Clunk click every trip
Back in 2014 we reported on a Tokyo-based group of tourist event organisers that set up a Mario Kart-themed tour of the city - in actual karts! Well, fast forward three years and the the city is awash with colourful convoys, so much so that the Japanese tourist ministry is bringing in new laws to ensure blue...
Drift into our Tournament
As you may have seen this week we're running two tournaments in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe; the first one is the NLife Grand Prix. Simply search for the code or name (details below) in the online Tournament menu and join in! NLife Grand Prix (Code 4698-2634-6539) - starts at 7am Pacific / 10am Eastern / 3pm UK / 4pm CET - Six...
Get that early boost
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is now here, and whether you're entirely new to the game or an old veteran from the Wii U original, the new title has some tricks to know in order to ensure those podium finishes. Some of them are old methods, but adjusted physics and mechanics in this Deluxe edition also mean that it's worth having a little...
According to Alex and Arekkz Gaming, anyway
Well, if you want to know what this video is about, the headline sure clears that up. Our video man Alex has teamed up with his chum Arekkz Gaming to put together a top 10 list of race tracks in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, which is sure to fire everyone up (and hopefully in a good way). This writer would...
Everyone bring their adapter!
Back when we published our Mario Kart 8 Deluxe preview, focused on the Battle Mode, we mentioned the presence of a LAN multiplayer option. It was notable because, while standard local wireless play supports eight players, LAN allows the full complement of 12 players that you normally get in online matches. We quipped...
Get a free 'Dare to Stare' t-shirt
With Mario Kart 8 Deluxe now just a week away, the official Nintendo UK store has unveiled an updated pre-order option for those that love the 'Death Stare' Luigi meme. As always it's the approach NUK takes to complete with being undercut on the likes of Amazon. In this listing the standard retail price - £49.99...
The technical breakdown
Though its release is still a week away, plenty of reviews and opinions on Mario Kart 8 Deluxe are now live - for our part we loved it. In our review we remarked that performance and visuals do the job nicely on the upcoming Switch version, though as always Digital Foundry has outlined the specifics in an analysis video...
Should fit snugly on your Switch
The release of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Nintendo Switch is just around the corner now, 28th April to be precise. One of the biggest selling points with the Switch version is the portability, however it's also got a fully fleshed out Battle Mode - unlike the more basic offering in the Wii U version - and you can also...
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