Mario Kart 8: Deluxe - Nintendo's 'brilliantly designed' racer

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Much like its predecessors, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is a racing game featuring some of Nintendo's most iconic characters such as Mario, Luigi, and Bowser. You're able to play in portable mode, use two Joy-Con controllers to play in tabletop mode or enjoy 1080p/60fps action on the TV. Let us know via the comments. But with various play modes and controller schemes, the numerous combinations of the two can get confusing. Please pick your favorite video game in the poll below, and in a few weeks we will make a Top 5 video with the results of your voting. That's an impressive leap forward in cultural relevance made all the more odd by Mario Kart's true origin.

The "Mario Kart 8 Deluxe" game has been a big hit among gamers.

Not only does the deluxe version of Mario Kart 8 comes with all DLC characters and courses unlocked (whether you purchased them on the Wii U or not), the game also comes with new characters and a new course already available in Battle Mode as well.

On April 20, over 650 Target stores across the country went into "full game-on mode" with Mario Kart carts featuring Mario, Luigi and Princess Peach. Read on at Kidzworld to see just how much we loved racing around the Mushroom Kingdom.

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When Nintendo unveiled the excellent Mario Kart 8 in 2014, many people remarked that its new anti-gravity gimmick bore more than a passing resemblance to the company's beloved F-Zero series. However, every location is different so your local store might not be doing a Mario Kart 8 Deluxe midnight release.

Rumor has it that we will get more memory-lane trips, but now it's Super Nintendo time - the 16-bit home console that arrived to North America in 1991 and gave us a ton of classic titles like Super Mario World, the very first Mario Kart, Street Fighter II and many more. There's also a new mode called Renegade Roundup, where two teams are pit against each other as cops and robbers, where one team is tasked with catching, while the other team drives away.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe takes the best and makes it better.

And while the game is excellent in that it allows up to two players to share a single Switch screen while competing with up to 8 friends in Wireless Play Mode, there is a rather odd limitation on what controllers players can and can't use. If you're going to a Best Buy, check out which of the Best Buys near you are opening at midnight for the release of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe by checking the online store locator.

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