Mario kart

grip: combat racing

‘Grip: Combat Racing’ Evokes Offworld Fantasy and Sci-Fi Wanderlust

The new racing game brought me right back to the wild planets and sci-fi cityscapes of the Nintendo 64 heyday.
Danielle Riendeau
Diddy Kong Racing

'Diddy Kong Racing' Almost Didn't Happen

The Mario Kart 64-killer started life as a generic racer and rushed out to greatness, twenty years ago.
Danielle Riendeau
Critical Intel

31 Days on the Road with the Switch, Nintendo's Ultimate Travel Console

International travel is made just a tiny bit less painful by Nintendo's latest.
Robert Rath
Mario kart

'Mario Kart Wii' Hacker Discovers Unused Mission Mode After Nearly a Decade

The pieces are all there but for some reason the mode was never finished.
Connor Trinske
Micro Machines

'Micro Machines' Has a Mean Learning Curve, But It's Still Grabbing Me

I love the way 'Micro Machines: World Series' Plays, but I can't seem to, well, win.
Danielle Riendeau
Mario Kart 8

Star Cup Is the Very Best Cup in 'Mario Kart 8'

Because if it’s not a Star, it’s not coming in.
Mike Diver
Mario kart

Baby Park Is Obviously the Best 'Mario Kart 8' Track

'Mario Kart 8' is Switching it up, and Baby Park still has it.
Kate Gray

We Talk Bad Hair Stories, Bad Puzzles, and Good ‘Mario Kart’ on Waypoint Radio

If you want to join my 'Mario Kart' tournament, meet me at the Dunkin’ Donuts.
Patrick Klepek

The Success of 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' Underscores How Badly Wii U Flopped

To many people, it's like 'Mario Kart 8' never existed before last week. Nintendo would be smart to take advantage of this.
Patrick Klepek
Racing Games

Revisiting ‘Blur,’ the Mario Kart Competitor That Deserved Better

Bizarre Creations’ arcade racer was awesome fun—but its commercial fortunes were rather less excellent.
Mike Diver
Mario kart

Mamma Mia! One of My Favorite ‘Mario Kart 8’ Features Is Missing!

The Switch’s ‘Deluxe’ port is perhaps the definitive Mario Kart, but one small but satisfying thing has vanished.
Mike Diver

A Theme Park Designer Tries to Imagine Nintendo Land

Theme park ride designer David C. Cobb on Nintendo, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and next-gen theme park design.
Johnnie Martin