Mario Kart DS is a Nintendo DS game developed and published by Nintendo. It is the fifth title created for the Mario Kart series and the second game for a handheld console, featuring for the first time an online multiplayer mode employing the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service, as well as including a mission mode. It also features a map that displays the objects and characters present throughout the courses, making use of the DS' bottom screen.

''Mario Kart DS
Developer(s) Nintendo EAD
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Platform(s) Nintendo DS
Release date [2] November 14, 2005

[3] November 17, 2005 [4] November 25, 2005 [5] December 8, 2005 [6] April 5, 2007

Genre Racing
ESRB: [7] - Everyone
PEGI: [8] - Three years and older
CERO: [9] - All ages
ACB: [10] - General
Mode(s) Single player

Multiplayer: 2-8 players LAN, 2-4 Wi-Fi Connection

Media Nintendo DS Game Card
Input Nintendo DS:''[11]Control pad