Mario Kart 8 was announced at E3, and it features a new Galaxy-esque mechanic allowing players to drive upside down; that should make for some potentially interesting tracks! Check out some gameplay from E3 below:
Whoa those graphics are pretty tight.
Correction: they are f'ing beautiful. ;p
holy sh't now imagine playing that with 7 of your friens on live or psn on an xbox 1 or ps4... and looking even better!!!! where the f"ck is crash team racing????? thta is one series that needs to come back next gen
can't wait. Looks awesome.
Looks so much better than Mario Kart 7 kind of puts it to shame!
Hey, MK7 is still 7th Heaven! This is just the 8th Wonder. :P
I still love me some me some Mario Kart 7 but this is a huge improvement!
Game looks awesome.
Along with my pre-ordered PS4, I am soooo tempted to pick up a Wii U for this...OMG, my girlfriend and I would have a blast!!! This is not the only Wii U game that has caught my attention.
Pick one up around the holidays, that is when key titles start rolling in.
Yeah for sure gamer friend, may even get a price cut *fingers crossed! Go Mario Go!!! Look at the graphics, and that colour pallet!! (in Yoda voice) 'Play this in the dark, we must!!'
Ok, im a happy wii U owner! My girlfriend loves this:D
I know they stated the game will be 60 fps.. but have they confirmed if it will be native 720 or 1080p? Wonder how battle / split screen racing will perform frame rate wise... looks great right now.
I played it! Its in 1080p if I remember. Going back to BestBuy to play them AGAIN!!! ALL the games are AMAZING! PEOPLE GO GET YOURSELF A WII U NO JOKE!
I already own a Wii U and currently enjoy all the games that are out.. the indie / virtual console games are keeping me busy along with NSMB U / Rayman challenge app.
Lego City and Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate are HUGE games you should give them a try too.
Watching this and other MK8 videos...then watching MK7 video...Wow. It really does put it to shame.
Man, the design on these tracks. I get the next-gen graphics thing, I really do, but throughout all those demos, I don't think I saw graphics that *looked* this good from an aesthetic standpoint. Maybe FFXV - maybe. The video's obviously a 30fps video, I hope the game really is running at 60. This... this might make me want a Wii U. Like, seriously, I've been poking fun at that thing for so long, but if this is as good as it looks, sign me the heck up.
Looks very clean! and FUN! :D
Cant wait for this game and the reason why Nintendo will never die is because of games like this. Looks amazing I do hope we see a DD game again though.
This game is big time on my radar, they day its out il grab a wii u for sure.
I'm not being funny guys but Mario kart 8 should looks loads better than Mario kart 7 as the latter was on 3ds and not a home console. You lot should be comparing to Mario kart wii not Mario kart 7 !!!!
I hope online doesn't get hacked so we can actually have some competitive and fair battles. This is one of their top 5 franchises, and you only get one entry in a console life cycle so I'm glad they are making it awesome.
People confuse graphics and art design too easily lol. the art design is beautiful, not the graphical fidelity.
Eeeeehh... Is this it? This and the new SSB? I mean, they look okay, but neither justify owning a Wii-U; not yet anyways. I mean this seems like it looks and plays just like MK7, with a few twists and here there, and Wii Fit Trainer for Smash Bros? I mean the Megaman reveal was one of the most badass SSB trailers I've ever seen, but that Trainer?... C'mon Nintendo. What are you doing?... I own a Wii-U, and I want to like it... But Nintendo just won't do anything new. They've lost virtually every bit of 3rd party support they had, and now they're just crawling back to "play it completely safe" mode... Give us something Nintendo... More than just this...
The announced 3 characters villager, Wii Fit Trainer, and Megaman... all of which I think are great additions.. Villager and Wii Fit Trainer are hilarious additions that I can see people in my circle playing and having a blast just laughing at her moves when she dominates people... The game is due next year so they are still tweaking the graphics and adding more characters.. This is what it looks like now and it is pretty good looking.. same goes for Mario Kart... what we seeing are early builds. Mario Kart 8 looks really good... I personally have not played Mario Kart 7 and dont own a 3ds so to me this is going to be new experience. The fact that it is going to be full HD at 60 fps makes it a big deal not to mention expanded online features as well as Mario Kart TV... Nintendo has stated they will be giving us really good stuff in 2014.. It is just that they had to bring their sales up with some titles in 2013 ... If you look at their titles in 2014 all of them graphically look MUCH MUCH better... Smash Brothers, Mario Kart, Bayonetta 2, and X... Also they said they were going to show the new Zelda this E3 but held back .. So next E3 you will most likely see the NEWEST zelda.. Some of the games look safe, but I have not seen a single person say they dont look polished and fun.. Every review has said they look amazing and have really fun aspects to them.. A bunch of reviews say that Mario 3d World plays a lot differently than Mario 3d land once you get your hands on it... I personally think their schedule for the next year is great and will convince a lot to buy the system... this list doesnt even include Watchdogs or Deus Ex or COD Ghost.. 2013 Game & Wario New Super Luigi U The Wonderful 101 Pikmin 3 Super Mario 3D World Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Retros new project) The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD Wii Fit U Wii Party U 2014 Smash Brothers Bayonetta 2 Mario Kart 8 X Yarn Yoshi
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