Mario Kart 8

Nintendo

Mighty Man
OpenCritic Rating
88
Top Critic Average
90%
Critics Recommend
Based on 71 critic reviews
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Mario Kart 8

Rating Summary

Based on 71 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

88

Top Critic Average

90%

Critics Recommend

Based on 71 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:Wii UMay 30, 2014

Publisher: Nintendo

Genre: Racing

Feel the rush as your kart rockets across the ceiling. Race upside-down and along walls on anti-gravity tracks in the most action-fueled Mario Kart game yet. Take on racers across the globe and share videos of your greatest moments via Mario Kart TV.

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46
Strong Head
16
Fair Head
2
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IGN

9 / 10.0
IGN

Mario Kart 8 is a fun kart racer that uses gravity-defying tracks and better item balance to build a better game.

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Eurogamer

10 / 10
Eurogamer

Video game players are familiar with the law of diminishing returns. Even as new entries in a series tirelessly improve upon their predecessors, our interest nevertheless wanes; with games, improved is somehow less exciting than new. Mario Kart 8 is a rare thing, then: the best entry in a series and the most exciting yet.

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GamesRadar+

GamesRadar+

Mario Kart 8 is a slick and gorgeous-looking kart racer that's perfectly solid but not always as exciting or addictive as we've come to expect from the series.

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Metro GameCentral

9 / 10
Metro GameCentral

The best Mario Kart has ever been, with a near perfect blend of features and frequently astonishing visuals – despite some unnecessary repetition in track settings.

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