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LittleBigPlanet Karting is a hectic, arcade kart racer developed by United Front Games. United Front also developed the arcade racer ModNation Racers, which sported a similar customization element. This time, the karting is placed into the world of LittleBigPlanet. The charms of the series is now pulled into a kart racer, which expansive customization options for racers, karts, and tracks. Those who love to create will enjoy LittleBigKarting, but how does it stack up gameplay wise to the king of arcade kart racers, Mario Kart?

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LittleBigPlanet Karting
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Mario Kart Wii
Controls
Mario Kart Wii is packaged with the add-on Wii Wheel, a steering wheel shaped peripheral that allows for an easier grasp of turns. The game can be played with multiple control styles, including Wii Remote and Nunchuk add-on, Gamecube controllers, or Classic controllers. LBPK1 LittleBigPlanet Karting allows for a few different control styles as well, including Dual Shock Controller and the Playstation Move. Either of these control styles can be used, with the Playstation Move also including a Racing Wheel that can be utilized.
Which game has the better control options?
 
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The poll was created at 22:53 on November 14, 2012, and so far 9 people voted.


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Mario Kart Wii
Characters Players control Sack-Boys or Sack-Girls within races, and these characters can be customized in a variety of ways, including color, clothing, facial expressions are more. The story mode introduces a new villain to the series, the Horde, who are focused to steal all of the thoughts, ideas, hopes, and dreams that make up the Imaginarium. LBPK2 There are a total of 24 Mario franchise characters that can be played in Mario Kart Wii. The game begins with 12 drivers available, including Mario, Luigi, Peach, Yoshi, and others. The game allows for the additional 12 characters to be unlocked by completing specific circuits or time trails. Some of the unlockable characters include Birdo, King Boo, Dry Bones, Dry Bowser, and others.
Which game do you feel has the best tracks?
 
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The poll was created at 22:53 on November 14, 2012, and so far 8 people voted.


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Mario Kart Wii
Tracks LittleBigPlanet Karting includes 71 starter courses, all of which are scene in story mode. These 71 levels are broken down into several eight person races of the battle and versus variety. Timed races and other side quests also make an appearance. LittleBigPlanet Karting has an immense focus on custom creation, and allows for players to build and craft their own unique courses. LBPK3 Mario Kart Wili includes 16 brand new courses, spread across four separate cups. These courses are themed around specific characters or area within the Mushroom Kingdom. Also included are 12 Retro courses. These courses have been borrowed from previous games in the Mario Kart series, from SNES, N64, GBA, and GCN. These older courses have been updated with new details and new features.
Which game has the more enjoyable characters?
 
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The poll was created at 22:53 on November 14, 2012, and so far 10 people voted.


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Mario Kart Wii
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LittleBigPlanet Karting allows for the use of items, including pojectiles such as heat-seeking missles, EMPS that can stop karts in their tracks, and grenades. Special power ups can be used to slow down cmpetitors or give your character a temporary speed boost. Players can fire weapons forwards and backwards. Players can defend against homing seeker missiles by firing missiles behind them. Players can also utilize the series regular grappling hook to cross large expanses and environmental hazards.

LBPK4 Mario Kart includes a variety of offensive, defensive, and support weapons that can help racers move through the ranks. Offensive items include weapons like Green and Red shells, which can be used to attack other racers. Support items like Bullet Bills and Mushrooms for boosting, or defensive items like bananas that can help players defend from other attacks. Items are gathered by picking up item boxes, and item preference various depending on the place of the racer.
Which games has the more amusing items?
 
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The poll was created at 22:53 on November 14, 2012, and so far 8 people voted.
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Mario Kart Wii
Multiplayer Players can race with up to four people locally or eight people online. While the game starts with those 71 tracks in the story mode, players can create, save, and race across a limitless number of created courses. Players can share their created courses with their friends, and do to the expansive limits of the creator, you're sure to come across multiplayer modes that have nothing to do with racing! LBPK5 Mario Kart Wii allows players to race against others through the Nintendo Wi-FI Connection. The Wi-Fi Connection supports online racing and battles modes, with up to twelve players competing simultaneously. Up to two local players can connect online, against Worldwide, Regional, or Friends. Players can add friends to their friend roster by exchanging their friend code
Which game has the better online system?
 
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The poll was created at 22:48 on November 14, 2012, and so far 8 people voted.

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