The Nintendo 64 took the world by storm when it was released in 1996, and sold just under 33 million copies through 2005. A long list of classics emerged from the range of games developed for the console, form first-person shooter challenges to racing adventures. Here are the 50 greatest […]
The newly released Mario Kart Tour is Nintendo’s biggest mobile game launch ever, with more than 20 million downloads in a single day, based on data from SensorTower. Mario Kart Tour changes the series’ classic formula a bit, introducing touch controls and microtransactions. The game manages to capture most of […]
The first-ever “Mario Kart” game is headed to smartphones this summer – it’s called “Mario Kart Tour,” and it’s free-to-play. The game isn’t available just yet, but an early version is available to a select group of people on Android devices. After playing the game on Wednesday morning, I have […]
In 2015, the Strong Museum of Play in Rochester, New York, opened the World Video Game Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame inductees are chosen for their long-lasting popularity, international appeal, and overall influence on pop culture. Every game inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame is […]
The Strong National Museum of Play has inducted four new titles into its World Video Game Hall of Fame: “Super Mario Kart,” “Mortal Kombat,” “Microsoft Solitaire,” and “Colossal Cave Adventure.” The 2019 World Video Game Hall of Fame inductees were chosen for their iconic status and overall influence on popular […]
“Mario Kart Tour” will be the first Mario Kart game to hit mobile devices later this summer. Nintendo is now letting Android users sign up for a closed beta test; the beta will run from May 22 to June 4. “Mario Kart 8 Deluxe” is the best-selling Nintendo Switch game […]
In a video released on Wednesday, the NFL’s Carolina Panthers used 16 different video games to show off their regular season matchups. Most of the games are retro titles from the 90s, but there are some references to modern games, like “Pokémon Go.” The NFL season kicks off on September […]
Nintendo is beloved for its iconic gaming characters, and the games they star in are blockbuster hits. The “Super Mario Bros.” and “Legend of Zelda” gaming franchises are two of Nintendo’s best sellers. But a third, unexpected franchise is actually Nintendo’s most important: “Mario Kart.” Like Mickey Mouse is to […]
Nintendo’s biggest franchise, “Mario Kart,” is finally heading to smartphones. The game is named “Mario Kart Tour.” It was planned for an early 2019 launch, but the game was delayed for a few different reasons. It’s now scheduled to arrive on September 25. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
Nintendo’s first “Mario Kart” game for smartphones is in development. The game, named “Mario Kart Tour,” was expected to arrive by the end of March. Now, Nintendo says it won’t arrive until some point in the summer. “Mario Kart” has been a big deal for over 25 years. And now […]
The helicopter for a local Kansas City TV station captured a game of “Mario Kart” being played on the jumbotron at Kauffman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals. Aerial footage showing the game on the screen was posted to Twitter on Tuesday, where the post has recieved more than […]
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Google Maps and Nintendo announced a temporary, opt-in feature that allows users to “navigate the world as Mario.” “Mario Mode” changes Google Maps’ blue navigation arrow to a “Mario Kart” character, in honour of Nintendo’s iconic video game series. It’s in honour of March 10th, or “Mario Day.” Mar. 10. […]
“Mario Kart” has been a big deal for over 25 years. And now –finally – it’s coming to smartphones. What you see above is the majority of what we know about the upcoming game. We asked Nintendo a bunch of questions, and were told that there’s nothing more to say […]
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