Nintendo has officially adopted the Luigi Death Stare
No one is immune to the lure of the Luigi Death Stare, it seems, as Mario Kart 8 's latest Japanese commercial capitalizes on the meme in a rather dramatic way.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
What Those Items In Mario Kart 8 Are Really For
Mario Kart 8 is a great game. But like many great Nintendo games, there are certain things in it that seem to exist for no good reason.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Mario Kart 8's Yoshi, On A Yoshi Bike, In Yoshi's Valley
Boom. Done. Well, sort of. Never one to shy away from bizarre self-referential humor , Nintendo made a character, a vehicle, and a racetrack modeled off its adorable green dinosaur for Mario Kart 8. While I haven't encountered anything like it yet online, this means that there could very well be 24 separate Yoshis in a single Mario Kart race if ... (more)
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Top 10 most memorable Nintendo songs
Music plays a big part in all Nintendo games and as a result the sounds leave players with lasting memories.
News Post: Marxio Kart
So much of the current dialogue on Multiplayer is focused on social engineering slash incentivization structures, epitomized in the Riot Games milieu, where you sprinkle little bits of foil all throughout your UI and then empower Courts Of The People to adjudicate trials.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Get Your Game on: Nintendo releases best 'Mario Kart' game yet
Beep beep! It's Mario time! The granddaddy of go-kart racing games is back. Every generation of Nintendo consoles has had a "Mario Kart" game since the original came out on the SNES in 1992, and "Mario Kart 8" just might be the best one.
A Highway Trust Fund party invite? Only in Washington
Count this among the "only in D.C." emails: a Highway Trust Fund-themed party invitation that includes the photoshopped heads of lawmakers onto Mario Kart characters.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Crazy kartt: How do you ride the Crazy Cart? Find out in this video
It's e very Nintendo fan's dream come true - a real-life go kart that Super Mario hi mself would be proud to race through Bowser's Castle.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Warrnambool students claim world record for longest video racing game marathon
Brauer College students James Hickman, Josh Alexander, Harry Twyford and Matt Smith set a new world record for playing Mario Kart in one session - 35 hours and 46 minutes.
'Dota Dash' mod brings kart racing to Valve's MOBA
A modder in the Dota 2 community has figured out a way to introduce some basic kart-racing mechanisms to the game to create ' Dota Dash ,' a tribute to the Mario Kart series set entirely in the game.
Modders Begin Hacking Into Mario Kart 8
Using a browser hack to facilitate on-the-fly RAM edits, modders now have the power to rename courses and tweak musical cues in Mario Kart 8 - and this is only the beginning.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Mario Kart Hub Cap Art Will Give Luigi Something to Stare at
If you are looking for some new rims for your real life Mario Kart, look what artist Ashley Hay has done with her recycled art project.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Nintendo Tour 2014 coming to the Mall of America
Digital life reporter Katie Humphrey covers all things Internet and culture, from apps and social media to goofy memes and studies proclaiming tech will doom/save us all.
Nintendo Promoted 'Mario Kart 8,' Nintendo 2DS With $9.7 Million TV Ad Campaign
The company spent $2.8 million on national TV ads during the first four months of the year .
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Eight Rainbow Road Theme Songs In One Glorious Mashup
Rainbow Road is the final track in the final cup of Mario Kart 8 . It's been that way for Mario Kart's entire YouTuber TheEternalSushi has combined eight of the title songs from past and current versions of Rainbow Road into one triumphant-sounding and appropriately zany mashup that you can listen to up top.
Mario kart 8: The five stages of Mario Kart fury
If you're one of the lucky few to have your hands on the latest Mario Kart 8 release, or simply an old-time Nintendo fan, then you'll know all too well the frustration of racing Mario and his buddies.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Fantastic a Mario Kart 8a is sure to be a crowd pleaser
Any new "Mario Kart" game is eagerly anticipated, and, once again, gamers can count on Nintendo to deliver a quality iteration to one of Mario's top side gigs.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
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Will Marvel and Mario Help Disney and Nintendo Compete With Skylanders?
This made the sale of the game just the start of the company's relationship with its customers.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Mario Kart 8 surpasses 2 million units sold worldwide
Sales of Mario Kart 8 , the latest entry in Nintendo's kart racing franchise, hit about 2 million copies worldwide since its release a month ago, Nintendo of America confirmed with Polygon today.
World record bid
FOR a group of Brauer College students, winter school holidays mean long sessions in front of the TV playing video games.