Mario Kart archive

  • Mario Kart goes real life
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    Mario Kart goes real life

    By 17 January 2013

    The genius team from National Instruments at Waterloo Labs has finished a Mario Kart fan's dream: taking the game on a real life track, with real obstacles. Using one router per car and an RFID reader to communicate with obstacles equipped with RFID chips...

  • Nintendo 3DS sells faster than Wii from launch
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    Nintendo 3DS sells faster than Wii from launch

    By 3 January 2012

    Contrary to popular belief, the Nintendo 3DS has not been a failure and has, in fact, sold faster than the massively successful Wii games console did in its first nine months of life. The company has announced that it ended 2011 with more than four million...

  • CTA Digital Inflatable Kart makes Mario Kart Wii more fun... Or just hot air?
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    CTA Digital Inflatable Kart makes Mario Kart Wii more fun... Or just hot air?

    By 14 January 2011

    While wandering the show floor at CES, Pocket-lint occasionally came across a gadget or gizmo that genuinely made us stop and stare, and CTA Digital's Inflatable Kart accessory for the Nintendo Wii falls into that category spectacularly. Filled with...

  • VIDEO: Q Steer Mario Micro Racers incoming
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    VIDEO: Q Steer Mario Micro Racers incoming

    By 16 October 2009

    Tomy has produced a set of Mario Kart racing toys, created by Q Steer, so that you can hold races in the real world as well as on your TV screen. Each is 3.5cm high and 5cm long, and are controlled by a 6-directional remote control. There are seven to...

  • Mario Kart  review
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    Mario Kart review

    By 14 April 2008

    It has been a long time coming, but finally the Wii has some Mario (and friends) karting action on the Nintendo Wii. Initially expected as one to hit shortly after the Wii finally reached our shelves, it’s been a long 18 months for fans of the series...