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Latest Mario Kart 8 Update Takes Players Above the Clouds

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Nintendo revealed new tracks and characters for the much anticipated new Mario Kart game for Wii U.

Racing into living rooms in Spring 2014, Mario Kart 8 redefines the series in HD, with an assortment of familiar faces and gravity-defying new courses to compete within.

In today's Nintendo Direct update, company boss Satoru Iwata lifted the lid on new characters - Rosalina of Super Mario Galaxy fame and various "Baby" characters like Baby Mario and Luigi. Players will also take-off in a new airport course and a circuit that takes place high above the clouds.

The game is still on track for a Spring 2014 release.


 
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Jmanultra (guest) 18.12.2013 15:30#1

Can't wait for this! The footage of Mariokart at E3 propelled me to buy a Wii U.

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I just watched the trailer on the eShop because that one isn't a shitty, compressed version you get on YouTube and the like. Looks stunning! Rosalina is awesome and may end up being my main. Smilie

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That trailer was awesome. The airport track looks incredible!

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