Crash Nitro Kart
Game Boy Advance
|Platform||Game Boy Advance|
|Patching Information||No Special Requirements|
|Published By||Universal Interactive|
|Game Date||11 November 2003|
|Release Date||15 March 2023|
|Last Modified||17 March 2023|
Crash Nitro Kart is a racing game for the Game Boy Advance.
This hack translates the Japanese release of Crash Nitro Kart for the Game Boy Advance back into English, using the game’s original English script as reference. This was achieved by using the original English alphabet that’s still present in the Japanese release.
While a native English release of Nitro Kart was released in multiple territories (USA and the UK), the Japanese version has extended music loops for nearly all race tracks that aren’t present in any other version of the game. This makes for a significantly more enjoyable gameplay experience and less repetitive music loops overall.
Nearly every text string in the game has been translated back into English, save for some text related to communication errors in the game’s multiplayer mode. This means the game’s entire single player campaign and all side content related to it can be enjoyed without any language-related complications!
Version 3.5 adds an alternative patch that restores the US/EU Title Theme (NITRO_KART_BCNJ00_(US_Theme).bps). In addition, the patches have been updated to be in .bps format. There’s no reason to re-download this if you’re comfortable with the Japanese theme being used in the Main Menu and Title Screen.
Special thanks to RayCarrot for assisting in re-importing the English TNT Crate item, the English Nitro Crate item, the English Nitro Kart title, and the animated Vicarious Visions logo from the US/EU versions of the game!
ROM / ISO Information:
- Database match: Crash Bandicoot Bakusou! Nitro Cart (Japan)
- Database: No-Intro: Game Boy Advance (v. 20210227-023848)
- File/ROM SHA-1: 9F80049A5C79894931651F47C634FEE9F8CB62AD
- File/ROM CRC32: 70F8291F
User Review Information
|Amazing hack||JorgeHawkins||21 Nov 2022||30||Yes|