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Mario Kart TV website shutting down in April

The Mario Kart TV website will cease to exist early next month.

Mario Kart headlines

  • Nintendo: five smartphone titles by March 2017; Mario Kart producer heading up mobile - report

    Nintendo published its financial results for the fiscal year ending March 31 yesterday, and during a presentation to investors, company president Satoru Iwata touched upon the firm’s mobile games plan with DeNA.

  • Mario Kart 8: 200cc mode nerfs firehopping

    The new 200cc mode that came to Mario Kart 8 recently has nerfed the firehopping tactic.

  • Get a litle Zelda and Animal Crossing in your Mario Kart

    The Legend of Zelda and Animal Crossing make for much better Mario Kart 8 DLC than Mercedes, wouldn’t you say?

  • Ocarina of Time, Wind Waker, and Mario Kart given Oculus Rift treatment

    You’ve already seen how Nintendo classics The Legend of Zelda and Metroid Prime looks using Oculus Rift, thanks to two different mods, but what about The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, Ocarina of Time, and Mario Kart: Double Dash? YouTube user Chadtronic has you covered. Videos are below.

  • Mario Kart cited in young boy's wheel-grabbing bravery

    Just a cute little blip for you: a ten year old boy who steered a car to safety said he learned how to handle the wheel by playing Mario Kart. The driver, his 74 year-old grandmother, had suddenly passed out, but the kid gamer grabbed the wheel and steered the car to a safe halt […]

  • Nintendo launches its website for E3 2013

    Nintendo has opened up a website for its E3 coverage. This is where the firm will host its hour long Nintendo Direct on June 11 at 7.00am PST/10.00am EST. Once the presentation is over, the feed will will be kept live as the firm shows games trailers, interviews, and more E3 festivities. A Pokemon X […]

  • E3-centric Nintendo Direct, Pokemon X & Y round table scheduled for June 11

    Nintendo has announced its E3-centric Nintendo Direct presentation will air on June 11. It will air at 7am PDT/10am EDT and can be watched here. A Pokemon X & Y round table will also be held on the same day.

  • Mario Kart, Super Mario 3DS get UK dates

    Nintendo’s announced today that Mario Kart will release in the UK on December 2, with a launch the previous day in Japan on December 1 confirmed at the company’s 3DS event this morning. Also dated, Super Mario 3D Land: that’ll drop in the UK on November 18, two weeks after it releases in Japan on […]

  • GAME and GameStation drop Wii bundle price to £99.99

    GAME and GameStation announced today they’re to start selling Wii for £99.99.

  • Blur TV ad takes aim at Mario Kart

    In Mario Kart, you use green, red and blue shells. In Blur, you use more powerful power-ups. Do the math.

  • Bizarre: Blur is "adult Mario Kart"

    It may not have red shells, but Bizarre Creations’ Blur owes more than a little to Mario Kart, the company’s admitted. “The PR people don’t really let me say this but Blur is like an adult Mario Kart,” Blur dev boss Ben Ward told Develop. “It’s what you want from the next-generation of karting games.” […]

  • Blur will be like Mario Kart, only not limited to one platform, says Griffith

    Activision boss Mike Griffith told assembled journos and analysts in its pre-E3 presentation yesterday that racing game Blur should attract both the hardcore racing fans, and the mainstream Mario Kart crowd. The difference however, is that Blur won’t be limited to one system. “The concept of Blur falls in between the hardcore tuner sims and […]

  • Schachter calls for more Wii third-party hits

    UBS analyst Ben Schachter has called for higher profile third party titles for the Nintendo Wii following the May NPD software numbers. “While overall hardware and software trends for the Nintendo Wii continue to be strong, we would like to see more third-party hits on the platform,” said Schachter. “To date, Guitar Hero III, Sega […]

  • Unconfirmed Mario Kart box art looks... Mario Karty

    Pinch of salt needed, but possible nonetheless. See here. Mario Kart Wii’s been doing the rounds a little recently, what with some debunked rumours on track details and such. Only Nintendo knows. Still, it’s nice to look.