The Mario Kart World Cup kicks off today, featuring teams from 10 nations competing in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch, as well as Mario Kart Wii, a 2008 classic that remains a touchstone for the Mario Kart competitive scene. Both games feature twelve-player races, so each nation will put forward its six…
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.
The two brothers who hacked Mario Kart 8 are at it again, this time setting their sights on the original Wii console. The goal is to add online multiplayer to a number of Wii games. You can never get enough of that when it comes to Nintendo games!
"I don't want to go to bed at night thinking I've ruined thousands of people's fun," one of the two men who's cracked open the code for the Wii U's biggest game told me this week. I was confused.
Above is the real deal. That's faux Sony exec and PlayStation spokesman Kevin Butler. Actor Jerry Lambert portrays the character in the long running series of PlayStation commercials. Rather portrayed as Sony is suing him over a commercial that featured the Wii.
Sony is suing Jerry Lambert, the actor who plays Kevin Butler for "creating confusion" and "causing damage" to its company. Kevin Butler is a fictional PlayStation exec who appears in a series of popular commercials. Last month, however, Lambert appeared in a Bridgestone tire commercial that featured the Nintendo Wii.
Nearly two years ago Bigben Interactive teased us with the Cyberbike, a full-sized stationary bicycle that acts as a game controller for your Nintendo Wii. Now that the Wii has dropped in price to $150 and a new console is on the way, the Cyberbike finally hits North America for $199.99.
Yesterday, Kotaku reported that Nintendo would launch a newly branded budget line of Wii software in May, re-releases of games like Super Smash Bros. Brawl and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess at just $19.99 USD. Today, we have box art of the new "Nintendo Selects" line.
I’d like to think that I made a reasonable request of the man behind Mario Kart.
In Japan, there is an array of hotel options. There are traditional inns, business hotels and places like Hotel Akaikutsu (above) where people go to screw each other's brains out. And when they finish, they can play video games.
Clean up on aisle six! Japanese supermarkets are awash with gaming-related food and snacks.
Every time I think I would really enjoy spending some quality time in Japan, I see something like this, and then I just don't know.
Are you the best Wii gamer in the country? Nintendo gives you a chance to prove your mettle in the first-ever Wii Games: Summer 2010, and it all starts in the cradle of civilization: New Jersey.
Oh yes, this is another post about piracy and video games. These men, photographed this month, are members of the Swedish Embarked Military Force on board the warship HMS Carlskrona. They hunt Somali pirates on the high seas. They also play Mario Kart Wii. Good prep for nabbing pirates? (AP Photo/Tim Freccia)
The puck just dropped in Chicago, with the Blackhawks seeking to ice a 4-0 sweep in the NHL's Western Conference finals. Chicago sports a formidable 7-1 playoff road record, partly because they keep it loose with Mario Kart Wii.
The more people play Mario Kart online with their friends, the less often they cheat — at least under their own name. That's the finding of an expert on the psychology of games and the group tracking online Mario Kart.
Since the launch of both the DS and Wii, five games published by Nintendo have sold more than twenty million copies. Can you guess which ones?
Mario's moved to SoCal and upgraded his wheels. BMW with vanity plate spied on the 405 in L.A., as seen on The Tanooki.
In late March, images surfaced of former Mario Kart Wii pitch girl and bikini model Aki Hoshino. She looked dangerously thin. And now, she's back with a book about having the "ideal body".
After a week in which potholes played havoc with the Daytona 500 field, now it looks like Joey Logano and the No. 20 GameStop Toyota team are gonna rain shells and bananas on Fontana in the next Nationwide Series race.