Mario Kart 8

Mario Kart 8

2014

System
Wii U
Publisher
Nintendo
Developer
Nintendo

9.1

Game Rating

User Ratings: 596

Our Review: 9/10

Mario Kart 8 News

June2019

  • News Mario Kart 8 Is Now Five Years Old

    We're ready for a new entry

    Sure, Mario Kart Tour is coming to mobile devices later this year, but right now, we're still technically playing the same Mario Kart game we were on the Wii U five years ago. Yep, on 30th May 2014, Mario Kart 8 was released in North America and Europe on a Nintendo system that was at the time struggling to appeal to the...

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  • Video These Kids Might Be The Luckiest Mario Kart Fans In The World

    Living the dream

    Playing Mario Kart all day long is fun, but there's no substitute for having your very own circuit to race around in real life - and that's exactly what happened to two young fans of the series. Jack and Maddi Mello were given the treat of their lives when their parents Johnny and Krista created a track complete with working karts,...

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October2016

  • News Mario Kart 8 Has Now Sold 8 Million Units Worldwide

    On a system with just over 13 million owners

    Nintendo's has confirmed that Mario Kart 8 has sold 8 million copies since launch. The popular racer launched in 2014 and has become the Wii U's biggest commercial hit. What makes this achievement all the more remarkable is that the Wii U has only sold 13.36 million units to date. Elsewhere, Super Smash...

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  • News Splatoon Holds Its Territory in the UK Charts

    Still battling it out in the top 10

    Splatoon's arrival at the end of May certainly brought some hype to the Wii U, and early chart results were certainly positive for the title. As it approaches one month on the market, however, we're left to wonder how it'll fare over the summer months. It's holding its momentum fairly well, it seems. Still...

May2015

  • Feature Go Fast - An Ode To The Glorious Chaos Of F-Zero

    Gonçalo Lopes explains why he will be hoping for a new F-Zero at E3 2015

    Colours. Music. The Captain. Speed. Very, very fast speed. Those are the things that race to my mind when anyone mentions "F-Zero". I am also quite certain my eyes widen and sparkle a bit. Is it just a series of games? Not to me. Off to the starting grid… Knight League:...