Entries in 'mario kart 8' (33)

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
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
Nintendo losses jump despite 2.82m Mario Kart 8 sales and Wii U boost sales

Nintendo losses jump despite 2.82m Mario Kart 8 sales and Wii U boost sales

Q1 has delivered mixed fortunes for the struggling Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2014 at 11:58AM in News

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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
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

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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
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

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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

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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
Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros WILL save Wii U, Iwata insists

Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros WILL save Wii U, Iwata insists

This year’s release of Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros will sell Wii U hardware and help the machine hit its 3.6m unit sales target.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2014 at 4:16PM in News
Retailers to Nintendo: Mario Kart 8 is great, but please cut the Wii U price

Retailers to Nintendo: Mario Kart 8 is great, but please cut the Wii U price

The UK High Street has called on Nintendo once again to lower the price of Wii U.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 9th 2014 at 10:45AM in News
Nintendo reveals Mario Kart 8 web app

Nintendo reveals Mario Kart 8 web app

OK, it's not quite the smartphone app we may have expected but a new Mario Kart 8 web service seems to be a step in the right direction for Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 9:26AM in News
Mario Kart 8 Wii U (including extra game) is £200 at Tesco

Mario Kart 8 Wii U (including extra game) is £200 at Tesco

A Premium Wii U with two games for £200 is exactly what Nintendo should be talking about.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 11:37AM in News
Free Wii U game offered with Mario Kart 8

Free Wii U game offered with Mario Kart 8

Nintendo is offering a free game from a selection of ten to anyone who buys and registers a copy of Mario Kart 8 Limited Edition.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 1:09PM in News
Nintendo plans year-long Mario Kart 8 marketing campaign

Nintendo plans year-long Mario Kart 8 marketing campaign

Nintendo’s marketing campaign for Mario Kart 8 will run until the end of the year, the firm says.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 25th 2014 at 1:34PM in News
Nintendo reveals exclusive Team Mario and Team Luigi Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles

Nintendo reveals exclusive Team Mario and Team Luigi Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles

Two additional Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles have been announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2014 at 2:17PM in News