By Andy Steyn On 26 Aug, 2014 At 11:20 PM | Categorized As Articles | With 0 Comment

Nintendo has proven that they still have the magic with Mario Kart 8. Despite the franchise being 20 plus years old – the tried and true formula of the famed kart racer has impressively remained fun and addictive after all these years. It certainly proves that good gameplay is ageless, and more so it proves […]

By Michael On 15 Aug, 2014 At 08:10 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comment

Following the release of NPD sales data (not shared to the public), Nintendo has commented on their strong performance during the month of July. The standout performer is, of course, Mario Kart 8.  Nintendo has proudly announced that their signature kart racer has sold 1 million copies, becoming the second Wii U title to reach this […]

By Andy Steyn On 6 Aug, 2014 At 06:28 PM | Categorized As Wii U News | With 0 Comment

Nintendo of Japan has finally announced the release date of the Mercedez-Benz DLC for Mario Kart 8. In an unprecedented partnership with the reputable car manufacturer – Nintendo will be offering the Mercedez-Benz GLA, W25 Silver Arrow, and SL Roadster as additional Karts. And best of all they will come at no additional cost for […]

By Michael On 22 Jul, 2014 At 05:26 PM | Categorized As Wii U News | With 2 Comments

Death Staring In New Mario Kart 8 Commercials Nintendo has launched many great games for the Wii U, such as Lego City Undercover, The Wonderful101, The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD, Pikmin 3, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and the sublime Super Mario 3D World just to name a few. These are all great games […]

By Michael On 21 Jul, 2014 At 10:31 PM | Categorized As General News | With 0 Comment

Mario kart 8 Holds Strong In Thies Weeks UK Sales Charts It has been over a month since the launch of Mario Kart 8 in the UK.  Mario Kart 8 did initially enjoy a great debut, having the best opening week of any Wii U game since the launch of the console and boosting hardware sales by […]

By Michael On 18 Jul, 2014 At 10:16 AM | Categorized As General News | With 3 Comments

One cannot help, but think that the tides are turning in Nintendo’s favor. NPD has released it’s number (not to the public), and for once it is good news for the Wii U. Via press release, Nintendo has proudly announced that Mario Kart 8 is the best selling SKU in the US. During the month […]

By Michael On 14 Jul, 2014 At 10:55 PM | Categorized As General News | With 1 Comment

Nintendo games have a reputation of having impressive sales curves. In most cases – Ninty titles often stay at the top of the charts long after their release date. No doubt, good news for Nintendo, but rather unfortunate for our wallets – as the games retain the premium prices for extended periods. It appears that Tomodachi Life […]

By Michael On 13 Jul, 2014 At 01:47 PM | Categorized As Wii U News | With 0 Comment

Rolling out during July – every Happy Meal across the states will be accompanied with a Mario Kart 8 toys.  The promotion began on the 4th of July and will end on the 31st. Nintendo of America has uploaded a gallery photo’s of the event that officially marked the beginning of the promotion. It appears that […]

By Michael On 7 Jul, 2014 At 04:20 PM | Categorized As Guides | With 0 Comment

Winning online races in Mario Kart 8 are much more difficult than it was in MK Wii. With the bikes and items being more balanced – maintaining a lead, and therefore winning races requires  a little more strategy. Let me be your guide to online success – here are some  tips and tricks that will […]

By Michael On 6 Jul, 2014 At 11:46 PM | Categorized As Guides | With 1 Comment

My Best Mario Kart 8 Kart Combinations Having trouble winning online? Want a killer character and Kart combination that will give you an edge against the competition then? With so many customization options and variable combinations – it can be a daunting task to find the Mario Kart 8 combinations. To help you out I made a quick […]

By Michael On 3 Jul, 2014 At 06:34 PM | Categorized As Meme's | With 0 Comment

  Nintendo Meme Of The Day: Got A Golden Mushroom   Shamelessly stolen from Nintendo’s Twiiter account a month ago, and I couldn’t help but laugh for the simple reason it is funny and true.

By Michael On 27 Jun, 2014 At 11:49 PM | Categorized As Wii U News | With 0 Comment

Nintendo has been riding a strong wave of positivity ever since the launch of Mario Kart 8. Leading into the launch of the game, then into E3 2014 – Nintendo has been doing everything right. If they continue on the same path – Nintendo are setting themselves up for success. They need only to keep at […]

By Michael On 21 Jun, 2014 At 08:40 PM | Categorized As Wii U News | With 0 Comment

Nintendo Of America has confirmed via Twitter that the GLA-Class Kart from Mercedez-benz will be available in the Summer. Last montho Nintendo announced that the same DLC will be arriving in Japan, which was part of a partnership promotion for both Nintendo and Mercedez-Benz. You can watch the TV commercial below: We’re planning to release […]

By Daniel On 17 Jun, 2014 At 12:18 AM | Categorized As Reviews, Wii U Reviews | With 3 Comments

It’s Mario Kart! Mario Kart!   I know this review is a tad belated and perhaps a little redundant at this point. In truth, I did not want to rush myself into playing Mario Kart 8 just for the sake of posting up a review in a timely manner. I believe in the mantra, that […]