Mario Kart 8 (Wii U)

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Mario Kart 8 is the 8th installment of the Mario Kart series, for the Wii U console.

The gameplay includes thirty-two circuits (sixteen brand new ones and sixteen retro ones) on which the characters race riding a variety of vehicles like the returning motorcycles from Mario Kart Wii or the karts, which can be customized.

The game offers six play modes featuring a new mode called Mario Kart TV in which you can create your own pictures and videos. The roster includes thirty characters from the Super Mario universe, twenty-one are returning from previous games and nine are new: Baby Rosalina, Wendy O. Koopa, Iggy Koopa, Larry Koopa, Pink Gold Peach, Morton Koopa Jr., Ludwig Von Koopa, Roy Koopa and Lemmy Koopa. Twenty-one power-ups are included in this game featuring new ones like the Boomerang Flower, the Piranha Plant, the Super Horn and the Eight-crazy.


Mario Kart 8 Wii U The gamepad has a few options, such as the horn seen here
Mario Kart 8 Wii U Online Results Screen
Mario Kart 8 Wii U Title Screen
Mario Kart 8 Wii U Kart Customization

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Impulse Gamer Jun 12, 2014 5 out of 5 100
New Game Network Jun 04, 2014 93 out of 100 93 May 15, 2014 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
N-Europe May 15, 2014 9 out of 10 90
Cubed3 May 15, 2014 9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars 90
Digital Chumps May 15, 2014 8.8 out of 10 88
Thunderbolt Games Jun 03, 2014 8 out of 10 80
Gamekult May 15, 2014 8 out of 10 80
GamerGen May 15, 2014 16 out of 20 80
Toronto Sun May 27, 2014 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70


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Zaibatsu (2334) added Mario Kart 8 (Wii U) on Jun 03, 2014