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Margin Makers: Guide to Mario Kart 8 merchandise

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is launching on the Switch on April 28th, and while it’s essentially a revamped version of the 2014 Wii U title with all of its post-release DLC included, the title is still one of the most highly anticipated Switch games to release this month. After all, …

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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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Angry Birds Go has shifted more copies than all Mario Kart games combined, Rovio boasts

Rovio Stockholm’s general manager has revealed that 2013’s Angry Birds Go has been acquired by more consumers than every Mario kart game combined. In a contentious tweet, Oskar Burman said that total sales of every Mario Kart title since the 1992 original Super Mario kart have totalled 106m. Angry Birds …

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Pokemon, Smash Bros and Mario Kart fire Nintendo back to profit, but 3DS sales slow

Nintendo posted a huge increase in profits and raised its earnings forecast, but cheap yen is masking weak sales. Nintendo profits for the nine months ending December 2014 hit 59.52 billion yen (332.6m), which is up almost six fold on the year before. This is primarily down to the launch …

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Game Expo Scotland to team with Versus Scotland for eSports zones

Game Expo Scotland has partnered with Scottish fighting game organisation Versus Scotland to bring three eSports zones to the two-day event. Game Expo Scotland 2014, which will take place on October 4th and 5th, will feature competitions in Mario Kart 8, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3, …

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3DS console sales up in Japan thanks to new releases

Sales of the 3DS XL and 3DS rose this week thanks to a number of new releases, according to Japanese market data provided by Famitsu. Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth debuts at the top of the software chart, while fellow new release Card Fight! Vanguard comes in at No.3. …

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Watch Dogs and Mario Kart hold onto top chart places

Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs has retained its place at the top of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40. This is in spite of an 81 per cent decline in sales week-on-week – there was an 84 per cent drop in sales of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions, …

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