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DestinyMan

1. Posted:

Get ready for a wild, spectacular ride in this new installment in the Mario Kart series, featuring the return of bikes, stunning HD graphics, gravity-defying tracks, and hovercraft-like vehicles! Mario Kart 8 will also feature all the elements from Mario Kart 7 with coins, gliding, and underwater driving.

What do you think?

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Innit

2. Posted:

Solid.

But pretty uninspired. To be honest it's a little like SM3DW... feels like there should be more to say about the game. Hello gamepad?

Other than it being a suped up 3DS game.

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BenAV

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I was pretty disappointed, but I'll reserve my judgement for now.
Not too pleased that the bikes are back... It was alright as a novelty for one game, but I was hoping we wouldn't see them again.
I really like Mario Kart 7, a lot more than Wii, and at this stage I feel like this could be a step backwards rather than forwards.

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SilverLightning

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knew it was being shown and the idea looks amazing however the whole trailer looked boring and we were only shown the figure of 8 course a boring desert some from 7 and a bit of a castle track, none of these tracks made me think omg wow

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Emaan

5. Posted:

It looks so beautiful!
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Anti gravity!

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CapnPancakes

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I can't believe all the people who are complaining about how supposedly uninspired the game looks. Did you not see the anti-gravity parts? What else could you possibly ask for in a new Mario Kart? I mean really, people will find any reason to complain sometimes.

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Bulbousaur

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I'm very happy with Mario Kart 8, it looks beautiful and anti-gravity is a very innovative feature.

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WingedSnagret

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I don't care what any of you complainers say, this looks awesome.

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As one of the harsher critics of the last game, this looks pretty awesome. Also, having features from both the Wii and 3DS game is a good sign to me that this game will actually have decent content instead of taking things out because of time and effort. Mostly wondering what the new multiplayer is like though.

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Being able to drive on the bottom of the roads was the highlight of the Direct for me.

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DestinyMan

11. Posted:

WingedFish wrote:

I don't care what any of you complainers say, this looks awesome.

Agreed; this game looks absolutely gorgeous! People have clamored for a anti-gravity tracks in Mario Kart for a long time, since Super Mario Galaxy.

Imagine what Rainbow Road will look like!

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Innit

12. Posted:

Amid disappointment in general, I've high hopes for this game because it LOOKS excellent.

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Looks great.

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shingi_70

13. Posted:

Made this gif after the direct.

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DestinyMan

14. Posted:

Here's the trailer again for your viewing pleasure.

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shingi_70

15. Posted:

Some info from Gonintendo

  • features hovering karts and bikes
  • also includes gliders and under-water propellers
  • tracks now spiral and twist out of control
  • tracks split into hidden areas, side paths and more
  • collect coins to boost top speed
  • Mushroom Kingdom /Mario Circuit track
  • multi-tiered power sliding, speed and road traction
  • coastal stage appears to take design cues from Mario Sunshine’s Delfina Island and Wii Sports Wuhu Island
  • also seems to be inspired by San Francisco
  • “Boo House” has branching paths, jumps that require your glider and obstacles like undead skeletons with hammers, plus areas with water held in place by force fields
  • four player local multiplayer
  • 12-player online
  • car customization,
  • support for video capture and sharing via the Miiverse

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DestinyMan

16. Posted:

Sony_70 wrote:

  • car customization,
  • support for video capture and sharing via the Miiverse

Cool; I hope they expand on Mario Kart 7's customization. Video capture sounds like another step up for Miiverse too.

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Griffondo

17. Posted:

All the new tracks look huge, I can't wait!

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shingi_70

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Dev wrote:

Sony_70 wrote:

  • car customization,
  • support for video capture and sharing via the Miiverse

Cool; I hope they expand on Mario Kart 7's customization. Video capture sounds like another step up for Miiverse too.

I'm hoping its a miiverse feature and not just one for that game.

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WiiULoveSquid

19. Posted:

One bad thing about this game: 2014

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WebHead

20. Posted:

Atm I have one thing to say:

Dem graphics.

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