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Nintendo As A Service

Nintendo should aim to have as much of its first-party library available on the Wii U and 3DS as possible: NES through N64, with any consoles from Sega's past serving as icing on the cake.

Nintendo’s Mario Kart DLC Is The Best (And Also The Worst)

Nintendo has seen better times. Back in June, the company announced a quarterly loss despite tripling sales of its flagship console, the Wii U. The numbers were bad, but look even worse when looking b

In Real-Life Mario Kart, “I’m-A Gonna Win!”

"I wish you could play this game in real life." Those words have been muttered by almost everyone who's ever played the game Mario Kart — and if you've played games at all in the past couple

Hori Announces Steering Wheel Peripheral For Mario Kart On 3DS

There is a very special peripheral for future owners of Mario Kart 7 on the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/3ds/">3DS</a> coming soon, but it's not made by <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.co

How A Gamer Mods His Car

Since Mario Kart is hands-down the best racing game ever made, it only makes sense to bring the fun into real life by adding buttons for banana peels, mushrooms, stars and, of course, mystery boxes fo

Video: Real Life Mario Kart

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/mario_kart_1.png" /> What can you do if you live in in provincial Nara in Japan, if you''re a 57-year old Japanese entrepreneur with a p

Get ready NASCAR fans, Mario Kart is coming

Despite what my co-workers believe, the fact that I live in Northern Nevada does not automatically make me a fan of NASCAR . I am a fan of MarioKart though, and the fact that Nintendo has teamed up wi

Mario Kart (and more) for your Palm Pre

A WebOS port of the popular GB/CGA emulator is pretty rocking’, even though it only runs at 90% speed on a good day. The hackers who figured all this out will get it back up to speed shortly but

Super Mario Kart, Javascript style

Jacob Seidelin is fast becoming the Ben Heckendorn of Javascript games. You may remember that in early April, Seidelin programmed all of Super Mario Bros. into 14 Kb of Javascript code. This month, he

CrunchArcade: The dangers of running in first place

The Beijing Olympics begin August 8, but just remember what happens to the guy in first place. via fusioned.tumblr.com

iPhone version of 'Mario Kart'-ish game

http://www.gametrailers.com/remote_wrap.php?mid=32045 No telling how really real this is because it’s just a teaser video, but we have what appears to be a Mario Kart-like game for the iPhone. I

Mario Kart with 'Wii Wheel' accessory vs Wii remote

http://www.mtv.com/player/embed/wp/ Stephen Totillo of MTV’s Multiplayer blog gets a hands-on demo of the Wii version of Mario Kart and compares playing it with the “Wii Wheel” acces

Mario Kart for the Wii dropping April 27th

Now I have a second reason to get a Wii. Mario Kart Wii has been slated for an April 27th launch date for the US and it comes with the Wii Wheel. There is a 12-player race mode via Nintendo Wi-Fi and

Mario Kart Wii will NOT feature voice chat – and that's fine with me

Well, it looks like it’s strictly text for players of the future modern classic, Mario Kart Wii. Voice chat will not be an option. You can use your keyboard or the wiimote to type stuff in, whic

Mario Kart Wii: Steering wheel just OK?

[photopress:mkwii.jpg,full,center] Only so-so? Spring is right around the corner, and with it Mario Kart Wii, the latest version of Nintendo’s seminal racer. Nintendo let IGN play with it for a

Mario Kart Wii features update

Awesome. Mario Kart on the SNES is, as far as I am concerned, one of the best games ever made. I still play it regularly even though the computer players cheat flagrantly. Since then it has appeared i

When Mario Kart Meets Drunken Debauchery

http://www.gametrailers.com/remote_wrap.php?umid=50229 What do you get when you throw together racing, liquor, drugs, and a group of jackasses? The CrunchGear team! Or how about a live rendition of Ma