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Mario Kart 8 Sales Crosses The 5 Million Mark

05/07/2015, For a while it seemed like the Nintendo Wii U console was doomed for failure. Developers refused to develop for it, ultimately resulting in some AAA titles that other console gamers got to enjoy except for Wii U owners. However with the release of titles...

Mario Kart 8 DLC Released With 200cc Mode In Tow

04/23/2015, Earlier this month we reported that Nintendo would be releasing a free DLC for its Mario Kart 8 title that would add a 200cc mode to the game. This is basically a much faster mode compared to the previous 150cc which has been more or less a staple in the...

Mario Kart 8 200cc Compared To 150cc Mode

04/09/2015, Last week we reported that Nintendo had announced that in an upcoming DLC for Mario Kart 8, they would be introducing an even faster mode to the game in the form of a 200cc mode. This represents a 50cc increase over the fastest mode available at the...

Mario Kart 8 To Get 200cc Racing Mode In Upcoming DLC

04/02/2015, For seasoned Mario Kart gamers, the 150cc mode is probably the only mode worth playing in as it is the test of one’s skill and mastery of the course and their vehicle of choice. However it looks like all of that could soon be made obsolete. Announced...

Link Playable In Mario Kart 8 Now

11/13/2014, It seems that with the first batch of add-on content for Mario Kart 8 being made available, there is a trio of is new characters added to the mix, not to mention a quartet of new vehicles as well as another eight more tracks for you to master. Needless to...

Next Mario Kart 8 DLC Arriving 13th November

11/06/2014, So we know that a Mario Kart 8 DLC is in the works, but when exactly can gamers look forward to it? Well if you’re done racing all the circuits provided in the game, you might be interested to learn that the DLC has been confirmed for a release on the...

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...