Mario Kart Games

Mario Kart Was Originally Going To Be A Very Different Game

We've been seeing a lot of news lately about Mario Kart leading up to the release of the first Mario Kart game making its way to Nintendo's newest home console and portable device- the Switch. Now a bit of news has surfaced revealing that the game was originally going to be quite different.

Why Super Mario Kart First Included Items

The Mario Kart series has managed to separate itself from every other game out there, and even set a trend thanks to the way the game utilizes items during the races. Well, for the first time in a long time, producer Shigeru Miyamoto explains exactly why they decided to use items in the game.

The Fate Of The Furious Trailer With Mario Kart Characters Is Hilarious

With Fate of the Furious finally hitting theaters, some creative YouTubers decided it would be a fun idea to reimagine the film's trailer with the cast of Mario Kart. The results were pretty fantastic.

Mario Kart 64 Is Available On The Wii U Virtual Console

A fan-favorite racing game is finally making its way to the Wii U virtual console, just in time to end 2016 on a high note for Nintendo's digital offerings. Get ready to hit the insane tracks of Mario Kart 64.

Watch Mario Kart On Ice During Intermission At An NHL Game

There's never a bad time to play Mario Kart. That seems to be the gist of this next piece, as NHL fans were treated to a friendly rivalry of the mode 7 kart racing title during intermission in a match between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Pittsburgh Penguins.

Watch Conan O'Brien Hilariously Attempt To Play Mario Kart

I don't know how Nintendo came to terms with green-lighting the segment, but Conan O'Brien was joined by Seth Rogen and Zac Efron to play Mario Kart 8 for a Clueless Gamer segment, and the stipulation for the loser was to have a dick drawn on their face.

See The Awesome Mario Kart Easter Egg Worked Into Tesla's Autopilot

Tesla just recently announced their brand new model, proving that even classy, electric cars like these can be owned by those who couldn’t afford their predecessors. And now, Tesla has thrown in quite a clever and amusing Easter Egg for those obsessed with one particular Mario Kart track.

Mario Kart TV Wasn't As Successful As Nintendo Had Hoped

One thing we at least have to give to Nintendo at just about every turn: they're creative. The company isn't afraid to go out on a limb and try something new. However, sometimes trying something new doesn't always translate into something successful, just like with their Mario Kart TV service, which is now coming to an end.

This Is What Super Mario Kart Looks Like With Over 100 Racers

I'm sure some gamers out there have been wondering what Super Mario Kart would be like with more players. Each new iteration has seen a bump up in player count and in track size. Well, one creative gamer decided to test out what it would be like with 100 racers on the track at one time.

GTA 5 Mod Turns The Game Into Mario Kart

Mods for GTA V are finally getting to the point where we're seeing the creative boundaries get pushed to the limits and some really cool stuff is starting to emerge now that mesh imports, model swaps, custom textures and original geometry can be modded into the game. All of that is to say that Mario Kart maps are being implemented into GTA V.

Why Nintendo Has No Plans For Yearly Mario Kart Or Smash Bros.

According to a new interview with Examiner via GameSpot, Nintendo of America's Scott Moffitt came forward to explain why, exactly, we won't be seeing these franchises popping up every year a la Call of Duty or Assassin's Creed nowadays.

See The Incredible Mario Kart Nursery A Dad Made For His Baby

This very talented father-to-be found out that he was having another child, and a number of thoughts ran through his head, but one was the most important: How would he theme the baby's nursery?

How Mario Kart Players Are Paying Tribute To Satoru Iwata

Though the passing of Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata left a hole in the hearts of many of us working in the video game industry, his legacy will live on in the games he worked on and those that he touched.

Mario Kart: Fury Road Is The Best Mad Max Parody Yet

Someone took the time to completely redo the Mad Max: Fury Road two minute trailer as a Mario Kart: Fury Road trailer. It's pretty badass and features a lot of replacement items in the trailer with Mario Kart-themed items and colors.

Every Major Mario Kart Power-Up Item, Ranked

Ranked in order from best to worst, you can check out the complete list of the items, some of your favorites and some of your most hated in Nintendo's Mario Kart series.

Mario Kart Can Reduce Stress

Luigi might look perpetually pissed-off in Mario Kart 8 but the player controlling him isn't. A new study suggests that video games can play an effective role in reducing stress.

Metroid, Mario Kart, Kirby And Brain Age Are May's Nintendo Rewards

Four new titles have been rotated in for the Club Nintendo Rewards program in May, including some old school Metroid, Mario Kart and Kirby, as well as some Brain Age goodness for those who want to give the grey matter a mild workout.

Top 10 Racing Games Of All Time

Here's a quick list of the top 10 racing games you'll most certainly want to play or at least check out... assuming you're in the mood to rev-up some engines and enjoy a laid back time burning rubber on the pavement, or rushing through the digital wind at unimaginably high speeds.

Don't Have A Wii U For Mario Kart 8? Check Out GMod Tower's Source Karts

Gamers who may be head-over-heels for some intense, Mario Kart-style racing but either don't have or can't afford a Wii U, can at least take some refuge in a very spiffy alternative in the form of GMod Tower's Source Kart.

Mario Kart 8 Limited Edition Bundle Revealed

May 30th is coming and it will be a glorious moment. The Wii U's official resurrection starts on that date, because it's the day and date that one of the biggest first-party titles for Nintendo's little-console that-could launches.

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