This AWESOME Mario Kart Lego is the blue shell of builds

A collaboration between 6kyubi6, 74louloute and fujiia celebrates the awesomeness that is Mario Kart. Even though this game makes you hate your friends, these pals somehow made this build come together. All of my favorite characters are represented and nearly all of the weapons of destruction were built. » 11/20/14 6:34pm 11/20/14 6:34pm

Link Is Now In Mario Kart, And He Brought A Sword

Those "Real" Mario Ads Just Got Weirder

Zelda, Animal Crossing Coming To Mario Kart 8 [UPDATE: Prices]

Someone Made A Drake-Mario Kart Mash-Up And It's Great

You've really gotta hand it to Nintendo fans. Instead of just moping about not being able to trash talk in Mario Kart 8, they keep coming up with bigger and better ways to show off their skills. Not satisfied with taunting people in-game, one player has put his Mario Kart swagger to song: » 8/20/14 12:48pm 8/20/14 12:48pm

The Men Who Hacked Mario Kart 8

"I don't want to go to bed at night thinking I've ruined thousands of people's fun," one of the two men who's cracked open the code for the Wii U's biggest game told me this week. I was confused. » 8/15/14 6:35pm 8/15/14 6:35pm

​How To Get A Perfect Starting Boost In Mario Kart 8

It's no big secret that in Mario Kart, you can start each race with a turbo boost by punching the accelerator at the perfect moment before the race begins. The question is: How do you get the timing right? » 7/02/14 3:17pm 7/02/14 3:17pm

You can STILL buy this amazing t-shirt (it's just more expensive now)

When Game of Thrones meets Mario Kart in a manner as perfect as this, you need to suck it up and spend the money. This excellent design costs $10 plus shipping and is available at Shirtpunch.com until midnight Eastern tonight, at which time it effectively gets blue-shelled into oblivion. » 6/23/14 8:20pm 6/23/14 8:20pm

Is Mario Kart 8's Mercedes GLA The Future Of Game Product Placement?

By now you've probably seen the delightful Japanese Super Mario Bros. ad for the Mercedes-Benz GLA. (If you haven't, you need to watch it.) But Mario and Mercedes go deeper than just that ad: You'll be able to download a GLA to drive in the all-new Mario Kart 8 game. » 6/02/14 3:00pm 6/02/14 3:00pm

Luigi Is A Huge Jerk In The New Mario Kart

The best thing about the new Mario Kart game is the replay mode. Through smart use of character focus and camera angles it brings a little narrative to each race. In this case, a simple overtaking becomes something more sinister. » 6/01/14 9:10pm 6/01/14 9:10pm

You Can Download a Mercedes Benz in Mario Kart 8

22 Years Of Mario Kart In Under Two Minutes

Mario Kart 8 is almost upon us. But before we all get too carried away with all the awesome new features like anti-gravity and next-gen mustaches, let's pause for a moment to reflect on the long, eventful life of this wonderful series. » 5/07/14 3:55pm 5/07/14 3:55pm

Mario Kart 8 Gets Back To Classic Tracks With Unbelievable Graphics

Mario Kart quickly became a pillar of mass-appeal video gaming when it made its 3D debut on Nintendo 64. Now it looks like the upcoming 8th rendition for Wii U will revisit some of those 64-bit race tracks we knew and loved in the glossy glory of modern graphics. » 4/03/14 3:20pm 4/03/14 3:20pm

Which Mario Kart Is The Greatest Mario Kart?

What's the point of having a new discussion system like Kinja if you can't address the biggest issues? We played the real life Mario Kart and it was kind of great, but it's not the greatest Mario Kart. Make your argument below. » 3/10/14 3:40pm 3/10/14 3:40pm

Is SXSW's Real Life Mario Kart As Amazing As You'd Imagined?

Everyone who's played Mario Kart secretly wants it to be real. Sure, flinging turtle shells and banana peels at other cars will probably get you arrested, and while I once did go karting after eating some shrooms, I can't say it helped my speed. So I was exited to try real-life Mario Kart at SXSW. Here's what it's… » 3/10/14 12:00pm 3/10/14 12:00pm

They Have Real-Life Mario Kart In Austin For SXSW And It Looks Amazing

You think you're too cool for South By Southwest, the annual tech and music conference that takes over Austin, Texas for two weeks? Then I have four words for you: Real Life Mario Kart. Nothing could possibly be better than that. » 3/07/14 8:24pm 3/07/14 8:24pm

Relive the Olympics With This Mario Kart-Remix of Speed Skating Finals

As you know, the Winter Olympics in Sochi came to an end last night. The Games had everything: fashion icons, history-making ties, eye infections, and a creepy bear. Well, almost everything: There were no Mario Kart-related videos. » 2/24/14 9:25am 2/24/14 9:25am

Soon, You Can Buy A Real Mario Kart

This isn't an action figure, or some random capsule collectible. This baby is a "full size" 6V ride-on Mario Kart, and is ready for you to try and cram your butt into. » 2/21/14 8:51am 2/21/14 8:51am