E3 2013: Mario Kart 8 Is Speeding It’s Way to Nintendo Wii U in Spring 2014

on June 11, 2013 10:23 AM

Nintendo has officially announced today Mario Kart 8 for Wii U will be making its way to us spring 2014. Mario Kart 8 will introduce a new hover kart mechanic which automatically activates at certain points in new stages.

Mario Kart 8 will also bring back the bikes previously seen in series in addition to standard karts.

Characters confirmed so far are Mario, Toadette, Daisy, Koopa Troopa, Bowser, Donkey Kong, Luigi, Waluigi and Peach. Nintendo’s President Satoru Iwata stated it will feature “the best collection of modes yet” for online play. In addition to this news, players will be able to interact with one another worldwide via Miiverse.

Check out the trailer below for all the action.

 /  Staff Writer
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