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Mario Kart 8

The Mario Kart 8 comparisons aren’t done yet! GameXplain finished a new video that compares the different seasons in the new Animal Crossing track. Check it out below.

The latest Mario Kart 8 track comparison comes from NintendoWorldReport, who pitted the Wii U version of Neo Bowser City up against its 3DS counterpart. Take a look below:

Nintendo’s live stream for the Mario Kart 8 DLC Pack 2 is now live. We’ve included it after the break due to auto-play.

Today’s Mario Kart 8 update was accompanied by the addition of new Miiverse stamps. Players now have an extra 10 stamps at their disposal while writing comments in the game’s community.

As for what’s new specifically, Nintendo has added the following:

– Link
– Isabelle
– Animal Crossing tree
– F-Zero logo
– Bowser Clown jack-in-the-box
– Hylian symbol
– Animal Crossing house
– Blue Falcon
– Kung-Fu Lakitu
– Neo Bowser City logo

All of these stamps are available as soon as you apply today’s update.

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Nintendo is promoting Mario Kart 8’s latest downloadable content in Japan with a new commercial. The video primarily features Isabelle as well as the new Animal Crossing track. We’ve included the commercial below.

Now that the new Mario Kart 8 DLC has arrived, fans are starting to record a whole bunch of footage from the latest tracks. You can find a roundup of videos below.

The long awaited 2nd batch of Mario Kart 8 DLC along with its new update which includes the new 200cc mode is finally here! The update itself is approximately 250MB, while the DLC is 970MB. Yes, close to 1GB.

Here’s what you’ll find in the new update:
NOTE: Update is required to download the second DLC pack

– 9 new Mii suits added: Wario, Pac-Man, Olimar, Bowser, Sonic, Toad, Villager, Rosalina and Mega Man
– 200cc class added
– Added sparks effect when braking in 200cc class
– Added braking on the Wii Remote by pressing the B, 1 and 2 buttons at the same time
– Added ability to add CPU players for online custom rules (only human players will be counted for scoring)
– Press Minus to display the map on the TV screen with the Pro Controller, Classic Controller, Wii Remote + Nunchuk
– On the Animal Crossing circuit, seasons are not random when you play Time Attack (you only have Summer)
– 10 new stamps for Miiverse
– Various bug fixes

Once you boot up the game, you’ll be prompted to download the new update. Simply wait, and once it’s done you can go have fun!



Nintendo UK will be holding a special stream for Mario Kart 8 tomorrow. As the new DLC is launching, Nintendo will be showing off the new tracks as well as the 200cc mode. The stream will go live at 5 PM in the UK, which is 12 PM ET / 9 AM PT.


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