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Mario Kart 8 – Yoshi Circuit DLC Retro Track Comparison

Nintendo is resurrecting the much-loved Yoshi Circuit for Mario Kart 8’s first add-on pack, due out next month.

The course originally appeared in GameCube entry Mario Kart: Double Dash – way back in 2003, just to make you feel old – but has been jazzed up with new visuals and a remixed score.

Interestingly, Yoshi Circuit was already brought back as a retro track – in Mario Kart DS. In this video, the good guys at Eurogamer compared both the GameCube and DS versions with the brand new Wii U remake.

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THE MARIO KART 8 MERCEDES-BENZ DLC HAS BEEN DOWNLOADED OVER ONE MILLION TIMES

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Nintendo Japan has announced via Twitter that the free Mercedes-Benz downloadable content for Mario Kart 8 has been downloaded by fans over one million times. Even though the DLC is completely free, Nintendo has to be pleased fans are running out to download the additional cars.

More DLC is planned for the title next month so stay tuned.

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All New Mario Kart 8 Footage Showing Off New DLC

Here is all new footage of the newly release Mario Kart 8 DLC for Wii U. All footage was taken directly from Mario Kart TV and uploaded via the Wii U system. The all new DLC allows players to race in 3 different Mercedes Benz karts. If you preorder the upcoming DLC, players can access different colored Yoshi’s and Shy Guys as well.

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Massive Mario Kart 8 DLC Confirmed by Nintendo

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Massive Mario Kart 8 DLC Packs Add 16 New Courses, Plus New Drivers and Karts.

Earlier today we reported that there was a major Mario Kart 8 leak and now the good people over at Nintendo have confirmed; there is a lot of interesting stuff headed to Mario Kart 8. Here is the official press release from the Big N:

Two new downloadable content packs will take the world of Mario Kart 8 in directions the franchise has never seen before, while significantly expanding game-play options. The packs, which launch this fall and in spring of 2015, and are available for advance purchase starting Aug. 27 at $7.99 each (or $11...

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Major Mario Kart 8 DLC Leak

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If this image is anything to go by, it looks like the Wii U hit Mario Kart 8 will be receiving some amazing DLC come November. According to this page here, each add on content pack will contain two new cups, each with four courses, which, in total, increases the number of available courses by 50 percent.

Is this legit? Let us know what you think in the comment section

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Mario Kart 8 to Undergo Maintenance August 27th to Prepare for Update

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Here are the times that Mario Kart 8 will undergo its maintenance for the upcoming update that will allow users to download the Mercedes Benz DLC:

Europe : 8.50AM to 10AM
UK : 7.50AM to 9AM
USA (East Coast) : 2.50AM to 4AM
USA (West Coast) : 1.50PM to 1AM (Tuesday > Wednesday)
Japan : 3.50PM to 5PM

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Nearly Half of Wii U Owners Purchased Mario Kart 8

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Nintendo has announced that the outstanding Mario Kart 8 has sold through 2.82 million copies since it launched at the end of May. Mario Kart 8 has only been out for just over a month but the title has been sold to nearly half of the population that own a Wii U. Nintendo has seen a surge in sales for the latest home console and will hopefully ride some of this momentum into the coming holiday season.

Nintendo has a number of high profile titles headed to the system so it will be interesting to see how Nintendo’s latest home console performs.

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Hilarious Mario Kart 8 Luigi “Death Stare” Compilation

This is too funny NOT to post. Check out this hilarious Mario Kart 8 Luigi “Death Stare” Compilation and get ready to laugh. We find it so funny that this is becoming such a phenomenon and was even featured on the news.

Check out the video and let us know what you think.

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Mario Kart 8 Trending Big on Twitter

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Despite the fact that Mario Kart 8 was released 5 days ago, the title is still a worldwide trending topic on Twitter for the past week. Mario Kart 8 has received numerous accolades for being arguably the best title in the series and has already sold over 1.2 million games. The positive praise and the amazing sales numbers should give Nintendo some momentum heading into this years E3.

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Mario Kart 8 Review

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Mario Kart 8 has officially power slid its way onto the Wii U and the results are nothing short of magnificent. Mario Kart 8 not only proves Nintendo has mastered HD but it gives Wii U owners another fantastic title to add to their growing “must have” titles. Whether you are a seasoned vet with the series or a complete new comer, Mario Kart 8 is something special.

How does this new entry in the beloved series fair? Read on and find out.

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