One month from today, Mario Kart 8 will be driving players wild with anti-gravity racing action. To get people revved up for the Wii U game, Nintendo released a new features trailer that announced some additional news nuggets.
What a great looking game! Visual and gameplay-wise.
So many tiny details in this game. Love the notes playing as you drive over the piano keys. Sure it may not look like Drive Club or Forza, but the game is going to be so much fun to play.
Agreed... For the first time today I noticed players heads and eyes turning to watch other players speeding past them. Subtle stuff like that really helps polish a game.
kart racers =/= racing sims They are not to be compared
I was referring to graphics. Since a lot of people on this site value graphics over gameplay.
still though Racing Sims focus only on vehicles, tracks, terrains and weather effects. Kart racers does too but more with characters, animations, items and others. But if you want to compare it to Forza wait til May 30th and wait til Project Cars comes on Wii U then we can see.
The new Rainbow Road is nice. Mixed with a space station, fitting for the anti-gravity.
Jeez I really hope they still have a number of secret unlockable racers. Why announce them all, isn't part of the fun finding out for yourself.
probably, the past 2 games there were several unlockables and the game just added another row. But yeah, hopefully there is more, unlocking things(characters, karts, parts) is part of the appeal of completing the tournaments
A little ray of sunshine, aren't you? XD
So you like everything handed to you leaving nothing to unlock in a game such as this. Yeah ok then....
- Never mind, post by mistake.
But Nintendo isn't forcing me to watch this stuff, you know. I actually refrained from looking at most Mario Kart 8-related content precisely because I want to be surprised when I play the actual game. You could do the same. Even still, I doubt Nintendo has shown us everything there's to know about MK8. Prior to the release of Mario 3D World, they also gave us lots of trailers showing lots of stuff, and I saw most of them... but I was still amazed when I got to play the actual game. :)
This game looks like insane fun
Battle mode on normal racing maps is very disappointing.... Hopefully they are hiding battle arenas. No idea why they got rid of arenas huge let down ...
i kinda agree with you, but most previews ive seen says it was actually very good. Im still hoping for some regular arenas though, at least just to make sure that not all stages are a loop. I would prefer for them to be in the game, but last case scenario, battle arenas DLC. 4 stages and a new mode for $5, i would go with that
News reports from reputable site. Battle Mode is back, but Nintendo explained that it would be a little different. Instead of arenas, the developers decided to take new and existing courses and re-engineer them for Battle Mode’s frantic style of play. I played a quick match on Moo Moo Meadows, and I consider this was a positive change. Hoping when the say new approach it wasn't just a shortcut to meet the release date... Maybe at e3 they announce that mk8 has DLC finally... One would only hope.
You`ve got to be impressed even if it`s not your taste in genre.
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