Video game


Nickelodeon Kart Racers is a Nickelodeon crossover video game that was released on October 23, 2018 for the Nintendo SwitchXbox One, and PlayStation 4.

Gameplay

The game features a selection of 12 playable characters from four different Nicktoons; SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Hey Arnold!, and Rugrats. 24 race tracks from different locations from the shows are included in the game.

It also has a co-op mode, where the player can "pull off devastating fused attacks, and local free-for-all multiplayer." The karts can be customized in the shop and power-ups can be picked up from the tracks.

Characters

Tracks

  • Hillwood Rally
  • City That Never Sleeps
  • School Hijinks
  • Hillwood City Of Lights
  • Toy Store Flash Sale
  • Birthday Bash
  • Bikini Bottom Boogie Nights
  • Journey Through Dimension X
  • Shopping Spree
  • Glove Universe
  • Bring It Around Down
  • Glovey Glove's Festival Of Lights
  • Sewer Madness
  • Into Dimension X
  • Party Crasher
  • P.S. 118 Homecoming
  • Sewer Surfin'
  • Bikini Bottom Boating
  • Hillwood Slime Rush
  • Slime Is In Session
  • Slime To Party
  • Clean Up In The Toy Aisle
  • Escape From Dimension X
  • Slimy Fist O' Slime

Reception

The game was critically panned and received "generally unfavorable" reviews on all platforms according to review aggregator Metacritic. There was a 41/100 on the Nintendo Switch version[1], 42/100 on the Playstation 4 version[2], and 49/100 on the Xbox One version.[3]

Trivia

  • Its existence was first confirmed by GameStop.com.[4][5][6]
  • This is the first SpongeBob/Nickelodeon video game to be released for the Nintendo Switch. The second being Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated.
  • This is the first SpongeBob/Nickelodeon video game to be published by GameMill Entertainment.
  • This is the first Nickelodeon crossover video game for consoles to feature Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters.
  • There's a sequel to this video game called Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix which was released on October 6, 2020.
  • The PS4 and Xbox One versions have trophies and achievements which be earned by completing certain tasks. For more details, go to these links: https://www.playstationtrophies.org/game/nickelodeon-kart-racers/trophies/
    https://www.xboxachievements.com/game/nickelodeon-kart-racers/achievements/
  • It was thought that twelve Nickelodeon series have been confirmed for the game, but the press release was later corrected by Bamtang to say it was only going to have 12 characters.[7]
    • Bamtang said that they would release downloadable content after the game's release, including adding more characters.[8] However, no new content for the video game was announced and instead a sequel called Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix added way more Nickelodeon characters.

International covers

Videos

References

Video games (VE)

Themed
Battle for Bikini BottomBattle for Bikini Bottom - RehydratedCreature from the Krusty KrabDrawn to Life: SpongeBob SquarePants EditionEmployee of the MonthLegend of the Lost SpatulaLights, Camera, Pants!Nighty NightmareOperation Krabby PattyPlankton's Robotic RevengeRevenge of the Flying DutchmanSpongeBob SquigglePantsSpongeBob vs. The Big One: Beach Party Cook-OffSpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantisSpongeBob's Boating BashSpongeBob SquarePants Diner DashSpongeBob Diner Dash 2SpongeBob's Surf & Skate RoadtripSpongeBob Moves In!SpongeBob's Truth or SquareSuperSpongeSpongeBob HeroPantsThe SpongeBob SquarePants MovieThe Flying DutchmanThe Yellow AvengerUnderpants Slam!

Crossover
Nicktoons: Attack of the ToybotsNicktoons: Battle for Volcano IslandNickelodeon Kart RacersNickelodeon Party BlastNickelodeon Toon Twister 3-DNicktoons BasketballNicktoons Freeze Frame FrenzyNicktoons MLBNicktoons Movin'Nicktoons RacingNicktoons Unite!Nicktoons Winners Cup RacingSpongeBob SquarePants featuring Nicktoons: Globs of Doom

Other
Bikini Bottom 500Nicktoons Nitro

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