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SuperTuxKart Editor's Review
If you are a fan of Super Mario Kart then you are sure to either love or hate SuperTuxKart: there is no room for ambivalence here! From the wee-bit unoriginal name - SuperTuxKart - it is quite evident where the inspiration for this racing game hails from, but how does SuperTuxKart compare to its big famous brother?
SuperTuxKart can be downloaded for free, and as soon as you've done so it becomes evident that more than just the name of Mario has been borrowed. The interface is very similar to that of the original, with a selection of drivers/vehicles available for the user to choose from.
And just like with Super Mario Kart, there is a selection of various weapons and power-ups that allow the player to take out opponents, charge past them and essentially achieve the end-goal of being first across the line.
Pros: Nice variations on original Super Mario Kart options; Super slick looks; Split screen multi-player option.
Cons: Almost sickeningly contrived; Certain graphical elements are poorly executed.
Conclusion: If you have always been a fan of the original Super Mario Kart then it is worth downloading a copy of this homage, purely for nostalgia and curiosity. It is fun to see how a classic has been taken, and interpreted by others.
Whilst some of the variations on the original can almost be viewed as improvements, making you wonder why the creators of the 'real deal' hadn't thought of it in the first place, there are other features that just seem a bit facile and a bit weak. All in all, though, it's hard to argue with a freebie that's this good-looking.
SuperTuxKart Publisher's Description
SuperTuxKart is a kart racing game. Basically, you run a certain number of laps and try to be faster than your opponents. Power ups, like accelerator, rockets, can help you to achieve this goal. By collecting coins you build up your power, which enables you to get more power ups whenever you collect one. The arrow- shaped red and black 'zippers' onRead more
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