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Mario Kart Is The Best-Selling Racing Franchise Of All Time

05/22/2017, When it comes to racing games, there are many that gamers can choose from. You can go for more street style racing with the Need For Speed franchise, or alternatively you can choose to race super cars with the Forza franchise. However if you want...

‘Battle Mode’ Could Be Returning In Mario Kart 8 For Switch

01/02/2017, It probably goes without saying that Mario Kart will be arriving for the Switch. After all it is one of Nintendo’s more iconic games, plus we saw the game being played in the trailer video. However it seems that the Switch version of Mario Kart 8 is...

Mario Kart 64 Lands On North American Wii U Virtual Console

12/29/2016, Would you like to take a trip down memory lane? You can if you own a Nintendo Wii U. The company has released Mario Kart 64 on the North American Wii U eShop through the Nintendo 64 Virtual Console. The classic game is now available for download from the...

Mario Kart For Switch Rumored To Feature New Tracks & Characters

11/16/2016, It is without a doubt that Mario Kart will be one of the titles available for the Nintendo Switch. It was shown off in the console’s debut trailer, and even if Nintendo claims the trailer doesn’t represent actual footage, it would be pretty silly for...

Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart Won’t Be Refreshed Annually

08/12/2015, Companies like Ubisoft, Activision, and EA refresh some of their titles on an annual basis, meaning that every year we can look forward to a new Assassin’s Creed, new Call of Duty, and new Battlefield. However when it comes to Nintendo’s franchises,...

Mad Max Meets Mario Kart In Hilarious Mashup

05/22/2015, If you love cars, racing, and just random acts of destruction, then Mad Max: Fury Road is a movie you’ll want to check out. Let’s not forget the movie also features a pretty impressive cast of actors and actresses, such as Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron,...

Mario Kart 8 For Wii U’s Secret Tune Discovered

01/13/2015, It has been close to a quartet of a century that Nintendo sound designer and composer Kazumi Totaka has sneakily included a song into the Japanese firm’s video games on the quiet. This song comprises of a simple 19-note melody, where it is more commonly...

Nintendo Will Not Roll Out Another Mario Kart On Existing Consoles

11/06/2014, Mario Kart is one of those first party titles that Nintendo has introduced over the years with each iteration of their own consoles – handheld or in the living room, and to great success, too. It looks like the franchise is still a long way off from...

Mario Kart VR For The Oculus Rift Puts Gamers In The Driver’s Seat

09/30/2014, One of the interesting things that developers have managed to do with the Oculus Rift is make normal games playable in virtual reality mode. It definitely adds a different dimension and creates a more immersive experience. Well if you’ve always wondered...

Mario Kart 8 DLC Is A Heavyweight With 16 New Courses

08/26/2014, Mario Kart 8 is a game that is worth checking out, and is considered to be a killer title for the Nintendo Wii U. This is one example on how a piece of software is able to push hardware sales, and just in case you think that you have already mastered...

Mario Kart 8 Review

06/24/2014, What do you get when you cross a turtle shell with a banana? If you happen to know, then odds are you have some seriously awkward life experiences, or you haven’t given Nintendo’s iconic racing series a chance yet. If not, then the eighth go around of...

Mario Kart 8 Sold More Than 1.2 Million Units

06/02/2014, Nintendo looks like they were right on the money when they mentioned that Mario Kart 8 would catalyze the sales of the flagging Nintendo Wii U, especially when you take into consideration that Mario Kart 8 managed to sell over 1.2 million units throughout...

Play Mario Kart 8 At GameStop This Weekend

05/12/2014, Are you up to anything this coming weekend? If you happen to have plenty of time to burn, then perhaps you might be interested in dropping by one of the 2,700 plus GameStop stores over in the U.S. later this weekend (that would be May 17 and May 18 just...

Mario Kart 8 Premium Pack Announced In Europe

04/25/2014, The Mario Kart 8 Premium Pack is touted to be the best Wii U bundle yet, where it is tipped to roll out later this May as it is accompanied by the game, delivering some mad karting action along the way. The Premium Pack will feature a Deluxe Edition of...