VIDEO | Wii U Thursday, June 13, 2013 | 2:39 PM

E3: Mario Kart 8 gameplay

E3: Mario Kart 8 gameplay

The new Mario Kart is playable at E3 and our dauntless team captured this gameplay video. Mario Kart 8 is hitting the Wii U next year.

E3 Gameplay

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Commented on 2013-06-13 15:14:55
I think this looks incredible. This is what Nintendo should shoot for with all their cartoony games. Looks like a blast...
Commented on 2013-06-13 15:28:09
Colourful games look really great in HD. I wonder why so few developers make them.
Commented on 2013-06-13 17:09:19
Looks awesome. Pure gameplay bliss.
Commented on 2013-06-13 18:28:01
"hitting next year"..and that seemed to be Nintendo's message this E3. If this was out this year for Christmas it would shift aload of units for them. Gamers don't hold much hope for the wii-u at the moment but when you consider you can pick one up right now for £150 new (more than half the price of the ps4) I still think Nintendo will have a decent Christmas.. just would help having decent games out at the same time.
Commented on 2013-06-13 19:46:14
I was specting nothing for the new Mario Kart but... in the end, it has been a great surpise. The game looks very polished, with great graphics and lighting! Ah, and rock solid 60fps, even in split screen. Must be very fun to play online, waiting for it :)
Commented on 2013-06-13 20:54:57
Certainly the best looking Wii-U game to date. It's amazing what good lighting can do. It's too bad Mario 3D World is nowhere near as pretty.
Commented on 2013-06-13 21:17:28
looks fun
Commented on 2013-06-14 01:51:46
So much details, this must be one of the prettiest games on the WIIU!
Commented on 2013-06-14 03:54:26
Looks great.

I really like the idea of mixing the worlds.

LIke the stairs visual illusion.

Nice idea.
Commented on 2013-06-14 12:14:26
So. psyched.
Commented on 2013-06-14 22:02:11
The 60FPS... holy shit... amazing. I NEED this game!
Commented on 2013-06-18 20:43:38
Mazza Kart in HD and smooth as shit from a duck's arse.

Must have, along with the new Mario World, Nintendo does it again with their unmissable third party titles, there is a Wii U in my future. I was acutely disappointed not to see an HD Metroid Prime though, or to learn Retro is making another Kong game.

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