or Yoshi(depending on his mood) and my daughter is always a princess. The items in this game are one of my kids favorite things, they love hitting the boxes and seeing what they are going to get, of course my sons favorite is Bullet Bill because it makes him go “super fast” as he calls it.
You can play single player but the Multi-player is awesome! There is no fighting to play this game because with just 1 copy of the game up to 8 players can play as long as they have a DS.
Mario Kart has been a game that Nintendo has had for many systems, the Super Nintendo, The Nintendo 64, The Wii and the now the DS. I remember playing it as a kid on the Super Nintendo, and while the goal of the game has not change it is more indepth now and a ton more fun. There are challenges to complete that will let you unlock new characters as you play. While it is easy for beginners to play there are also challenges as you go through the game that keep the experienced gamer entertained and wanting to play.
Mario Kart DS is a game that the whole family can play, I can play it alone or with the kids or the kids can play together without having them not know how to play. If you are looking for a game that is great for both beginner and those who know how to work their way around the DS I would recommend this games.
Right now Mario Kart DS is on sale for $33.50 shipped (down from $39.99) Here on Amazon! With the recent price drop of the Nintendo DS Lite it is now just $99.00 and there was also a recent price drop for the Nintendo 3DS and it is now just $169.00 the systems are now very affordable! This game is a great addition to your game collection for both systems.
Disclaimer: I received the Mario Kart DS game to facilitate this review, I was not compensated for this review. All opinions are my own.
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