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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.

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Mario Kart 8 Wii U Anti-Gravity action
Mario Kart 8 Wii U Mirror Mode. Everything is reversed!
Mario Kart 8 Wii U Multiplayer Main Menu
Mario Kart 8 Wii U Drifting ahead of the competition

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Impulse Gamer Jun 12, 2014 5 out of 5 100
Darkstation May 19, 2014 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Quarter to Three May 28, 2014 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Game Freaks 365 Jun 18, 2014 9.5 out of 10 95
Cheat Code Central May 15, 2014 4.6 out of 5 92
GAMbIT Magazine Jun 13, 2014 4.5 out of 5 90
Gamereactor (Germany) May 15, 2014 9 out of 10 90
Cubed3 May 15, 2014 9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars 90
WiiDSFrance May 21, 2014 8 out of 10 80
PixlBit May 30, 2014 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80

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Zaibatsu (2271) added Mario Kart 8 (Wii U) on Jun 03, 2014