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UK: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is at No.2 this week

The latest UK boxed video game charts have arrived and it was a big week for The Pokemon Company as the latest game from Game Freak, Pokemon Legends: Arceus, became the fourth biggest Pokemon UK game launch of all time. The game naturally shot to No.1 this week and was followed by the unstoppable Mario Kart 8 Deluxe at No.2,… Continue reading UK: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is at No.2 this week

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will be undergoing online maintenance later today

Nintendo of America has confirmed this morning that the hugely popular Switch game Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will be undergoing online maintenance today. The maintenance is scheduled to happen from 4.30pm PT until 9pm PT which is 12.30am to 5am UK time. During this extended maintenance you will be unable to play any of the Mario Kart… Continue reading Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will be undergoing online maintenance later today

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Mario Kart North American Open starts January 21st 2022

Nintendo of America has invited all Mario Kart fans in North America and Mexico to participate in the upcoming Mario Kart North American Open, which will kick off on 21st January. The event will determine the best players at Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and the top eight players from each day of the tournament will be lavished… Continue reading Mario Kart North American Open starts January 21st 2022

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UK charts: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe reigns supreme in first charts of 2022

Nintendo’s Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is seemingly unstoppable as it takes the No.1 position for a second week in the first boxed UK video game software charts for 2022. Admittedly the charts have been rather quiet this week with no new releases cracking the top ten, but it is clear that the Switch proved to be a… Continue reading UK charts: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe reigns supreme in first charts of 2022

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Analyst says Mario Kart 9 “ is in active development” & features ”new twist”

Video gaming analyst Dr. Serkan Toto of Kantan Games has mentioned in a recent article that the next instalment in the immensely popular Mario Kart franchise is progressing in development and that he believes that the Kyoto-based company could tease it later this year. The current Mario Kart game on the Nintendo Switch, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, which… Continue reading Analyst says Mario Kart 9 “ is in active development” & features ”new twist”

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Nintendo’s Mario Kart 8 Deluxe No.1 for the final week of 2021

The last week of 2021 saw Nintendo's highly popular Mario Kart 8 Deluxe dethrone EA's FIFA 22 and claim the No.1 spot in the boxed-software charts. All in all there were six Nintendo Switch games in the top ten including Animal Crossing: New Horizons at No.3 and Pokémon Brilliant Diamond at No.6. Here's the final GfK UK Boxed Top Ten for… Continue reading Nintendo’s Mario Kart 8 Deluxe No.1 for the final week of 2021

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Test your Mario Kart skills during December with these friendly online races

Nintendo recently announced a friendly online competition for fans and family in the excellent Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for the Switch system. The challenges are called the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Holiday Fun Run and they are free to join and participate in. Your skill level doesn't really matter as it is a casual… Continue reading Test your Mario Kart skills during December with these friendly online races

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UK charts: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe was No.1 for Black Friday 2021 and sales have jumped 567% week-on-week

We have just had Black Friday which saw a number of video games discounted across all-formats in the United Kingdom. The game which came away with the most sales during the sales period was Mario Kart 8 Deluxe which shot to No.1 on account of boxed-software discounts and the Nintendo Switch Mario Kart 8 Deluxe console bundle.… Continue reading UK charts: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe was No.1 for Black Friday 2021 and sales have jumped 567% week-on-week

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the third best-selling game in Nintendo’s history

Nintendo's recent financial data was published today and you will most likely be surprised to learn that Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, an enhanced port of the Wii U original, is now Nintendo's third best-selling video game ever. That means that it has even overtaken masterpieces such as Super Mario 64, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina… Continue reading Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the third best-selling game in Nintendo’s history

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UK charts: Mario Kart 8: Deluxe dethroned this week and drops to No.4

The latest UK physical video games charts are now in and with increased stock of Sony’s PlayStation 5 console this week a number of games for the system have entered the top ten. The new No.1 this week is the Director’s Cut of Ghost of Tsushima which launched on both the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation… Continue reading UK charts: Mario Kart 8: Deluxe dethroned this week and drops to No.4