Entries in 'mario kart 8' (40)

Nintendo is closing down Mario Kart TV

Nintendo is closing down Mario Kart TV

A website that hosts game clips uploaded by Mario Kart 8 players is being shut down by Nintendo next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2016 at 1:02PM in News
Splatoon sales have consistently tracked ahead of Mario Kart 8

Splatoon sales have consistently tracked ahead of Mario Kart 8

Nintendo has revealed that, following their respective release, Wii U shooter Splatoon has consistently outsold Mario Kart 8.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2016 at 1:55PM in News
New Disney XD show to feature Mario Kart 8

New Disney XD show to feature Mario Kart 8

US digital and satellite cable network Disney XD will air an hour-long special featuring Mario Kart 8 competitions next week, Nintendo has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 2nd 2015 at 2:21AM in News
Mario Kart 8 and Splatoon Wii U Premium bundle due out this month, costs £240

Mario Kart 8 and Splatoon Wii U Premium bundle due out this month, costs £240

A new Wii U SKU will include two of the platform’s most popular multiplayer games.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 7th 2015 at 10:18AM in News

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Nintendo plans Mario Kart 8-level marketing push for its new shooter IP Splatoon

Nintendo plans Mario Kart 8-level marketing push for its new shooter IP Splatoon

Nintendo is preparing a marketing campaign for new IP Splatoon that will rival last year’s Mario Kart 8. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 22nd 2015 at 9:58AM in News
Amiibos will unlock costumes in Mario Kart 8

Amiibos will unlock costumes in Mario Kart 8

Now-removed information on the Mario Kart 8 website has revealed exactly what Nintendo’s Amiibo figure will unlock in Wii U racer Mario Kart 8.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2014 at 1:14PM in News
Nintendo's Amiibo figures priced in the UK

Nintendo's Amiibo figures priced in the UK

Nintendo is now taking pre-orders for its toys-to-life Amiibo figure range.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 11:52AM in News
Nintendo announces Zelda and F-Zero DLC for Mario Kart 8

Nintendo announces Zelda and F-Zero DLC for Mario Kart 8

The Legend of Zelda’s Link and racing IP F-Zero are to star in new DLC coming to Mario Kart 8.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 9:45AM in News

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Mario Kart 8 racks up 1m sales in US

Mario Kart 8 racks up 1m sales in US

Mario Kart 8 has surpassed 1m sales in the United States, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 15th 2014 at 2:09AM in News
Mercedes DLC skidding into Mario Kart 8 this month

Mercedes DLC skidding into Mario Kart 8 this month

Mario Kart 8 will be the recipient of both DLC and a software update later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 3:38PM in News
PS4 top-selling console for sixth consecutive month in US

PS4 top-selling console for sixth consecutive month in US

PlayStation 4 led US hardware sales for the sixth consecutive month and remains the life-to-date leader for next-gen hardware, Sony has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 18th 2014 at 5:53AM in News

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Modders demonstrate successful Wii U Mario Kart 8 hack

Modders demonstrate successful Wii U Mario Kart 8 hack

The security of Nintendo’s Wii U appears to have been compromised.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2014 at 1:01PM in News
How underdog Nintendo won back fans at E3

How underdog Nintendo won back fans at E3

It can be a painful experience to look back at Nintendo’s more recent E3 press conferences.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2014 at 10:37AM in News
Mario Kart 8 shifts 2m copies

Mario Kart 8 shifts 2m copies

Nintendo has shifted 2m copies of Mario Kart 8, according to a shareholder that had attended the company's annual general meeting.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2014 at 10:32AM in News
Wii U sales back to pre-Mario Kart 8 levels in Japan

Wii U sales back to pre-Mario Kart 8 levels in Japan

The Mario Kart 8 effect on Wii U sales appears to be over in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 10:14AM in News

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Wii U sales quadruple in US after Mario Kart 8 launch

Wii U sales quadruple in US after Mario Kart 8 launch

Mario Kart has repeated what it accomplished in both the UK and Japan by giving Wii U hardware sales a boost in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2014 at 8:30AM in News
Nintendo begins Mario Kart 8 YouTube video claims

Nintendo begins Mario Kart 8 YouTube video claims

YouTubers who have uploaded footage of Mario Kart 8 are are seeing their videos flagged up by Google.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2014 at 3:58PM in News
Wii U sales double in Japan as Mario Kart 8 sells 350k

Wii U sales double in Japan as Mario Kart 8 sells 350k

Mario Kart 8 has topped the weekly Japanese charts and boosted sales of the hardware in Nintendo's home country.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Mario Kart 8 sells 1.2m units worldwide

Mario Kart 8 sells 1.2m units worldwide

The latest entry in the Mario Kart series has already sold 1.2m units across the globe, says Nintendo.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 6:58PM in News
Watch Dogs smashes UK new IP records; Wii U hardware sales up 666%

Watch Dogs smashes UK new IP records; Wii U hardware sales up 666%

Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs has become the best-selling new IP ever in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 9:38AM in News
Mercedes DLC on its way to Mario Kart 8

Mercedes DLC on its way to Mario Kart 8

Who saw that coming? Officially licensed Mercedes DLC is going to be released for Wii U’s Mario Kart 8.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 29th 2014 at 9:46AM in News
E4 agrees to screen some Mario Kart TV race highlights

E4 agrees to screen some Mario Kart TV race highlights

Channel 4’s E4 is to screen race uploads from upcoming Wii U racer Mario Kart 8.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2014 at 1:25PM in News
Can Mario Kart 8 save the Wii U?

Can Mario Kart 8 save the Wii U?

Did you know the blue ‘spiny’ shell in Mario Kart can now be stopped?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 19th 2014 at 10:15AM in News
Nintendo hosting pop-up shop at MCM Comic Con

Nintendo hosting pop-up shop at MCM Comic Con

MCM Comic Con has been named as the host of Nintendo's first ever pop-up shop.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 15th 2014 at 11:03AM in News