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Mario Kart 8

Yet another new reward has landed on Club Nintendo Europe. For 3,750 stars, the Mario Kart 8 unisex T-shirt can be yours.

The 100% cotton grey T-shirt comes in large, medium, and small sizes. It features the Japanese names of 12 popular racers from Mario Kart 8.

McDonald’s isn’t leaving Japan out of the Mario Kart 8 toy fun. Starting today, those who purchase a Happy Meal can receive a Mario visor or toy for Mario, Luigi, Donkey Kong, Peach, Yoshi, Bowser, and Toad.


Additional goodies will be given out throughout the month, too. There’s a reversible poster (available on the 6th and 7th), stickers (on the 13th and 14th), and a Christmas card (on the 20th and 21st).

Check out a commercial for the Japanese Mario Kart 8 toys below:


A new system update for the Wii U has been released. The download will fix issues that some users were having with uploading highlight reels from Mario Kart 8 to YouTube. As usual, the update will also “improve system stability” and “enhance the user experience”.


Over on Nintendo’s tech forum it’s been revealed that a fix is coming to an MKTV issue introduced with Mario Kart 8’s latest 3.0 update. Some users have been receiving Error Code 104-1852 when attempting to upload a highlight to YouTube, here’s what a representative had to say on the topic:

Currently, when attempting to upload a game highlight video to YouTube, some users may receive Error Code 104-1852 and the video upload may fail as a result. Nintendo is aware of this and a system update to address this issue is being prepared. We will provide a status update on our support website here once the system update is ready for release.

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