if not for this game i wouldnt have gotten back into mario
really good for a handheld an very recreative of the gamecube mariokart, its a true testament to the recreations of mario games on the ds no matter how old the original is and how low quality the graphics used to be.
I dont really like or dislike the music so i'll give an 8.5
really good replay value and the multiplayer helps your decision in whether to keep or trade this game in, definately a keep in my book. If you dont have this game and you have a ds make sure you pick this up and start enjoying races with your friends, and tournaments against computers