Mario Kart Series News


Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Doesn't Have New Race Tracks

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 16, 2017 9:05am PST

The only new tracks in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe are the Battle Mode tracks.


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The Big Two-Oh: Milestone games turning 20 in 2016

By David Craddock, Jul 04, 2016 10:30am PDT

Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday dear gaming-industry-circa-1996. Happy birthday to you!


"Hey, a lot of games came out in '96! I couldn't "catch em all." I'll see myself out. All ..."

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Shack Reels: Shack's Arcade Corner: Mario Kart GP DX

By Shack Staff, Apr 27, 2016 4:20pm PDT

Greg fires off a blue shell on this week's episode.


"Great video! I've never played the 2014 Mario Kart arcade game. I might have to hit up Dave & ..."

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Mario Kart TV will be shutting down next month

By Daniel Perez, Mar 08, 2016 8:02am PST

Don't worry. Your Luigi Death Stare videos are still safe.


Star Wars and Mario Kart come together in the ultimate mash-up video

By Daniel Perez, Feb 12, 2016 9:24am PST

If only Star Kart were real.


"We got Zelda in Dynasty Warriors, so Star Wars Mario could happen, somewhere in the future, in a ..."

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Disney XD will air Mario Kart 8 competition on December 5

By Daniel Perez, Nov 30, 2015 8:48am PST

First it was the Nintendo World Championships, and now, Mario Kart 8. Things are looking good for gaming-related shows on Disney XD.


New Wii U bundle includes Mario Kart 8 and DLC packs starting today

By Daniel Perez, Sep 08, 2015 7:00am PDT

Nintendo has announced a new Wii U bundle that includes Mario Kart 8 and two DLC packs starting today. Long-time fans of the series would be crazy to pass up this deal.


Mario Kart 8 previews six new tracks ahead of April 23 DLC release

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 20, 2015 1:00pm PDT

Mario Kart 8's second DLC pack is set to arrive this coming Thursday. Nintendo would like to prepare racers by issuing new videos for six of its new tracks.


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Mario Kart 8 DLC coming early, plus new speed class

By Steve Watts, Apr 01, 2015 3:52pm PDT

Mario Kart 8 is getting its next DLC earlier than expected, alongside a free update that will ramp up the speed considerably.


"I think it was pretty brilliant, actually. Most companies don't hold real announcements on April ..."

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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.


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.


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.


"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.


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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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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