Carnival Town is a recurring location in the Sega Superstars series. It is based on the video game Samba de Amigo and the signature stage of Amigo. It is a spanish-mexican town known for its carnivals.

Game appearances

Sega Superstars

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The Samba De Amigo game.

In Sega Superstars, buildings from Carnival Town appear in the background of one of the mini-games. On the left side of Carnival Town in this game, Chumba and Wumba play while Rio dance, and on the right side, Bingo and Bongo dance with Linda. Meanwhile, Amigo shakes to the song on the middle of the screen. Using the EyeToy, the player can shake their hands to the music in the gameplay of the mini-game (like in the actual game) to shake along to the beat.

Sega Superstars Tennis

Main article: Carnival Park
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A doubles tennis match in Carnival Park.

In Sega Superstars Tennis, a tennis court is set on the rooftop plaza of Carnival Town. Cacti people and mariachi players watch the match from the sidelines while Bingo and Bongo are playing the drums. Chumba and Wumba are set at the sides of the net playing music. Party confetti and balloons also appear everywhere during the match.

Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing

In Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing, Samba de Amigo's race courses take place in Carnival Town. Studio Amigo replaces Sunshine Tour on the Nintendo DS version of the game, but both take place in the streets of Carnival Town. Jump Parade lead over the rooftops of the town, and Rocky-Coaster consist of caves and railroads built around the mountains wearing sunglasses. The third course was replaced with the Sun Fair in Nintendo DS.

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

Main article: Samba Studios

Introduction of the race course.

In Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, one of the race tracks takes place around various movie studios in Carnival Town. The player is greeted by Linda, Bingo, Bongo, Rio, Chumba, and Wumba. Throughout the race, the racers speed through various sets, such as a pirate set, a jungle movie (not unlike King Kong), a western set, a city, and a 50's Sci-Fi set. As the player approaches the finish line, they pass through an orange lava-like substance.


SEGA Carnival (Track Select)

Sega Carnival begins in Carnival Town.

  • While Sonic Riders is not part of the Sega Superstars series, the first portion of the unlockable course Sega Carnival is based on Carnival Town, with Samba and his friends dancing on a corner-turn and the buildings moving to the rythm.
  • The manual for the Wii version of Samba de Amigo address the location as Maracas City.
  • The announcer of Sonic & Sega Superstar Racing calls it Carnival Island.

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