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Mario Kart 8 celebrates DLC launch with five new track videos

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 13, 2014 3:00pm PST

Mario Kart 8's first DLC pack is available today. So check out some new videos spotlighting a handful of the new tracks.

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Mario Kart 8's first DLC coming November 13 with Amiibo support

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 05, 2014 2:18pm PST

Mario Kart 8's first DLC pack now has a release date, along with Amiibo support.

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Mario Kart 8 DLC video revs up Excitebike Arena

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 28, 2014 9:25am PDT

Nintendo is digging deep into its past for Mario Kart 8's first DLC pack, going so far as to add in a new track called Excitebike Arena.

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"I still think there will be. In the promo picture for this dlc, there's a screen for this track ..."

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Mario Kart 8 Japanese DLC trailer tours Yoshi Circuit

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 22, 2014 1:00pm PDT

A new Japanese trailer for Mario Kart 8's first DLC pack shows off the new-look Yoshi Circuit, as well as Tanooki Mario, Cat Peach, and more Yoshis than you can shake a stick at.

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PSA: Mercedes-Benz cars invade Mario Kart 8 starting today

By Robert Workman, Aug 06, 2014 12:30pm PDT

Wii U owners can also download the original Super Mario Kart as well.

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"Don't bother, the article itself is made up of inaccurate information that wasn't even ..."

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Grab your friends: the best of the Nintendo 64 multiplayer games

By Robert Workman, Jul 17, 2014 8:00pm PDT

Get your buddies together and have a ball with these classics.

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"Oh my god, my childhood is flashing before me. Especially the wrestling games... soo many good ..."

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Mario Kart 8 reaches 2 million sold, Iwata still in the driver's seat

By Steve Watts, Jun 27, 2014 6:44am PDT

At Nintendo's annual shareholders meeting, the company announced that Mario Kart 8 had hit 2 million units sold worldwide, and reelected Satoru Iwata as president.

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"Has a way to go to beat Mario Kart's Wii sales @ 34.5 million. It is a start though! WiiU is ..."

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Mario Kart 8 Mercedes DLC coming the US

By Steve Watts, Jun 20, 2014 9:09am PDT

The Mercedes Benz DLC for Mario Kart 8, previously only announced for Japan, is coming to the US this summer.

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"Here's hoping this comes to Europe as well. Should not leave a region out of the fun that the ..."

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Mario Kart 8 quadrupled Wii U sales in opening week

By Steve Watts, Jun 16, 2014 7:36am PDT

Mario Kart 8 has gotten good buzz, but it has been difficult to tell if it was the elusive system seller the Wii U really needs. The answer,...

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"The netcode is really good. I've never experience and lag while playing worldwide. The highest ..."

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Nintendo 'amiibo' figurines coming alongside Smash Bros Wii U

By Steve Watts, Jun 10, 2014 9:13am PDT

At Nintendo's digital event, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime formally introduced Nintendo's previously announced NFC figurines. They're called "amiibo," and they'll debut with Smash Bros for Wii U this fall.

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"This, it's only CPU versions of the figurines. Doesn't seem to affect the roster selection or ..."

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Mario Kart 8: Our favorite replay videos (so far)

By Steve Watts, Jun 04, 2014 1:30pm PDT

We take a look at some of our favorite Mario Kart 8 replay videos, from Luigi's infamous death stare to some of the cheapest Red Shell shenanigans we've ever seen.

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"Thanks! I've corrected the story. Hopefully this gives a little bump to the tourney so we have ..."

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Shack Interview: Talking Mario Kart 8 with GoNintendo's Kevin Cassidy

By Ozzie Mejia, May 30, 2014 6:30pm PDT

The highly-anticipated Mario Kart 8 is out today. But before you select your character or upload your clips to Mario Kart TV, Shacknews' Sam and Andrew want to talk some Mario Kart with GoNintendo's Kevin "rawmeat cowboy" Cassidy and weigh in on some of the game's features a...

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"It seems like they're starting to relax a bit more. But yeah I think keeping it relaxed and ..."

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PSA: Mario Kart TV site up and running

By Steve Watts, May 30, 2014 9:00am PDT

Mario Kart TV, the video sharing feature in Mario Kart 8, is now up on the web.

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Mario Kart 8 getting Mercedes Benz DLC in Japan

By Steve Watts, May 29, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Mario and his buddies will be able to race around the Mushroom Kingdom in a Mercedes Benz this summer, thanks to some free promotional DLC releasing in Japan. The ad announcing the partnership is... different.

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Report: Nintendo teaming up with YouTube for affiliate program

By Robert Workman, May 27, 2014 10:30am PDT

Could Nintendo be changing its tune about how to handle YouTube affiliates?

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"Just because you bought a thing doesn't mean the cut is over. If you want to broadcast and ..."

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