Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime spoke with Polygon recently, telling the publication that week-to-week sales of the Wii U have quadrupled thanks to the release of Mario Kart 8. Fils-Aime also said that 18% of existing Wii U owners bought a copy

And here we thought Nintendo couldn’t top the weirdness that was Reggie-bot. In a collaboration with Mercedes Benz, Japanese gamers will be treated to a (assumed) free in-game Mercedes DLC kart inside Mario Kart 8. Moreover, the commercial promoting the

The podcast is a little late this week, and that’s because we’re missing our resident (and self-proclaimed) Sound Biologist Shane. Nevertheless, Ben, Gaetano, Leo and Steve press on to deliver you this week’s gaming goodness. This week, the boys played Wolfenstein:

Our good Friendly Fire friends over at MMGN are lucky enough to have Mario Kart 8 early. While we’re sure they’ll be using the game to review, more importantly, they’re also able to let members of Melbourne’s gaming public play

If the console war was a game of Mario Kart, the Wii U has been well and truly blue shelled into last place and thereafter proceeded to run over its own bananas. While the console has been the recipient of some great

Remember when video games used to have commercials that weren’t super serious? Well Nintendo does, in fact if you look at Nintendo commercials across the board they’re generally light-hearted, fun filled affairs. These three new Mario Kart 8 commercials are no

Nintendo has entered the second-screen experience arena with a smartphone app that will launch alongside Mario Kart 8. The app, called “Mario Kart TV”, will let you view and share highlight reels as well as view leaderboards. The app will

Nintendo today confirmed all 32 race tracks that will be available inside Mario Kart 8 at the end of the month. The listing of a mix of old and new, as you can see below. Tracks include: Mushroom Cup Mario Kart

Nintendo Australia has confirmed that those who buy Mario Kart 8 on Wii U before the end of July 2014 will be eligible for a free download of one of ten additional Wii U games. Not Virtual Console games, but full-fledged ones.

Disney and Marvel weren’t the only people dropping bombs over YouTube last night, with Nintendo hosting a surprise Mario Kart 8-themed Nintendo Direct. In it, new details about the game were shared. If you missed it, you can check it out

Nintendo Australia last night confirmed the existence and availability of the Mario Kart 8 Premium Pack, which bundles the game with a  32GB Wii U Premium console. The bundle was previously rumoured earlier in the week. The bundle, which you can