Mario Kart Archive

  • Free Mercedes-Benz DLC and Updated Features Coming Soon to Mario Kart 8

    Free Mercedes-Benz DLC and Updated Features Coming Soon to Mario Kart 8

    Here’s a marketing partnership I bet you didn’t see coming. Nintendo has announced that it is riding shotgun with Mercedes-Benz to bring more horsepower to Mario Kart 8 in the form of three new karts modeled after a Mercedes-Benz GLA, a 1950s 300 SL Roadster […]

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  • Mario Kart 8 Introduces Piranha Plants, Boomerang Flowers, Spin Boosting and Oh So Much More

    Mario Kart 8 Introduces Piranha Plants, Boomerang Flowers, Spin Boosting and Oh So Much More

    As Mario Kart 8 races toward a May 30th retail finish line, Nintendo revs up the pre-launch hype with new details, footage, and pics from its first ever HD anti-gravity mascot kart racer for the Wii U. Wanna know about new mechanics like the Spin […]

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  • Mario Kart 8 Turns Mascot Racing Upside Down

    Mario Kart 8 Turns Mascot Racing Upside Down

    Go-kart racers, start your engines! The eighth numbered Mario Kart is currently in the Wii U dev shop getting geared and tuned up by Nintendo’s top mechanics for the series’ first HD home console release. Upgrades from recent games will be reinstalled, such as underwater […]

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  • Wii U’s 3D Mario and Next Mario Kart Will be Ready to Play at E3

    Wii U’s 3D Mario and Next Mario Kart Will be Ready to Play at E3

    Nintendo has more Mario games coming up soon for Wii U. Surprise! OK, so it comes as no great shock that Nintendo is well underway developing a new 3D Mario title (from the team behind Super Mario Galaxy and Super Mario 3D Land) as well […]

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  • Nintendo 3DS XL Mario Kart Bundle Revs Up for the Holidays

    Nintendo 3DS XL Mario Kart Bundle Revs Up for the Holidays

    Bundles, bundles, and yes, more bundles. This holiday season, like others before it, is full of them, because nothing says Merry Christmas like a game and video game machine all snuggled up together inside the same package. Nintendo’s already offered one 3DS bundle for Black […]

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  • Review: Mario Kart 7

    Review: Mario Kart 7

    The big red “7” in the title of the latest Mario Kart offering—as opposed to, say, a more obvious choice like “Mario Kart 3DS”—gives the impression there’s something unusual under the hood of Nintendo’s long-driving series as it crashes headlong onto Big N’s not-so-new handheld. […]

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  • Five Key Nintendo 3DS Franchise Titles in Trailer Form

    Five Key Nintendo 3DS Franchise Titles in Trailer Form

    The 3DS is off to somewhat of a sluggish start, but that’ll undoubtedly change once Nintendo’s major mascot franchises start to roll out. These five games in particular will be key for the new portable in the near future, beginning with Ocarina of Time 3D […]

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  • Review: Mario Kart Wii

    Review: Mario Kart Wii

    I want to start this review by mentioning that I am probably the biggest fan of the Mario Kart series that you’ll ever meet. I’ve been playing these games for well over 15 years and have participated in a number of tournaments across the country. […]

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  • Firebox.com Taking Pre-orders for Mario Kart Go! Slot Racer

    Firebox.com Taking Pre-orders for Mario Kart Go! Slot Racer

    If you’re still in search of a unique (and really fucking cool!) gift item for the gamer on your holiday shopping list this season, head over to Firebox.com and pre-order the Mario Kart Go! slot racing system. Mario Kart Go! is fully licensed by Nintendo […]

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  • <i>Mario Kart Arcade GP 2</i> Announced…I guess

    Mario Kart Arcade GP 2 Announced…I guess

    Looking at this jumbled mess of Japanese text, it looks like the hard-to-find Mario Kart Arcade GP will be getting a sequel sometime in the near future. Unless you know Japanese (which I don’t), we can only assume that Waluigi will be a new character […]

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