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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 Anti-Gravity action
Mario Kart 8 Wii U Driving Underwater
Mario Kart 8 Wii U Gliding to the finish
Mario Kart 8 Wii U Multiplayer Main Menu

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Critic Reviews

Den of Geek (UK) May 30, 2014 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
New Game Network Jun 04, 2014 93 out of 100 93
The Video Game Critic Jun 10, 2014 A- 91
GamesReviews May 23, 2014 9 out of 10 90
Nintendo-Online.de May 15, 2014 9 out of 10 90
Gameblog.fr 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
GamerGen May 15, 2014 16 out of 20 80
Gamekult May 15, 2014 8 out of 10 80
Digitally Downloaded Jun 03, 2014 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70


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Zaibatsu (2472) added Mario Kart 8 (Wii U) on Jun 03, 2014