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renaryuugufan92

1,001. Posted:

now my excitement for this game is overwhelming however these are the things I'm concerned with and want to here more about soon!
1. MK8's online features & modes
2. MKTV
3. single player modes like MKWii's battle, or MKDS's mission mode
4. what battle stages we will get, idk if anyone shares my opinion but MK7's online and battle stages felt a bit underwhelming to me, now its a good game yes but it felt sorely lacking in features that MKWii had.
5. Re-assurance that this game isn't lacking features that made older games so great, the basics are there but what about the additional sides of frosting that made MKDS and MKWii feel so fleshed out?

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Rezalack

1,002. Posted:

Will someone explain to me what coins are for? I haven't played MK since N64. Just curious to see what use they are.

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brewsky

1,003. Posted:

Spuratis wrote:

Will someone explain to me what coins are for? I haven't played MK since N64. Just curious to see what use they are.

They make you go faster the more you collect.

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Dark-Luigi

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@brewsky Uh, I thought they're used for upgrades on you kart. The more you collect, the more upgrades you get. Like in MK7.

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brewsky

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@Dark-Luigi Well, that is true. In MK7, you unlocked more parts as you collected more coins, but the direct effect of coins is speed.

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Rezalack

1,006. Posted:

Alright, thanks guys.

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NintyMan

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SNES Donut Plains 3 Wii U and SNES comparison:

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Bolt_Strike

1,008. Posted:

I might've said this before, but I think the whole "coin total unlocks a random part" system is garbage, they should have a shop instead.

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NintyMan

1,009. Posted:

@Bolt_Strike: I don't like the coin-unlocking mechanic too. I still haven't gotten all the gold parts, and Mario Kart 7 is in extremely close competition with Kid Icarus Uprising as my most played 3DS game!

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Shirma_Akayaku

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1,011. Posted:

Great find rosalina :D

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renaryuugufan92

1,012. Posted:

DestinyMan wrote:

I haven't seen much or any discussion about the battle mode in this game lately. I imagine the battle mode is going to be very good this time. I don't want to be restricted to teams only and I want to have an option instead. I also hope for huge battle courses like what Mario Kart Wii had.

What retro battle courses would you like? I'd like a battle course from Super Mario Kart, N64 Double Decker, GCN Luigi's Mansion, Wii Funky Stadium, and 3DS Wuhu Town.

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renaryuugufan92

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Rosalina wrote:

oh GameXplain, making it so we can't find the shortcuts ourselves, can't really complain when you watch it~ :P

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Squid

1,014. Posted:

I haven't really been keeping up on the MK8 news lately, so does anybody know if there have been any pre-order bonuses announced for the U.S.? I've Googled it and haven't been able to find anything but I just want to be sure in case I missed something. :P

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BusterRed123

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Squid wrote:

I haven't really been keeping up on the MK8 news lately, so does anybody know if there have been any pre-order bonuses announced for the U.S.? I've Googled it and haven't been able to find anything but I just want to be sure in case I missed something. :P

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NintyMan

1,016. Posted:

GCN Dry Dry Desert Wii U and GCN comparison:

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Bolt_Strike

1,017. Posted:

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GCN Dry Dry Desert Wii U and GCN comparison:

I'm not sure I'd agree this is a "great improvement". It looks like they removed a lot of the obstacles the original had, there's not as many Pokeys because of the underwater section, and I think they removed the tornadoes as well.

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renaryuugufan92

1,018. Posted:

Bolt_Strike wrote:

DestinyMan wrote:

GCN Dry Dry Desert Wii U and GCN comparison:

I'm not sure I'd agree this is a "great improvement". It looks like they removed a lot of the obstacles the original had, there's not as many Pokeys because of the underwater section, and I think they removed the tornadoes as well.

The tornado has been removed, regardless its still gonna be a good track to race on just, not as challenging as before :X

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1,019. Posted:

I don't know if this is off-topic, but I just pre-ordered MK8 Special Edition! SO MUCH HYPE! :P

Ah well, fingers crossed for playable Miis!

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UGXwolf

1,020. Posted:

GamerOZO wrote:

I don't know if this is off-topic, but I just pre-ordered MK8 Special Edition! SO MUCH HYPE! :P

Ah well, fingers crossed for playable Miis!

I think playable Miis in this title are nearly inevitable.

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