Andrew Day from Capsule Computers wrote:
The Mario Kart franchise is one of the best selling video game series of all time, with over 80 million copies sold over its long tenure. People are addicted to the family-friendly kart racer, and it is due in no small part to its consistent, yet always evolving formula. Mario Kart has always taken the extra step with each new installment, never being satisfied with resting on its laurels. With that in mind, I stepped up to the podium at this year’s EB Games Expo, and sped Mario down a racetrack to find out if the upcoming Mario Kart 8 for Wii U is worth the wait.