Somewhere along the way, Link traded Epona for a sleek sportbike. It's unconventional, but probably necessary in the high-octane world of Mario Kart 8. I mean, Epona is literally one horsepower. That doesn't quite cut it. Link upgraded to something a little more stylish, and you can too. Show More Summary
Google's self-driving cars might be a ways away, but the self-driving Mario Kart AI is here right now. Earlier this month, Mario got a machine-learning upgrade when YouTuber SethBling let an algorithm loose in Super Mario World, where it developed a rhythmic and efficient pathway through the 2D Mushroom Kingdom's first level. Show More Summary
I have a question: What would you get if you crossed an antelope with a human baby? I have no idea. No one does. One more question: What if you crossed one of those Puzzle & Dragons [Free] style social RPGs with Mario Kart? Hey, I actually have an answer for that! You’d get KKRacing
Playing Impossible Road is not unlike playing an endless, randomized version of Rainbow Road in a Mario Kart game. But at 200cc, and with no brakes. It’s really fun, but it really is impossible. The madness can now be yours for $1, down...Show More Summary
Some jackass is teaching a computer how to play Mario Kart, because it's not enough that you have to try and lodge a Wii-mote in your friend's skull every time you play. Now you get the added te...
Someone is teaching a computer program to play Super Mario Kart, and you can watch the thing learn (and occasionally drive off the road) in real-time on his Twitch stream. I for one welcome our new Kart-playing overlords. Read more....
Last week, we showed you Seth Bling’s MarI/O neural network mastering Super Mario World. Now it’s taken on Mario Kart and got good at racing depressingly quickly, with the help of a modified script by Winterbunny: MarI/O managed to finish...Show More Summary
I used to play a lot of Super Mario Bros. back in the day, but it was never one of my favorite games. It was just the game all my friends wanted to play. Mario Kart,…
Big N' offers a look ahead... Read the full article on AICN Nintendo has brought forth some wonderful games recently - SPLATOON, SUPER SMASH BROS., MARIO KART 8 and its updates, etc. - and currently has a number of promising titles waiting in the wings (STARFOX for a new generation, SUPER MARIO MAKER, YOSHI’S WOOLY WORLD). Show More Summary
Stephen Curry brought some of the swagger back during last night’s Game 5 win against the Cavaliers, at one point delivering the stinkface following a fourth-quarter contested three-pointer—a shot that responded to LeBron’s long-range bomb seconds before, and one that gave the Warriors the lead for good. Read more...
John Numbers is your E3 2015 Nintendo World Champion. Numbers won through a field of 16 competitors, including notable speedrunners, to secure his title. Games featured during the tournament include Splatoon, Mario Kart 8 and the brand new Blast Ball as well as Super Mario Maker. This is the first Nintendo World Championships event in […]
Imagine Mario Kart, Looney Tunes and Top Gear got together to plan a wild, rockin' birthday party for a 9-year-old. The result would probably resemble Skylanders SuperChargers, the latest game from Activision and Vicarious Visions, due to launch in North America on September 20th for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U and iPad. Show More Summary
Go ahead and skip to 2:40 in the video. That's about when the chaos begins. This demonstration from YouTube user mariohack&glitch shows how stupidly fast Mario Kart 7 can get when you tamper with the settings using, in this case, a QR code and an Action Replay. The exploit doesn't seem fun, exactly -- not with those constant resets. Show More Summary
One of the most notorious tracks from the Mario Kart series is now part of Super Mario 64. A new hack called Super Mario: The Missing Memories adds a level inspired by Rainbow Road.Click To Continue Reading
Break out the tissues as you watch the above video of a couple of Zelda fanatics getting married in a GameStop while tears stream down the groom's face. The couple met in that very store during a Mario Kart tournament. The reception ended with a Super Smash Bros. Show More Summary
Ever since the release of "Mad Max" mid-May, the film's fan base has grown rapidly and more passionate by the day. It has inspired memes and mashups alike, including one very clever one simply called " Mario Kart: Fury Road." Now, the phenomenon of "Fury Road" is taking one of the biggest websites in the world by storm. Show More Summary
This is a video of Broccoli Samurai covering the theme music to Luigi's Raceway while a guy plays the level on Mario Kart 64. I wish I had a live band to play music for me while i played video games. Actually, they don't even have to play music, they could just watch me play and talk. I need friends. Hit the jump for the video, then wish you had a nice big basement like that.
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