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Mario Kart 8 DLC Will Add Three Mercedes-Benz Cars To The Game

08/06/2014, One of the fun aspects of games like Mario Kart is the fact that all the karts have been designed to look whimsical, thus taking out the serious nature of other racing games where the cars are all sleek and shiny. However as you must have heard, it was...

Mario Kart 8 Hacked

07/07/2014, For those of you who have had plenty of fun with the hugely successful Mario Kart 8 ever since it was launched, you might want to take note that not all is well with the title. Apparently, Mario Kart 8 has already been hacked, at least from what the...

2 Million Mario Kart 8 Copies Sold Worldwide

06/27/2014, It turns out that a lot of gamers were waiting for Mario Kart 8 because according to the recent figures shared by Nintendo through the company’s 74th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, it turns out that the game has managed to sell 2 million copies...

Wii U Sales In Japan Go Back To “Normal” Post-Mario Kart 8

06/26/2014, Prior to the release of Mario Kart 8, Nintendo’s Wii U console wasn’t exactly selling like hotcakes. However after the release of the game, reports revealed that there was a surge in the sales of the console. Prior to the game’s release, it was...

Mario Kart 8 Mercedes DLC Coming To America And Europe This Summer

06/20/2014, You might recall that back in May, it was revealed that Mario Kart 8 gamers in Japan could look forward to a Mercedes-Benz DLC that would essentially put the serious and sporty-looking car into a game populated by cartoony and sometimes silly-looking...

McDonald’s Unveils Mario Kart 8 Happy Meal Toys

06/16/2014, Mario Kart 8 has been released for the Wii U for a couple of weeks now, and so far from what we have heard based on reviews, it is being well-received. In fact it has also helped to increase the number of Wii U consoles sold over in Japan which is...

Mario Kart 8 Selling Better Than Mario Kart 7 At Launch

06/11/2014, One of the things that many fans and gamers of Nintendo’s Wii U were hoping for is that first-party titles like Mario Kart 8 would help to boost the console’s sales. Well as you might have heard, it did help to boost sales in Japan, and now it looks...

Mario Kart 8 Helps Boost Wii U Sales In Japan

06/04/2014, Mario Kart 8 is one of the more anticipated Nintendo Wii U titles to be released this year, and with the sluggish sales of the console, we guess many are wondering if first-party games like Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros. will be able to help generate...

Mario Kart 8 Japan To Get Free Mercedes Car DLC

05/29/2014, The Mario Kart franchise is usually seen as a pretty fun, light-hearted, and whimsical kind of game. This is compared to other racing games which seems more “serious”. Well in an interesting move by Nintendo Japan, they have announced that Japan...

Mario Kart 8 Will Catalyze Wii U Sales, According To Nintendo

05/19/2014, Mario Kart 8 will be released for the Nintendo Wii U at the end of this month and safe to say it is one of the more highly anticipated Wii U titles this year. However the question remains, will it be enough to generate interest in the Wii U consoles to...

Limited Edition Mario Kart 8 Software Bundle Announced For The US

05/08/2014, Back in March earlier this year, we reported that Nintendo had announced a limited edition bundle of Mario Kart 8. What so special about this bundle? Well the bundle would basically come with the game itself along with a Blue Shell figurine. Unfortunately...

Mario Kart TV Will Be Nintendo’s First Mobile App

05/08/2014, Earlier this year we reported that Nintendo would finally break into the mobile market, although not exactly in the way that we thought. The company announced their plans to create mobile apps, not games, which would be based around the company’s...

Mario Kart 8 Wii U Bundle For The US Revealed

04/30/2014, About a week ago, we reported that Nintendo had confirmed that there would be a Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle. This is great for gamers who have been holding out on purchasing a Wii U specifically for the game, although the bad news is that the announcement...

Nintendo Throwing In Free Game With Mario Kart 8 Purchase

04/30/2014, Mario Kart 8 is slated for a release on the 30th of May, and the good news for gamers is that if you were thinking about getting the game, you would be eligible to get yourself a free game as well. It seems that Nintendo will be offering gamers a free Wii...