Another non-surprise, but it was still nice to get our first glimpse at the upcoming Mario Kart 8 for the Nintendo Wii U. The trailer shows off the return of bikes, as well as hover cars that ride along roller-coaster like tracks! Is this Mario Kart, or F-Zero?!
Mario Kart 8 is currently slated for a Spring 2014 release.
Check out the trailer below, and stay tuned for more media and details on Mario Kart 8!
Watching the video yet again, and getting just as excited, it dawned on me that some of those levels (like the castle and the town) are exactly what I'd love to see in a 3D Mario game. Give me THOSE places to explore. How amazing would that be?
But whatever, I'll race through them if that's what you're offering me Nintendo. You can have my money.
Nintendo really should have tried to get this game in the launch window. I think a lot if the Wii U's sales woes would have been fixed by this game being there around launch. I can tell you that I personally would have bought the system by now.
One of them if not the best. Though if I were to look at the trailers all again, yeah probably the best. X looks great and so does Smash... but Smash is best obviously with the FMV. The graphics look a little higher than brawl but not MK8 good.
I loved the trailer. I loved the game. I hated the release date.
Nintendo really should have worked harder to make sure it was out this year to compete with the consoles. This was one of their biggest sellers on the Wii and the bundles it was in sold it to families. I am sure it will do fine next year but it would have been better this year.
This looks really fun, but the graphics are too bloomy and reminiscent of Mario Kart Wii for me. And it still has frigging 12 players. It had better run at 60 fps at ALL times. I also wish that they had removed underwater.
Currently watching the Konno video on the Wii U. He says they're shooting for a solid 60fps, but then he says in TWO-PLAYER mode. Why, Kamiya, whyyyyy??!!