Mario Kart 8 is an excellent game. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is even better.
There might be another good reason to pick up Mario Kart 8 Deluxe—no more obnoxious post-boost hopping. According to a video from GameXplain, the contentious “fire-hopping” technique apparently didn’t make the trip from Wii U to Switch.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe launches for the Nintendo Switch next week, fixing one of the biggest missteps made by the original Wii U release. The new Battle Mode is so good.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will release on the Nintendo Switch. The updated version will include all WiiU DLC tracks as well as new characters. It will also add a revamped Battle Mode.
Some store associates at the Best Buy in Valley Stream, New York took it upon themselves to purchase a Wii U for one of their customers after seeing him come in on most days to play Smash Bros. on the display version of the console located in the store’s game section.
This weekend, the Tonight Show posted a video on YouTube in which host Jimmy Fallon challenged some of NASCAR’s best drivers to a game of Mario Kart. Ahead of today’s final Sprint Cup race of the season, Jimmie Johnson, Carl Edwards, Kyle Busch and Joey Logano went head-to-head to see who would face the Fallon in a…
Seth Rogen and Zac Efron race Conan O’Brien in Mario Kart 8, with the loser getting covered in weenies.
I recently listened to someone explain why they felt no guilt about hacking Mario Kart so that they could cheat in it. “Morality holds progress back,” he said.
Mod-master MrVicho13 basically took the entire N64 Yoshi Valley course from Mario Kart 8 and dropped it into Grand Theft Auto V, because he could.
In video game years, Mario Kart 8 is already middle-aged yet remains virile. It maintains a healthy population of online racers over fourteen months past its May 2014 launch. By most accounts, the Wii U version of the seminal kart racer is the series’ high watermark, resplendent in its HD gloss and detail-rich course…
Rosalina: “What are you smiling about?” Mii: “Dude, I almost had you.” Rosalina: “You almost had me? You never had me. You never had your kart.” Awesome GIF via the Mario Kart subreddit.
On today’s episode of Highlight Reel we have lucky banana snipes, Batman beatdowns, helicopter heads and much more!
This is so good.
“It don’t matter if you win by an inch or a mile,” Dominic Toretto famously said at the beginning of The Fast and the Furious, “Winning’s winning.” Well let me ask you this, Dom: have you ever played Mario Kart?
Among the many, many things that Mario Kart 8’s new super-ultra-mega-fast 200CC mode changes are the shortcuts every course has. Now they’re a lot easier to speed through—as long as you don’t run into a wall first.
The finish line is just a few feet away. You can practically reach out and touch it—feel the sturdy grasp of victory in your own two hands. And then you collide with a giant, immovable piece of metal.
The above image gives a marvelous view of Mario Kart 8 racetrack Music Park. It’s also a screenshot the player shouldn’t have been able to capture.
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Ever since Mario Kart 8’s second DLC pack arrived last week, fans and players have been deliberating on just how game-changing the new high-speed 200CC difficulty mode truly is. Apparently, it changes things up enough to render “fire hopping,” the game’s most controversial exploit, effectively inert.
Nobody does self-referential humor quite like Nintendo, that’s for sure. Mario Kart 8’s new DLC is no exception to this rule.