Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Update Removes Offensive Gesture

Nintendo has updated the superb Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch. While updates are common place for video games nowadays this particular update removes an offensive gesture from one of Inkling Girl’s animations. The gesture was the “Up Yours” sign, which presumably Nintendo wasn’t aware was a thing over here in Europe. Here’s the rest … Continue reading Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Update Removes Offensive Gesture

NPD: Nintendo Switch Best-Selling Console in April; Mario Kart 8 Deluxe The No. 1 Game

Nintendo Switch system was the best-selling video game hardware in the month of April with more than 280,000 units sold. This is the second month in a row that Nintendo Switch has led the pack in video game hardware sales, following a record-breaking launch in March. April sales of Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS … Continue reading NPD: Nintendo Switch Best-Selling Console in April; Mario Kart 8 Deluxe The No. 1 Game

Nintendo Demonstrates The Three Stages Of Turbo Boost In Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

In an attempt to find out which turbo boost is best in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Nintendo has timed the length of each of the three stages. You can see the results by watching the new demonstration video below. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe was recently released on Nintendo Switch. The racing game features more characters, … Continue reading Nintendo Demonstrates The Three Stages Of Turbo Boost In Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Video: Sonic Added To Mario Kart 8 Thanks To Modder

Modder, CorBond87, has gone through the trouble to add the beloved super-fast hedgehog into the Wii U version of Mario Kart 8. Swapping the shape of Mario, Sonic seems to be a perfect fit with animations running smoothly. Metal Mario noises are still apparent but it’s still pretty cool (albeit odd) to see. It’s a … Continue reading Video: Sonic Added To Mario Kart 8 Thanks To Modder

UK Charts: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Spends Second Week At Number 1

It’s Monday which means it is time to find out how the various software performed in the United Kingdom. Demand for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on the Nintendo Switch shows no sign of subsiding as it remains number one for a second week. The racer even managed to fend off the newly released Prey for the … Continue reading UK Charts: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Spends Second Week At Number 1

Nintendo Sneak Peek Video Features Mario Kart 8 Deluxe On Nintendo Switch

The latest video in the Nintendo Sneak Peek series invites viewers to learn more about Mario Kart 8 Deluxe from the racing tracks of The Silicon Valley Soap Box Derby. You can check it out below. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is an enhanced version of Mario Kart 8 with a revamped Battle Mode. It also … Continue reading Nintendo Sneak Peek Video Features Mario Kart 8 Deluxe On Nintendo Switch

Equity Analyst Calls Mario Kart 8 Deluxe A “Mega-Hit On A Different Scale”

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has been a huge success for Nintendo, the game’s record release day sales outpacing the hugely popular Mario Kart Wii. However, it seems that the game has been even more of a success than we initially thought. According to one equity analyst, “MK8D is mega-hit on a different scale altogether”. Observing … Continue reading Equity Analyst Calls Mario Kart 8 Deluxe A “Mega-Hit On A Different Scale”

Rainbow Road Is Voted The Best Track In Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has a wealth of tracks to race on, but what is everyone’s favourite? Well, Nintendo UK recently ran a poll asking this very question and the answer was the tricky but ingenious Rainbow Road. Nintendo UK caught up with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe producer Kosuke Yabuki to quiz him about the design … Continue reading Rainbow Road Is Voted The Best Track In Mario Kart 8 Deluxe