Mario Kart 8

Nintendo Launching Splatoon & Mario Kart 8 Bundle In Europe

Nintendo Europe has unveiled a brand new retail bundle for their latest console which includes a black 32GB Wii U, a digital copy of Splatoon and a pre-installed copy of last year’s surprise hit Mario Kart 8. According to their official press release the Marrio Kart + Splatoon Premium Bundle will see a limited release across Europe starting October 30th and is subject to availability. This makes it sound like this bundle might be a limited time...

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Link and Animal Crossing Latest Expansions Coming to Mario Kart

The DLC additions to Mario Kart 8 keep coming! Two new downloadable content packs coming to Mario Kart 8, which launch this fall and in spring of 2015, and are available for advance purchase starting August 27th at $7.99 each (or $11.99 for both). Included in the packs are crossover characters like Link from The Legend of Zelda franchise and both Isabelle and the Villager from the Animal Crossing series. In addition to these two new downloadable...

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Mario Kart 8 Revving up Towards 1 Million Sold

Mario Kart 8 is on its way towards being a one million seller. In data released today by Nintendo, the latest Mario racer has sold 470,000 physical and digital units in the month of June in the United States. Add that to May sales and the current number at the end of last month sit at 885,000 in the U.S. alone. Nintendo also reports that total sales for the Nintendo Wii U console have increased by 48%...

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Mario Kart 8 Sells More than a Million Copies

Mario Kart 8 has sold over a million copies in its opening weekend. The latest entry into the series, and first on the Wii U, launched around the world this weekend. The game has also been seeing very positive reviews and had total sales if $1.2 million since launching. Those sales are inclusive of Japan, Europe and North America. “The early response to Mario Kart 8 demonstrates that the best days for Wii U are still ahead,”...

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May 29th Nintendo Download

Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo) – Rated: E – $59.99 Feel the rush as your kart rockets across the ceiling. Race upside-down and along walls on anti-gravity tracks in the most action-fueled Mario Kart game yet. Take on racers across the globe and share videos of your greatest moments via Mario Kart TV. Driving up a waterfall or across the ceiling can provide an intense adrenaline rush, but that’s not all anti-gravity is good for. It also provides...

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Nintendo of Canada Revs Up Fans for Mario Kart 8

Nintendo of Canada has announced that they will celebrate the launch of Mario Kart 8 by giving fans a chance to play the game this Saturday, before the game is released next week. The special previews will take place at select Best Buy stores across Canada. The celebration will continue with special karting events in Toronto and Montreal on Saturday, May 31. “Mario Kart 8 will drive players wild with fun, challenging tracks, new playable characters and...

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Mario Kart 8 One Month Away

One month from today, Mario Kart 8 will be released for the Nintendo Wii U, and in preparation for that release Nintendo presented a brand new Nintendo Direct video that announced some additional news, including a Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle, a free downloadable game offer for Wii U owners who buy Mario Kart 8, details about online features, new characters and new items. “Everyone loves Mario Kart,” said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s executive vice...

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Rosalina Joins Super Smash Bros. and Mario Kart 8

Rosalina, who was introduced in the wildly enjoyable Super Mario Galaxy games for Wii, will be a playable character, accompanied by her starry friend, Luma when Super Smash Bros. launches on the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS in 2014. Not only that but she will also be playable in Mario Kart 8. I am personally thrilled at the addition and am glad that Nintendo keeps revealling new playable characters for Super Smash Bros. There can never be...

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Mario Kart 8 Slides On To Wii U In Spring 2014

Equip your best turtle shell and get ready to practice your power slide because Mario Kart 8 for the Nintendo Wii U has been announced. The latest entry in the long running franchise is set for release during the Spring of 2014! Mario Kart 8 on the surface looks like an amalgamation of Mario Kart Wii and Mario Kart 7. Motorcycles and hang gliders return from each respective game but that isn’t the only trick NIntendo has...

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