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Mario Kart 8 outsells Infamous/Titanfall, Wii U sales jump, E3 Predictions - Week in Review 6/7/14

Welcome to the latest edition of Nintendo Enthusiast - Week in Review. The lovely Janey joins Shawn Long as a special cohost as they break down last weeks big Nintendo news such as Mario Kart 8's initial weekend sales, Wii U consoles flying off the shelf, Tomodachi Life Review, and much more. Be sure to check out the special Retro Game of the Week, and stick around till the end to see Janey do a Super Mario Bros. Super Show Rap Dance while a certain plumber stares on!

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KonsoruMasuta1170d ago (Edited 1170d ago )

Mario Kart actually did better than I expected. I expected about half a million in the first week.

superbhoy1170d ago

So how many Wii U's did it sell? must have been a lot.

mikel10151170d ago

187,000 last week and that was in 3 days of the game being released, not even a full week

No_Limit1170d ago (Edited 1170d ago )

It's Mario...The last Wii version sold about 33 million so it is no surprise it is selling like hot cakes. The Mario Kart 8 deluxe bundle is sold out everywhere in my area and even Gamestop.com is sold out of it. And to think Nintendo games, especially Mario Kart, traditionally have long legs and will sell throughout the entire life cycle of a console, it is only the beginning, folks. Greatly deserved too!

randomass1711170d ago

I got the Limited Edition myself from my trip to NYC. That was a tough stay, but I stuck it out and got my blue shell trophy lol. I also got my Wii U the other day (decided not to go for the bundle and found a nice deal at Target). So far I've been loving it. So glad it's helping Wii U sales. :)

Gamer-401170d ago

Mario Kart 8 outsells Infamous/Titanfall.

Nice. LoL.

Zjet1170d ago

I knew this would happen, i love all the platforms and have all 3, but its a shame a lot of retailers lost hope in Wii U, Mario Kart 8 will be the catalyst to a better future hopefully

HexxedAvenger1170d ago

That's awesome! hope Nintendo keeps the ball rolling.

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