Maybe The N64 Rainbow Road Isn't As Great As We All Remember

Rainbow Road on the N64 is the stuff of legends, so Nintendo set a high bar for itself when it remade the track for the Wii U. Many fans were dismayed by how much shorter it is compared to the original. But a new video from the brothers who hacked Mario Kart 8 makes a convincing case that the truncated version is a… » 8/26/14 12:30pm Tuesday 12:30pm

And That’s Why You Don’t Taunt People In Mario Kart 8

Taunting in Mario Kart 8 is a fine art. Maybe because they can't trash talk each other online, seasoned players have resorted to waiting at the finish line to trip up incoming racers as the ultimate form of kart-based swagger. But this is hard to pull off. If you don't, you end up looking very silly. » 8/13/14 4:30pm 8/13/14 4:30pm

Timeless Life Advice, Brought To You By Mario Kart

Video games rot the brain? Pffft, hardly. I'd like to think some of my most valuable life lessons have come from games, lessons like "be cool to people" and "that jerk took the piece of loot I wanted, nevermind." How about Mario Kart 8, though? What can we learn from that? Let's find out with the help of this handy… » 7/24/14 4:30pm 7/24/14 4:30pm