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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. The game launched on Friday (May 30th) and has already become the fastest selling title on the Wii U. It is the second quickest selling title in the series, too. It also …

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Game over for online play on Wii and DS

Owners of both Wii and DS will no longer be able to play their titles online from today. That’s because, as warned back in February, today’s the day when the off switch will be flicked on the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service, bringing an end to a host of features once …

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Mario Kart ride-on coming to UK

Jakks Pacific has partnered with Nintendo to launch the first ever Nintendo licensed Mario Kart ride-on. Known as the Super Mario Kart Ride-On, the vehicle is the real life counterpart to Mario’s kart as seen in the Mario Kart 7 video game. While it doesn’t come with a barrage of …

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Mario Kart 8 gets UK release date

The biggest game on the Wii U release calendar has a UK release date. The game will launch on May 30th, and will let players control Bowser’s minions for the first time. Mario Kart 8 does not particularly use the Wii U GamePad to any particular degree, but it remains …

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Two Zelda games, 3D Mario and Mario Kart all due for Wii U

Well, of course they were coming out – but Nintendo has name-checked the lot, and a few will be playable at E3. In a Nintendo Direct broadcast online today Nintendo detailed a number of new games on the way for Wii U, including two Zelda games, a new 3D Mario …

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What’s Out Today? w/e December 2nd, 2011

Nintendo kicks off this month’s new releases with the 3DS debut of its ever-popular Mario Kart series. Mario Kart 7 introduces customisable vehicles, hang gliding and underwater races to the franchise, as well as making use of the handheld’s unique functionality such as 3D effects and Spot Pass. Meanwhile, new …

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Nintendo trusts Tomy with Mario Kart toys

It’s going to be a Mario Kart Christmas if Nintendo gets their way, as the firm has teamed up with Tomy for a range of new toys. Ahead of the release of Mario Kart 7 on 3DS, Tomy is launching a selection of themed K’Nex sets, inspired by the previous …

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Brand Map: Mario Kart

This week we’re going to look at Mario Kart using the GameVision Brand Map you can buy direct from MCV online. Twice a year we ask European consumers about 200 games they are playing and compile the data into a report we call a Brand Map. We asked 6,835 gamers …

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NINTENDO: Mario Kart 3DS detailed

Nintendo has confirmed that Mario Kart 3DS will be released this Christmas. The game was introduced during the firm’s E3 press conference by Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime, who assured fans that this would be a completely new iteration of the popular racing series. In addition to the traditional …

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Retail cuts Wii to below £100

As predicted by MCV, games retail has cut the price of Wii to under 100. GAME, Gamestation and Asda are the first retailers to stock the new Mario Kart bundle (and the existing Wii Sports Resort bundle) for just 99.99. This applies to both in-store and online. HMV has the …

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