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  • Blog Post: Mario Kart Collides With Star Wars For The Ultimate Racing Game

    If Nintendo is looking for a new direction for its next Mario Kart game, I wouldn't be apposed to this. Check out this fun video from Dark Pixel that envisions Mario Kart with Star Wars ships. If you like this, watch someone beat Super Mario Galaxy using DDR Dance Pad , and then read our list of... More
  • Blog Post: PSA: It's The Last Week To Use Your Club Nintendo Points

    Club Nintendo is getting disbanded, and everything goes down on Tuesday, June 30 – so make sure you use your points before then. There's a healthy collection of Virtual Console games to choose from for Wii, Wii U, and 3DS, including many classics. We actually curated a list of what we consider... More
  • Blog Post: Mario Kart: Fury Road Injects Blue Shells And Banana Peels Into Mad Max

    With Mad Max: Fury Road being heralded as one of the best action films in recent memory,YouTube parodies were bound to happen. Since it's so based in auto combat, working the footage in with Mario Kart references and sound clips just seems like a natural fit. Kris Sundberg today posted a parody trailer... More
  • Blog Post: Mario Kart DS Now Available On Wii U Virtual Console

    The Nintendo DS Virtual Console Wii U resurgence continues with the release of Mario Kart DS. Both Nintendo 64 and DS games have been making their way to the console with Donkey Kong 64 , WarioWare: Touched, and Yoshi Touch & Go releasing in the last few weeks. Paper Mario releases on Thursday, April... More
  • Blog Post: Mario Kart 8 To Receive Blistering 200cc Class In Free Update

    Mario Kart 8 will be introducing a new class to the franchise through a free update later this month. The update, which launches on April 23, will add a new high speed class to the experience: 200cc. Ever since the series debuted in 1992 on Super NES, the Mario Kart franchise has capped at 150cc, which... More
  • Blog Post: More Mario Kart 8 DLC Coming On April 23

    Mario Kart 8 is getting a new pack of DLC this month, and a new course based on the Animal Crossing series is part of the offering. The course has visuals and music inspired by Nintendo's peaceful simulation series. New carts, courses (not just the new Animal Crossing one), and drivers are also part... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Predicts Seattle Win For Super Bowl XLIX With Mario Kart And Toad

    Nintendo is rooting for its home team, and it has made that clear with a Mario Kart 8 gif starring the New England Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski and the Seattle Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch's alter ego – Toad. Hey @MoneyLynch ! We heard you like Toad, so we used #MK8 to run a simulation... More
  • Blog Post: Teens Surprised To Learn They Are Bread In I Am Bread

    The Fine Bros. React YouTube channel usually places youngsters in front of classic games for comedic effect, but the latest episode places teens in front of the bizarre I am Bread. Still for comedic effect though. I am Bread comes the folks behind Surgeon Simulator, and much like that game, part of its... More
  • Blog Post: The Year In Gaming In Under Two Minutes (2014 Edition)

    Every year YouTube user Malcolm Klock puts together an impressive, approximately two-minute video summing up the games of the year, and 2014 is no exception. Below you will find Klock's 2014 video which features just about every video game you remember from the year all set to a tune from The National... More
  • Blog Post: Pokémon Trading Card Game And Mario Kart Super Circuit Now Available On Virtual Console

    Perhaps in response to Mario Kart 8's recent DLC launch, and the upcoming Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire, Nintendo has launched a pair of somewhat timely Virtual Console games. Available now, you can grab the Game Boy Advance's Mario Kart Super Circuit for Wii U, and the Gamy... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo’s Financial Picture Is Improving Despite Half-Year Operating Loss

    Nintendo has reported its six-month financial performance, and things are improving. While the company is still showing red in the operating column, Nintendo’s performance year-over-year offers hope. At the half-year mark, Nintendo is showing an operating loss of ¥215 million ($1.99 million... More
  • Blog Post: Mario Kart Mixes With MOBA Madness In Dota Dash Mod

    Back in 1992, Super Mario Kart kicked off the mascot racer genre, becoming one of the most beloved series in video games. Today, MOBAs are one of – if not the – most popular genre of games available, so what happens when we mix the two gaming giants together? Dota Dash, a play on the title... More
  • Blog Post: Mario's Mercedes Coming To North America In Mario Kart 8

    As we've previously covered , Nintendo is partnering with Mercedes Benz to bring one of the luxury car companies' SUVs to Mario Kart 8 in the form of a GLA-Class Kart. While the cross-promotional content was only originally slated for release in Japan, Nintendo recently announced that the kart... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Bringing Mario Kart To NASCAR

    Mario, in promotion of Mario Kart 8, will be on Matt Kenseth's No. 20 car in an upcomgin NASCAR race. Kenseth will have Mario on his car during the Nationwide Series History 300 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. If you are physically attending the race, Nintendo has brought Mario Kart 8 kiosks ahead... More
  • Blog Post: See Mario Kart Wii Modified For Oculus Rift

    Chadtronic on YouTube , a channel which seems to specialize in playing Nintendo games on the Oculus Rift, recently took Mario Kart Wii for a spin. In the past Chadtronic made a video of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time as it translated to virtual reality. You can check out those videos here . In... More
  • Blog Post: This Is What Happens When Mario Kart Meets Olympic Speed Skating

    In a new video from the video game and special effects YouTube channel timtimded , Olympic speed skating meets Mario Kart. You'll see the Sochi skaters throwing shells, bananas, and the debilitating lightning bolt. There is a little more violence than you might experience in the average game of Mario... More
  • Blog Post: Watch The Entire December 18 Nintendo Direct Here

    Did you miss this morning’s Nintendo Direct? We’ve the got the whole thing with a list of new game announcements and new details on upcoming titles. You can check out the announcements of Hyrule Warriors, Chibi-Robo Photo Finder, NES Remix, Dr. Luigi, and Kirby Triple Deluxe. Also, there... More
  • Blog Post: Mario Kart 8 Adds Magnets To The Mix (Trailer Added)

    Look closely at the "8" in Mario Kart 8's logo, and you'll notice something: The numeral also doubles as a Möbius strip, a topographical curiosity that challenges conventional thoughts about top and bottom. It's no coincidence, as I learned after taking Wario out on the track... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Not Worried About Used Game Sales

    Used game sales for next gen systems has been a controversial topic these last couple months, with both Microsoft and Sony landing on different sides of the fence. Now Nintendo is weighing in on the subject. In an interview with Polygon, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime said "We understand... More
  • Blog Post: Dog Eats Toad In Real Life Mario Kart

    There have been times in our life where we've played a game so much that we began to imagine it in real life. Mario Kart was one of those games. This video is like a waking dream. YouTube user pipocaVFX created this fun-tribute to the classic Nintendo Kart racer. However, we don't remember this... More
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