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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. The decision won’t affect content uploaded to YouTube, and in-game sharing will continue to be possible. The Mario Kart TV website, which lets you watch highlight videos posted from Mario …

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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. Although the racing game made a far bigger impact at release, from week two onwards the colourful shooting release has outsold it worldwide every single week, enjoying a particular boost in the …

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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. Dubbed Clash of the Karts: Mario Kart 8, the show is scheduled for December 5th at 8pm in both US Eastern and Pacific time zones. Clash of …

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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. The Mario Kart 8 and Splatoon Wii U Premium Pack will include digital copies of the titular titles, coming with the racing game pre-installed and a download code voucher for the squid shooter. Mario Kart …

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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. That’s according to Nintendo UK marketing manager Chandra Nair, who says that the firm is confident in its colourful new shooter. The platform holder is already pushing Splatoon with digital billboards, cinema …

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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. Polygon reports that using the NFC-equipped figures will allow users to access Nintendo-themed costumes for use with their Miis. The Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, Peach, Donkey Kong, …

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Nintendo’s Amiibo figures priced in the UK

Nintendo is now taking pre-orders for its toys-to-life Amiibo figure range. The figures, which will interact with specific games for the Wii U, the New 3DS and older 3DS models for which users have purchased the required accessory, will retail for 10.99 each. That’s in and around the same price …

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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. The first of two DLC packs goes by the name The Legend of Zelda X Pack and includes the characters Link, Tanooki Mario and Cat Peach along with an F-Zero …

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Mario Kart 8 racks up 1m sales in US

Mario Kart 8 has surpassed 1m sales in the United States, Nintendo has announced. The game is the second Wii U title to achieve the milestone in the territory, with New Super Mario Bros. Wii U being the first. The company added that 3DS exclusives Tomodachi Life, Mario Kart 7 …

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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. August 27th will see the release of the licensed Mercedes DLC containing three free, oddly real-world cars – the GLA, 300 SL Roadster and 1930’s Silver Arrow. Also on the way via a …

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