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Super Mario Kart Is 20 Years Old Today

By +Michael Rundle 

Super Mario Kart - arguably one of the finest video games ever made - was released in the UK 20 years ago today.

The original won hearts with its genre-defining mix of simple tracks and characters, merciless power-ups and weapons, varied locations and quick, twitchy controls.

While it features the cute, loveable characters of the Mario universe it was a surprisingly deep game and stood the test of time with many sequels, one each for almost every Nintendo system released after the Super Nintendo.

Full story, plus 10 things you didn't already know about the game -

+1 if you've ever played Mario Kart...
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We loved the original when it came out. Have played most of the versions. Its a 'must-have' of every Nintendo console. I think Mario Kart 64 was the best one of the lot.
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