"Whoa-hoh! Did-a you-a think-a you-a could-a escape-a from-a me-a?"

Mario Kart 64 was a landmark title for Donkey Kong Universe fans for a few reasons. One, it was the first "Cameo Game", with the Donkey Kong from Donkey Kong Country appearing in a Mario sports game for the very first time. Two, it marked the jump from the Super Nintendo to the Nintendo 64. Three, it was the first time a company other than Rare started to influence the canon of our favorite fictional reality.

As dimensional barriers break down, Donkey Kong travels to the Mushroom Kingdom to meet Cranky's old nemesis Mario. Joining alongside Mario's other enemies Bowser and Wario, DK becomes a competitor in Mario Kart, a frantic go-kart race that will put all of his jungle instincts (and notions of a logical universe) to the test. You've taken your first step into a larger world, DK. Don't worry though. This one is pretty good.

Mario Kart 64
System Nintendo 64
Publisher Nintendo
Developer Nintendo EAD
Players 1-4 Simultaneous
Game Size 96 Megabits
Rating K-A
Release Date February 10, 1997

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