Mario Kart 8: Deluxe - Nintendo's 'brilliantly designed' racer


Speaking in the latest issue of Retro Gamer (as reported by GamesRadar), Nintendo's original Mario Kart team has revealed that the first game in the Mario Kart series - Super Mario Kart on the SNES - was directly borne from an attempt to create a multiplayer version of F-Zero.

GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is a global, multichannel video game, consumer electronics and wireless services retailer. Some of these modes are very familiar, such as the standard Balloon Battle that we've always played in Battle Mode. While Nintendo's top-notch art style works well in both docked and handheld modes, the game hasn't been tweaked all that much. That's an impressive leap forward in cultural relevance made all the more unusual by Mario Kart's true origin.

All of that is true of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe but slightly smoother graphics, an awesome Battle Mode, and extra content adds icing to a cake that's already overflowing with frosting.

But if you want to get an early start to your Mario Kart-racing weekend you'll want to get to your local GameStop or Best Buy at midnight to get your copy of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. This made me feel like I was always in the race, and the ideal two item pickup could take me from 8th into 1st.

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Ahead of the April 28 release of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Nintendo Switch, US retail store Target is giving its shopping carts a themed makeover.

Instead of the game's main course, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has included unique arenas.

“If Nintendo Switch and/or Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is on a customers gaming wish list, I would strongly suggest they plan to come to our stores as soon as they can. Everything is from the past games and environments which feel nostalgic to the addition, there is versus races, time trials and Grand Prix competitions for the players to pleasure up with. It's still not as good or addictive as Mario Kart 64, but there's something here for everyone, and with a group of friends, you're bound to have a good amount of fun. It allows more novice gamers to stay on track, especially considering Mario Kart 8 is quote intense in terms of track design. Players can also make use of the returning Feather item to jump over obstacles in Battle Mode, the Boo to steal items from others, and can once again carry two items at once for more strategic battling and racing. It's a trade off but one that gives any player the option of being a pro player.