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Mario Kart: Double Dash!!
Mario Kart Double Dash NA Cover.jpg
North American boxart of Mario Kart: Double Dash!! for Gamecube.
Developer(s) Nintendo EAD[1]
Publisher(s) Nintendo
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Platform(s) Nintendo GameCube
Release Date(s) Japan November 7, 2003
Europe November 14, 2003
USA November 17, 2003
Australia November 19, 2003
Genre(s) Racing
Ratings ESRB: ESRB E.png Everyone
Mode(s) Single player, Multiplayer
Media(s) Game Disc
Input(s) GameCube Controller

Mario Kart: Double Dash!! is a go kart racing game and the fourth one in the Mario Kart series. It came out in 2003 for the Nintendo GameCube.


Characters present in the game as duo racers are:

Courses related to the Donkey Kong series


  • In some point during the development, Donkey Kong Jr. was considered to appear in the game as a playable racer. But later the character was replaced by Diddy Kong.
  • It is the first game to feature Diddy Kong as a racer in the Mario Kart series. The second and latest game is Mario Kart Wii.
  • Developers considered to use barrels as special items, exclusive character items, for Donkey and Diddy Kong, to reference the original Donkey Kong game, where Donkey Kong would throw barrels. But in the final game, they give the Giant Banana Peel to both Kongs.

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