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Mario Kart 7
Mario Kart 7 NA Cover
North American boxart of the game Mario Kart 7 for 3DS.
Developer(s) Nintendo EAD[1], Retro Studios
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Main Development Staff
Platform(s) Nintendo 3DS
Release Date(s) Japan December 1, 2011
Europe December 2, 2011
Australia December 3, 2011
USA December 4, 2011
Genre(s) Racing
Ratings ESRB: ESRB E Everyone
Mode(s) Single player, Multiplayer
Media(s) 3DS Game Card, Downloadable Media (Nintendo eShop[2])
Input(s) 3DS Buttons, Touch Screen and Gyro-Controls

Mario Kart 7 is a go kart racing game and the seventh one in the Mario Kart series. It came out in 2011 for the Nintendo 3DS.


The features of Mario Kart 7 are similar to Mario Kart DS, but the game has the Lucky 7 that can give assortments of items to the racer, and the Super Leaf that can give a tail to deflect items and knock over opponents. The game also introduces kart customization, with many kart parts, wheels and gliders. The karts have submarine propellers when racing through water and gliders after passing ramps that can make the racers to glide in the air.


Characters present in the game as racers are:

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