A while back, Mercedes had a relationship with the makers of Mario Kart 8, which ultimately led the players having the ability to drive the Mercedes GLE SUV in the game. Mercedes vehicles have also been found in various racing simulator games, but now, Mercedes is diving into the Pokemon Go fad with all four wheels spinning. Show More Summary
It's like Mario Kart on luggage.
For decades, we've insisted to our parents that we aren't wasting time by playing video games so much. It'll help us later in life, we say. It's building hand-eye coordination and reflexes! Turns out, that might actually be true. A new...Show More Summary
Banana peels and flying turtle shells may not be realistic hazards on the road, but it turns out playing the video game “Mario Kart” really does prepare you for the real-world driver’s seat. A study published this month in the journal...Show More Summary
Rev your retro engines for June’s Mario Kart Mondays at Atkins Park Restaurant & Bar in Virginia-Highland. Co-pilot with Yoshi, Luigi, Rosalina and crew while competing in head-to-head rounds on Mondays, June 20 and 27. Ensuring they’re...Show More Summary
Dimensions' local competitive mode uses some surprising inspiration to craft a fun new experience.
The benefits of building a Mario Kart for tomorrow's robot drivers With the era of the self-driving car just over the horizon, companies are already working to develop the tech infrastructure we’ll need to optimize the routes of autonomous vehicles. Show More Summary
I will readily admit that I’m not-so-secretly a big nerd. Yes, I write about fashion and beauty for a living, but when I get home? Time for Netflix and Mario Kart wars with my boyfriend. So naturally, when Vans announced its Nintendo collection, I already knew that there would be some sick printed... Continue reading
After following up 7, Mario Kart 8 was a breath of fresh air. I loved playing it for months on end, there was just one major problem -- the "battle mode" sucked. I called Nintendo "out of their mind" back in 2014, and I stand by that statement to this day. Show More Summary
The Eastern Canadian Karting Championship is, if I’m not mistaken going by this video, secretly a Mario Kart recreation society. Read more...
Because passing on the left or right is for children playing Mario Kart, this is a video of a go-kart racer launching over another driver. Then they just both keep cruising like it was no big deal. I'm not entirely sure how it happened, but some people are saying that if you drive into another kart's rear wheels it can launch you. Show More Summary
Looks like a race in Canada went full Mario Kart over the weekend—not only does one kart leap straight over a competitor, it sticks the landing and keeps cruising! Read more...
Many of us spent a good portion of our university years battling it out in Mario Kart. Those carefully-honed skills aren’t exactly a big seller on your resume, unless you happen to be one of four Colorado State University students who created a real-life version of the game, complete with weapons and power-ups. More »
VideoOne of Nintendo’s smash hit games was Mario Kart, a video game that everyone loves. Race around the track, drop some bananas peels and shoot turtle shells to trip up your competition – such fun! Now imagine taking that idea and injecting the same capabilities into real toy cars that can [...]
Who needs stereoscopic 3D, or a hinge? Nintendo's cheaper, flatter 2DS is now a mere $80. It even includes a free digital copy of Mario Kart 7. That's a bargain for a current-generation handheld, but where should you start your games collection? How about here, with Engadget's favorites. Show More Summary
I have a feeling we’re about to see Dying Light get flooded by a great many Mario Kart inspired creations, courtesy of a new content update that rolled out earlier this week making it possible for everyone to build their custom maps around the dune buggies that were introduced in The Following. And yes, I […]
There's never a bad time to play Mario Kart. That seems to be the gist of this next piece, as NHL fans were treated to a friendly rivalry of the mode 7 kart racing title during intermission in a match between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Pittsburgh Penguins.Click To Continue Reading
Projection technology has become so good in recent years that there’s really nothing you can’t turn a dark, flat surface into. And of all the things you’d want to look at, wouldn’t a Mario Kart course be pretty close to the top of the list? I would imagine so. And so would the Lightning. Few […]
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