Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Manic Mario Kart 8 trailer

mario2.jpg
mario1.jpg
mario3.jpg

We'd heard that the Rainbow Road had been closed for a lane extension, but we weren't aware just how much of an upgrade Nintendo were giving it.

In fact, all the circuits look huge, the power ups comically vicious and everything trundles along in glorious HD. If this new trailer for Mario Kart 8 were any more fresh and shiny, we'd be sick.

New powers include the Spin Boost, allowing you to gain speed by hitting your opponents, while the Piranha Plant item nibbles nearby racers. Mario's moustache even flaps in the wind!

Mario Kart 8 arrives on the Wii U on 30 May



(Images: Nintendo)

Related

unity2.jpg

Assassin's Creed: Unity Revealed

cod3.jpg

Call of Duty: Ghosts expansion trailer

sonic.jpg

Sonic Lost World Zelda Mashup

mordor2.jpg

Brutal trailer for Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor

hero3.jpg

Mario versus Everyone

mario1.jpg

Latest Mario Kart 8 trailer

Comments

More

This might be the greatest Rocket League goal ever scored

They think it's all Rover

by Gary Ogden
20 Feb 2017

Crash Bandicoot: the greatest game I ever played

As its PS4 return is announced, one writer salutes one of the best platformers of them all

by Ryan Young
17 Feb 2017

Francis Ford Coppola wants you to crowdfund an Apocalypse Now game

And it looks like it could be very disturbing indeed

by Jamie Carson
26 Jan 2017

Rogue One in 8-Bit is the Star Wars video game we all need

On the way to destroy the Death Star, Super Nintendo style

by Jamie Carson
26 Jan 2017

Super Mario in Grand Theft Auto is weird and awesome

Who would've thought Mario would get into a knife fight in a park?

by Jamie Carson
18 Jan 2017

Hurrah: The Nintendo Switch now has a price and release date

Here's everything you need to know about the new console

by Tom Fordy
13 Jan 2017

Netflix releases 8-bit game featuring Narcos and Stranger Things

Goodbye, productivity.

by Emily Badiozzaman
10 Jan 2017

If you own any of these video games you're sitting on a fortune

Here's hoping you were a hoarder

by David Cornish
09 Dec 2016

The Last Of Us 2 and nine more new Playstation games set for 2017

A certain spin-kicking marsupial is back, too!

by Chris Sayer
05 Dec 2016

Super Mario Run is coming to your mobile phone

Nintendo's mobile platformer finally gets a release date and price

by David Cornish
16 Nov 2016