Mario Kart Archive

  • Nintendo Announces Legend of Zelda and Animal Crossing Crossover DLC for Mario Kart 8

    Nintendo Announces Legend of Zelda and Animal Crossing Crossover DLC for Mario Kart 8

    For anyone who thinks the promotional Mercedes-Benz downloadable content, free though it may be, is lame, rest assured that Nintendo has far grander plans in store for proper, premium Mario Kart 8 DLC. Announced today, Mario Kart 8 will receive two major DLC packs between […]

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Kart Racers, Start Your Engines: Worldwide Mario Kart Wii Tournaments Begin Today

    Kart Racers, Start Your Engines: Worldwide Mario Kart Wii Tournaments Begin Today

    Starting today, Mario Kart fans across the globe can test their skills against others online in the opening event in Nintendo’s Mario Kart Wii tournament series. From here on out, Nintendo has announced that it’ll hold regular tournaments through Mario Kart Channel, and by regular […]

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  • Nintendo World Store Hosting Mario Kart Wii Saturday Launch Party

    Nintendo World Store Hosting Mario Kart Wii Saturday Launch Party

    Yo NYC gamers! Once you’re done bumming free cab rides from Mario on Thursday, stop by the Nintendo World Store on Saturday between 2-6 PM to join in on the official Mario Kart Wii launch party. Not only will you be able to get your […]

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