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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 Setting up Split-screen
Mario Kart 8 Wii U Sweet moves after a jump
Mario Kart 8 Wii U Driving Underwater
Mario Kart 8 Wii U Coins also help unlock new parts

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Den of Geek (UK) May 30, 2014 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Gamereactor (Germany) May 15, 2014 9 out of 10 90
Nivelul2 Jun 26, 2014 9 out of 10 90
4Players.de May 15, 2014 85 out of 100 85

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Zaibatsu (1985) added Mario Kart 8 (Wii U) on Jun 03, 2014