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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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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

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UK charts: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has climbed back to No.1 this week

The latest UK physical video games charts are now in and it’s a surprising title at No.1. This week Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, which launched back in 2017, is this week’s No.1 video game and has seen a 6 percent sales increase week-on-week. This week sees six Nintendo Switch games in the top ten with Mario… Continue reading UK charts: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has climbed back to No.1 this week

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UK charts: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe climbs to No.2 this week

The latest UK physical video games charts have arrived and Nintendo appears to be firing on all cylinders with Switch software this week. The brilliant Mario Kart 8: Deluxe has climbed to No.2, Animal Crossing: New Horizons holds steady at No.4 and the recently released The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD is at No.5, Minecraft (Switch)is No.6 and Super Mario 3D World… Continue reading UK charts: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe climbs to No.2 this week

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Europe: July 2021 Nintendo Switch eShop charts

Nintendo has revealed the top 15 games European. Nintendo Switch owners have been clamouring for during the month of July 2021. As expected, it’s The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD which has achieved the most downloads and it’s followed by the recently released Monster Hunter spin-off, Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin. It’s also interesting… Continue reading Europe: July 2021 Nintendo Switch eShop charts