Weirdness: A Mario Kart Movie Could be Epic
Posted by Thomas Whitehead
As epic as the Need for Speed flick, anyway
Some game franchises certainly like to take themselves seriously, particularly those so proud to tag themselves as 'mature' — you know the ones. Need for Speed sort of qualifies, as even though the games are relatively mindless fun it has an upcoming movie that's giving off some pretentious vibes. It's not about a character racing to get better cars or flip over pursuing cops, oh no, it's a Shakespearian tale of love, loss and revenge... or something.
It seems Games Radar thinks it's over the top, as in response it's produced a rather humorous parody featuring the Mario Kart franchise, with our troubled hero Mario stepping into the leading role.
Check it out below — which movie would you rather see?