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Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix Is a Video Game Coming Out This Week

Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix is very much a video game that is without a doubt coming out this week, promising a lot of gameplay.

October 4, 2020

Here’s the deal jack; there is a lot of PS5 and Xbox Series X news that is popping up this week. But why is nobody talking about the imminent game of the year, Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix? In case you weren’t aware, it is definitely a video game that is absolutely coming out sometime this week. And that ‘sometime’ is Tuesday.

In case you haven’t ever heard of Nickelodeon Kart Racers, what have you been doing with your life? We originally covered the 2018 prequel, originally wondering how the game ever got greenlit after some horrific-looking screenshots. After getting some hands-on time with the game, DualShockers specifically noted “Nickelodeon Kart Racers is a sin masquerading as a video game, and now we must all wish for forgiveness.

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With that said, let’s not let the sins of the father fall on the son, and take a look at Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix. Developer Bamtang games has been hyping up the additions to the formula — namely the addition of 18 new playable racers (one being JoJo Siwa, objectively the worst JoJo behind Giorno Giovanna). In fact, current marketing brags that NKR2:GP has the “largest collection of Nickelodeon characters ever in a Kart game!” You know, similar to how Mortal Kombat: Armageddon has the most Mortal Kombat characters in a fighting game.

More important to this is the changes that the developers have been noting to the racing engine, which is undoubtedly going to make this game more palatable than the original. When stacking against games like Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled, they will have some stiffer competition this time around. Add-in 4 new stages and 70 crew members and the game is definitely one to follow, especially if you fancy yourself a hardcore Nickelodeon fan.

Last but not least, we have some server support for Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix — for the first time, you will be able to play the game online with other people out there in the real world.

Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix is coming out on October 6, 2020 for Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One; the game will later be coming out on December 1, 2020 for PC. Check out later next week for a review from DualShockers. Many thanks to Chris for following up about our coverage on the game.

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Lou Contaldi specializes in both reviews and the business behind gaming. He began writing about tech and video games while getting his Juris Doctor at Hofstra University School of Law. He is maybe the only gaming journo based in Nashville, TN.

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