Ever wondered what it might be like to race Mario Kart in real-life? While we don’t think it’s a good idea to actually drive a car around and fling stuff at people, Nintendo might have the solution in the next best thing – Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit.
One of the appealing aspects of Nintendo’s Mario Kart series is the ability to play against your friends and other people around the world. Unfortunately, multiplayer was one the features that was missing when Nintendo launched Mario Kart Tour, which for those unfamiliar is the mobile version of the game.
The thing about racing games is that sometimes using the default controllers aren’t quite as fun or intuitive. After all, in real life we drive using steering wheels and not gamepads. If you do prefer gaming using a steering wheel, you’ll be pleased to learn that Hori has hinted that its Mario Kart racing wheel for the Switch will be arriving stateside this November.
We’re sure that many of us have grown up playing with Hot Wheels, which for those unfamiliar are a series of die-cast toy cars, some of which have been designed to resemble actual car models. For those who are still collecting, you might be interested in the company’s latest offering.
Mario Kart Tour will be the next title that Nintendo will be releasing on mobile. The game is currently pegged for a release this summer and the beta of the game has already kicked off over in Japan. Thanks to users who are participating in the games beta, they have shared images and details of the game, giving us an idea of what to expect.
Last year Nintendo announced that they would be bringing the Mario Kart franchise to mobile in the form of Mario Kart Tour. It is unclear as to how the game will be played, but the popularity of the Mario Kart franchise has many interested. The game was initially pegged for a launch before the end of March 2019, but that is now no longer the case.
Nintendo has a stable of classic franchises that are almost always guaranteed to do well whenever they launch. This is why it doesn’t really come as a surprise to learn that half of Nintendo Switch owners own a copy of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey, and/or Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.
For those who have visited Tokyo or Osaka, you might be familiar with or have at least seen people dressed in costumes from the Mario franchise driving around the streets in go karts. You could almost be fooled into thinking that this was some kind of official Mario Kart service provided by Nintendo, but it isn’t.
The Mario Kart Arcade GP VR has had a successful launch in Japan and the United Kingdom. It has now been confirmed that Mario Kart VR is headed to the United States. This has been made possible by Bandai Namco and HTC. The former has officially licensed the game for virtual reality and it confirms that the experience will be made available in the United States next month, albeit not […]
For years if you go to Tokyo, Japan, you will have the opportunity to dress up like popular Mario-themed characters and drive racing karts throughout the city. On first glance it looks like Mario Kart, but upon closer inspection it’s actually known as MariCar. It’s actually been amazing how long the company has been getting away with it, but unfortunately it has come to an end.
If you search for things to do in Tokyo, Japan, you may find many lists that mention suiting up as Mario, Peach or Luigi and driving go-karts on the busy streets of the city as one of the things worth experiencing. Nintendo doesn’t seem to happy about the use of its intellectual property by rent-a-kart services and has been trying to put an end to these tours.
It’s easy to see why The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is one of the best games around. It builds on the Zelda franchise and also introduces an open world concept to the game, something that it seemed to lack previously. It also introduced new graphics and new gameplay features, such as the ability to ride a bike.
Despite being so old, there is still a huge demand for Mattel’s Hot Wheels lineup of toy cars. As if to make it even more appealing, it seems that Nintendo and Mattel have recently both teamed up to unveil a new series of Hot Wheels cars that will be based on none other than the Mario Kart franchise.
The Nintendo Labo kits were officially unveiled earlier this year and it seemed a bit like a niche product. However if you were thinking whether or not the Labo will be worth your investment, you might be interested to learn that Nintendo has recently updated Mario Kart 8 Deluxe to make it compatible with the Labo.