As part of their Nintendo Direct, the publisher today confirmed that 200cc racing will be available in Mario Kart 8. The super-fast racing mode will be available from 23 April as part of a free software update. At the same

I’m not a Nintendo-hater, but as of late, I’ve sure as hell had a hard time feeling positive about the company. The 3DS. The New 3DS XL. The 2DS. The New 3DS. The New 3DS XL. A massive shortage of

Nintendo’s new amiibos have outsold the Wii U’s biggest titles in 2014, recent NPD figures have shown. In 2014, Mario Kart 8 sold 1.7 million copies in the U.S., with Super Smash Bros. for Wii U clocking in at 1.3

Close to 400 votes have been counted in our Readers’ Choice awards, and we’ve got a game that’s just squeaked by to win. Maybe it used a blue shell at the end. When the dust settled, Stevivor readers crowned Mario Kart

It’s been a good year for the Wii U. In a field with stiff competition this year, Nintendo’s Mario Kart 8 is our best Wii U game of 2014. “There’s no denying that Mario Kart 8 is a solid and enjoyable title,

Mario Kart 8’s first DLC is out and it contains a recreation of F-Zero’s famous Mute City. Aside from the track being recreated, Nintendo has also recreated the theme music — that any self-respecting F-Zero fan will instantly recognise — albeit in

In conversation with IGN, Nintendo of America Licensing Manager Damon Baker said that the company is currently looking into third-party access for amiibos and their functionality. Baker said a number of third-party publishers have registered a “ton of interest”, adding, “there

At today’s Nintendo Direct, it was confirmed that Mario Kart 8‘s first DLC pack will arrive on Wii U from 13 November. The direct sported two Mario Kart 8 vignettes, one about the DLC pack and the other about upcoming amiibo support.

Nintendo of America has announced via Twitter that Excitebike will make a return of sorts in Mario Kart 8’s first DLC pack. Excitebike Arena will be added to MK8 next month when the first DLC launches. Excitebike Arena is part of the 1st DLC

Have you ever wanted to race around a go-kart track in the shape of an anthropomorphic dinosaur? Well go back 11 years and grab Double Dash on Gamecube and you can. Don’t have access to a time machine? You’re in luck then

We already knew that Link was coming to Mario Kart 8 in November, but Nintendo of Europe have given us our first glimpse of exactly what he will be karting with, the Master Cycle, via a Twitter post featuring concept

Earlier in the year McDonalds stores in North America features Mario Kart 8 toys in Happy Meals and now it’s Australia’s turn. When purchasing a Happy Meal you’ll be able to get your hands on either Mario, Luigi, Peach, Toad, Donkey

Mario Kart 8 is getting new DLC, and it isn’t the crappy kind. We’re looking at you, “Mercedes Bens” DLC. The racing game is soon to receive two new packs that will add Link, Tanooki Mario, Cat Peach and Animal Crossing

All hail the mighty Robledo, who’s had enough of being baffled by Mario Kart 8‘s 179,712 customisation combinations. Robledo’s designed a handy app, called Configure MK8, that helps you figure out how to pick the best kart for your character

Well, that didn’t take long: a YouTube user has undertaken what he calls “a proof of concept” to illustrate that Mario Kart 8 isn’t free from advantage-gaining hacks. YouTube user MrBean35000vr posted a video showing alterations to the game’s soundtrack, track names and Wii U system

Nintendo recently confirmed that Mario Kart 8‘s “Mercedes Benz GLA” DLC will be heading to North America, Europe and Australia. Each region had their official Twitter account reveal the news. Mario Kart meets Mercedes-Benz, with a special GLA-class kart, planned to