Mario Kart 8

Mario Kart 8 for Wii U

On: Wii U

More multiplayer mayhem in the world of Super Mario.

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News

Wii U console sales reach 9.2 million worldwide

Nintendo expects to sell another half a million units in the January to March quarter.

2 Publish date Wed 28

December 2014 was the Wii U's best ever sales month in the US

Wii U hardware sales up 29 per cent in 2014 compared to 2013.

1 Publish date Jan 16

Amiibos only store data for one game at a time

But can be used to unlock items in other titles.

1 Publish date Nov 12

Nintendo won't release another Mario Kart on Wii U or 3DS

Only one Mario Kart title per platform, Reggie says.

3 Publish date Nov 6

Mario Kart 8's first DLC pack releases November 13

Link, Zelda bike and more coming next week. amiibo support detailed.

Publish date Nov 6

amiibo support coming to Mario Kart 8 with update on November 13

Dress up your racers in suits based on the look of each amiibo.

3 Publish date Nov 5

Excitebike Arena is coming to Mario Kart 8

Will form part of November's DLC pack.

Publish date Oct 29

600,000 Wii U consoles sold in Nintendo's Q2

Expects to sell a further 2.5 million units in the six months ending March 2015.

2 Publish date Oct 29

Yoshi Circuit revamped for Mario Kart 8 DLC

Included in November's add-on pack.

2 Publish date Oct 22

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Game Stats

Release Date: 30/05/2014
Publisher: Nintendo
Genre: Racing
Rating: PEGI 3+
Site Rank: 54 5
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