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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the 'Ultimate MK8 Experience' - Hands-on with New Battle Mode

The end product, as the Nintendo Treehouse representative said, was the “Ultimate Mario Kart 8 experience.We did try out regular old Mario Kart 8 racing, and even here there were changes. read more

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe File Size Shows Big Jump Over Wii U Version

According to new info from Amazon Germany, via Nintendo Wire, it’s a pretty big jump.9GB file size from Wii U. read more

Latest Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Trailer Shows Off What's New In The Game

Rather than having to wait a few years for a completely new Mario Kart game on the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo wisely decided to port the game over to the Switch with a number of new features, some of which are shown off in a new trailer ahead of the release of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.The release for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is next Friday, April 28, so Nintendo is getting a jump on that release by releasing a new trailer for the game. read more

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Review

For those that plan on playing Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on the go in handheld mode, the game’s resolution will drop to 720p.Like the previous release, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe supports a few different controllers schemes that all work quite well. read more

Target Gets a Makeover for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Launch

“So we’re delivering the fun like only Target can, giving generations of Mario fans a shopping trip they won’t soon forget.” Things start off outside the store, with the giant red balls that are made to stop cars being turned into Mario and Luigi. read more

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Guide: How To Unlock Gold Mario

Unlike the release of Mario Kart 8 on Wii U that required you to unlock a lot of different characters, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Nintendo Switch dials that back by having almost all of them available from the very start.While Mario Kart 8 Deluxe does add a few new characters from the get go in the game, one that you have to unlock is Gold Mario, which is essentially a variation of Metal Mario. read more

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Guide: How To Unlock More Vehicle Parts

The Mario Kart series has always been about providing varying options of characters and vehicles for players and Mario Kart 8 was no different.While there isn’t much changed in that area in the new release on Nintendo Switch as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, there are still plenty of vehicle parts to unlock while playing the game. read more

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Guide: How To Get A Boost At The Start Of Every Race

The lower level difficulties such as 50cc and 100cc in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe are not that bad and allow you to mess up and be able to recover pretty easily.At the start of every race in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, a Lakitu will pop up with a traffic light and start a countdown of 3, 2, 1, before the go. read more

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Guide: How To Avoid Blue Shells

The Mario Kart series has likely been the cause of the ending of some friendships over the years with the brutal competition it provides.Perhaps the most frustrating moment in all of Mario Kart is the Blue Shell, the bane of the person in first place’s existence. read more

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Guide: How to Turn Auto-Steer On and Off

Along with these changes and additions came some behind the scenes stuff, like auto-steer, which keeps players locked to the tracks, unable to fall off the sides.Here’s a quick guide on how to turn auto-steer on and off in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. read more

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Guide: How to Turn On Motion Controls

Ever since Mario Kart hit the Wii it has had motion controls as a central part of the gameplay.For the latest game on Switch motion controls are off by default. read more

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Guide: How To Drift For The Biggest Boost

However, learning how to get turbo boosts effectively throughout the race is even more important, which is done through drifting.For anyone that has played the Mario Kart series over the years, you should know what drifting is, even when it was known as powersliding in the past. read more

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Guide: Can You Switch Between Your Two Items?

While the idea of two racers has not returned in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, the ability to have two items has.In Double Dash, you had the ability to switch between your two racers, which in turn meant you could switch between the two items you have. read more

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Debuts At #1 On UK Sales Charts

According to Games Industry, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe started off very strong this past week in the UK by coming in at #1 on the sales chart.What is even more impressive is that Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’s topping of the charts is the first Nintendo game to do this since Pokemon White did so back in 2011. read more

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Guide: How To Unlock The Gold Standard Kart

The majority of the vehicle unlocks in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe are done by collecting coins that then lead to unlocks.Like the method to unlock Gold Mario though as we told you about in another guide, you’re going to have to complete a series of different challenges to get the sought after Gold Standard Kart. read more

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Guide: How To Unlock The Gold Tires

While some are just unlocked by outright collecting coins, a few require specific conditions, including the Gold Tires.One element that has started to become tradition in Mario Kart is the series of gold vehicle parts. read more

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Guide: How To Unlock The Gold Glider

Gliders are a relatively new addition to the Mario Kart franchise, making their debut in Mario Kart 7 for the Nintendo 3DS.The Gold Glider was one of the most time consuming unlockables in Mario Kart 8, but thankfully that has been fixed a little bit here. read more

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Sold Over 459,000 Copies on Launch Day Alone

Now the title has hit Nintendo Switch in the form of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, offering the same amazing gameplay and graphics with a bunch of extra stuff thrown in.And the audience is apparently ready this time with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe becoming the fastest selling game in franchise history. read more

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Playing With Friends Error Work Around

Playing with friends in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Switch is proving to be quite difficult for those that purchased the game.Regardless, here’s the method that some Mario Kart 8 Deluxe players have been using to play with their friends (via Reddit). read more

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Sales Off to Huge Start in Japan

Now we have Japanese figures for the launch week, which shows the game is off to another big start across the Pacific.According to official Media Create figures, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sold 280,229 copies during the week of 4/24-4/30. read more

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