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10:00 AM on 04.17.2014

Rumor: Wii U Mario Kart 8 bundle on the way

Either this box art (found at gameblog.fr) is fake, or we're about to see a Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle soon. Or at least Europe, as this features European ratings logos. We have no idea where they got the art from, but if it's...

Dale North

2:01 AM on 04.03.2014

Mario Kart 8 is stunning and fierce in HD

As an institution within the videogame racing genre, Mario Kart has always been an example of what arcade style racing is all about. Focusing on simple, pick up and play gameplay, while still offering high level skill based ...

Alessandro Fillari

10:30 AM on 03.06.2014

Mario Kart SNES coming to the UK VC, with a special deal

The UK is getting Super Mario Kart by way of the Wii U Virtual Console on March 27th, and there's a deal in tow. If you buy the game before June 30th, you'll get a £5.49 discount on the upcoming Mario Kart 8, which is s...

Chris Carter

8:00 AM on 03.06.2014

Nintendo announces Mario Kart 8 Collector's Edition

Nintendo of Europe has announced yet another Mario Kart 8 promotion, in the form of a Wii U Collector's Edition that's set to drop on May 30th. It's a pretty straight-forward bundle, as it comes with the game itself in physi...

Chris Carter

2:00 PM on 02.25.2014

They're finally selling real-life Mario Karts

To be a kid again. Or, a 70-pound adult. That's what it'll take to enjoy the Super Mario Kart Ride-On Vehicle, available in March at Toys"R"Us for $199.99. The kart has working pedals, can go in reverse, and there are tires for on-and off-road use. Most important of all, this thing plays sounds from Mario Kart. Hot damn! I want to see videos of some kids' years being made. [Via Tiny Cartridge]

Jordan Devore

11:00 PM on 02.24.2014

The Olympics would be better with Mario Kart power-ups

I'd be more inclined to watch the Olympics were it to actually have Mario Kart-like power-ups. Really any sport would be better with weapons.

Hamza CTZ Aziz

6:00 PM on 02.23.2014

How Mario Kart 8's retro tracks stack up to the originals

With four retro tracks from the annals of Mario Kart history returning in Mario Kart 8, GameXplain has gone through the trouble of piecing together a head-to-head comparison video that pits the originals against their HD upg...

Wesley Ruscher

4:47 PM on 02.13.2014

Koopalings playable for the first time in Mario Kart 8

The Koopalings will join the otherwise familiar roster of racers in Mario Kart 8, Nintendo revealed today as a part of its livestream presentation. You'll get your first chance to go behind the wheel with Bowser's seven minions when the title releases for Wii U on May 30.

Kyle MacGregor

8:49 PM on 01.29.2014

Mario Kart 8 coming in May 2014

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata just dropped a load of information to reassure shareholders that he had a plan to save the company from ruin. A lot of his ideas are really interesting. One of them was not. Mario Kart 8 is bei...

Jonathan Holmes

2:00 PM on 01.25.2014

Why don't more games do this? Mario Kart's linked world

It's no secret that Nintendo puts a lot of love into their games, but I had no idea they had gone this far with my favorite mascot racer, Mario Kart: Double Dash. Thanks to another informative video from the folks over at Ga...

Wesley Ruscher

4:00 PM on 12.29.2013

Get a better feel for Mario Kart 8's tracks in this video

Did the latest Mario Kart 8 trailer earlier this month get you excited for the game's inevitable 2014 release, but leave you curious on how each displayed track is raced? Well if the answer to that is yes, then the above vid...

Wesley Ruscher

4:00 PM on 12.18.2013

This Mario Kart 8 trailer marks Rosalina's debut

With everything going on in this Mario Kart 8 trailer, I'm once again left confused as to why no one came up with a more memorable title for the game. Regardless, it's looking great as ever, and should be yet another convinc...

Jordan Devore

9:00 PM on 12.13.2013

Warm up with remix album Mario Kart: Bonus Beach

Are you suffering from one of the winter storms that recently hit, burying your home in feet of snow? If so, this won't technically help you, but it may remind you of some of the classic beach tunes from past games in the Mar...

Darren Nakamura

9:00 PM on 11.20.2013

Namco bringing Mario Kart Arcade GP DX to the West

Regrettably, I've not yet had the privilege of playing Namco Bandai's Mario Kart arcade games. This has been especially painful for Mario Kart Arcade GP DX, which looks so damned good. Unlike its predecessors, this machine wo...

Jordan Devore

4:00 AM on 10.15.2013

I wish this Mario Kart movie was real

What happens when you apply the over-the-top seriousness from that Need for Speed movie trailer to Mario Kart? Magic. Thanks, GamesRadar.

Hamza CTZ Aziz

8:00 PM on 10.09.2013

Final Fantasy XIII cost $65M; Mario Kart Wii made bank

Graphs.net has a nifty graphic illustrating which games cost the most to make and which are the highest grossing. Some of numbers might surprise you. For instance, Final Fantasy VII is still one of the most expensive games ev...

Steven Hansen