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Tuesday Jul 22 | Polygon

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.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Kotaku

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.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Kotaku

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)

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Examiner.com

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.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Super Mario, Video Games, Best of 2007

Penny-Arcade

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.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Video Games, The Wolf Among Us, Telltale Games

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Weekender

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.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Video Games, Super Mario, Mario Kart 8, Wii U, WII

The Hill

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.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Video Games, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, David Vitter, Republican, Ron Wyden, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Bill Shuster

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Daily Mail

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.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Video Games, Science / Technology, Inventions

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Warrnambool Standard

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.

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Polygon

'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.

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Related Topix: Valve Software, Dota 2, Video Games, Nintendo

Kotaku

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.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Technabob.com

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.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Video Games

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Star Tribune

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.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Video Games, Yoshi's New Island, Arzest

Benzinga

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 .

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Kotaku

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.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Mario Kart 8, Video Games

Metro

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.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Video Games, Mario Kart 8, The, Deep Silver

Sun Jun 29, 2014

HeraldNet

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.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Video Games, Mario Kart 8, The, Deep Silver, WII, Wii U

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Motley Fool

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.

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Related Topix: Toys for Bob, Skylanders, Activision, Nintendo, Video Games, 2012, Gliese Games, n-Space, Skylanders Swap Force, Disney Infinity, Disney Interactive Studios, Avalanche Software

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Polygon

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.

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Warrnambool Standard

World record bid

FOR a group of Brauer College students, winter school holidays mean long sessions in front of the TV playing video games.

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