Mario Kart 8


Playing With Hasbros Monopoly Gamer at PAX East

Playing With Hasbro's Monopoly Gamer at PAX East

Monopoly, in general, gets a bad rap for being a game that causes a lot of fights. And it should to a degree because the goal of the game is to be a capitalist and put everyone else in the poor house. Which is why we enjoyed seeing a new version stray away from that […]

Mario Kart 8s Tracks Are Surprisingly Massive

Mario Kart 8's Tracks Are Surprisingly Massive

[caption id="attachment_695616" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit// Shesez[/caption] Thanks to the work of a YouTube quite literally breaking down boundaries in Mario Kart 8 levels, we've gotten a better look at just how detailed each track really is If the images do indeed show the size and scale of the levels, well, tracks like Ribbon Road are far more[...]

Nintendo Offers A Tutorial For Turbo Time Maneuvers

Nintendo Offers A Tutorial For Turbo Time Maneuvers

Inside every game of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, there's an options menu that talks about how to pull off all the mini-turbo moves you can do as you glide But even with that guide, it's kind of hard to successfully pull off that maneuver every single time Especially the new one with blue sparks Well,[...]

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Is The Game We Should Have Received Three Years Ago

'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' Is The Game We Should Have Received Three Years Ago

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] This morning, Nintendo announced that Mario Kart 8 Deluxe was the fastest selling Mario Kart game in the franchise's history, bringing in 459,000 packaged and digital sales Proving right now that it doesn't really matter what you think of the Nintendo Switch, people will purchase things they love in droves Mario Kart 8 in[...]


Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Gets A Date &#038 Details

'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' Gets A Date & Details

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will bring a mushroom sized set of extras to the game, include five new characters:  Bowser Jr., Inkling Girl, Inkling Boy, King Boo, and Dry Bones New features will include fresh karts inspired by Splatoon, the ability to hold two items at once, returning question block prizes like the item-stealing Boo[...]

Nintendo Reveals Game File Sizes For Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Reveals Game File Sizes For Nintendo Switch

 The full list of sizes is:The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - 13.4 GB Dragon Quest Heroes I+II - 32 GB Mario Kart 8 - 7+ GB Puyo Puyo Tetris - 1.09 GB Disgaea 5 - 5.9 GB I Am Setsuna - 1.4 GB Nobunaga's Ambition - 5 GB Snipperclips - 1.6 GBGranted, the[...]


Mario Kart 8 DLC Tracks Revealed And Baby Park Is Among Them

Mario Kart 8 DLC Tracks Revealed And Baby Park Is Among Them

That might sound odd considering the Mario Kart: Double Dash classic is just an oval shape and a lap takes around 20 seconds to complete, but there is a drifting skill to it that makes it really fun to play against friends.That's why I'm really pleased to hear it's coming back in the newest Mario[...]

Here Is Another Mario Kart 8 200cc Comparion Showing Off The High Speeds

Here Is Another Mario Kart 8 200cc Comparion Showing Off The High Speeds

Last week, I shared a video showing off the breakneck speeds of Mario Kart 8's 200cc races The new mode is part of a free update that will be with us on April 23rd.If that first video didn't give you a good enough idea of the speeds that 200cc gets to, this one almost certainly will[...]

So How Fast Is Mario Kart 8 200CC Compared To 150CC

So How Fast Is Mario Kart 8 200CC Compared To 150CC?

We recently learnt that Mario Kart 8 was getting a free update that would include a 200CC mode on April 23rd This will be the fastest mode the series has ever implemented, which will no doubt make it the hardest mode in the game.The problem is we don't really have a frame of reference for just[...]

Mario Kart 8 Getting Animal Crossing DLC And 200CC Mode

Mario Kart 8 Getting Animal Crossing DLC And 200CC Mode

Mario Kart 8 was one of my top picks for Game of the Year last December, so obviously I'm pretty excited about any new content for the game.Last night during the Nintendo Direct a ton of that came our way too The first was the announcement of the new DLC for the game Much like[...]

Bleeding Cools Game Of The Year 2014

Bleeding Cool's Game Of The Year 2014

Each as good as the other. So here we go: Game of the Year Highlight #1 Mario Kart 8 Just because of my schedule and the sheer amount of games I have to get through, I don't get tons of time to revisit a lot of games I'd like too That should speak to the power of Mario Kart[...]

Bleeding Cools Gaming Awards 2014 (Excluding Game Of The Year)

Bleeding Cool's Gaming Awards 2014 (Excluding Game Of The Year)

One day, one of their titles won't work, but right now, they continue to be the consistent gold standard for narrative storytelling in games.Special MentionsNintendoBest Racing/Sports GameMario Kart 8Honestly, this wasn't a tough one for me Perhaps it is because I didn't play Forza Horizon 2, but even then, I wouldn't expect to be writing anything other[...]

Action Figure Showdown: Which Video Game Toy Series Is Right For You

Action Figure Showdown: Which Video Game Toy Series Is Right For You?

Surprisingly the only thing it isn’t available on is PC.What Comes With It?The starter pack contains the game, two figures, a portal and two trap crystals.But I Already Have an Old Skylanders Game?Sorry but Activision wanted everyone to buy a new starter set with a fancy portal that integrates the traps and talks to you.Can I[...]

The SML Podcast &#8211 Discussing Black Friday Sales And New Releases


The SML Podcast – Discussing Black Friday Sales And New Releases


I will fight you.Among the games discussed this week are Dragon Age: Inquisition, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Diablo III, Sunset Overdrive, Mario Kart 8, Super Smash Bros., Borderlands, and so so so much more!Check out the mp3 of the show here or check out the YouTube version!If that doesn't work for you, you can[...]

The SML Podcast &#8211 Nintendo News And A New Theme Song


The SML Podcast – Nintendo News And A New Theme Song!


By Joe Cammisa   [audio:http://joecam.net/SML/SML-e082.mp3]Monday night is here and it's time for The SML Podcast Episode 82: Bogetendo here on Bleeding Cool!It's been a long time coming, but new intro theme! It was created by the wonderful Grant Henry, also known as Stemage and the creator of Metroid Metal! There are a few more tweaks he's going[...]



The SML Podcast &#8211 Catching Up With  A Former Co-Host And Mario Kart 8

The SML Podcast – Catching Up With A Former Co-Host And Mario Kart 8

By Joe Cammisa[audio:http://joecam.net/SML/SML-e069.mp3]Monday night is here and it's time for The SML Podcast Episode 69: Huhhuh huh huh huhhuh here on Bleeding Cool!This week we have one of our original co-hosts back on the show joining us as Jason "Boge" Bogert sits in to chat games with us!We discuss what Boge has been up to[...]