Above is the newest trailer for Mario Kart 8 released by Nintendo yesterday, December 18th. Many new screenshots and facts about the game have been released. Here’s 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know.
1. You Can Now Play as Rosalina
Rosalina, of Super Mario World 3-D fame is now a playable character. Reportedly, Mario Kart 8 will feature her and various “baby” Nintendo characters including Baby Mario and Baby Luigi.
2. New Levels Include an Airport, Desert, and The Clouds
3. New Vehicles Include UFOs, Four-Wheelers, Gliders, and Bikes
4. No Date Release Date Has Been Given
Eurogamer reports that no date has been given as a release date.
5. The Game is Widely Anticipated by Critics, Calling It ‘The First Big Wii U Game’
Metro.co.uk labeled it “The First Big Wii Game.”
The game was announced in January at E3. We patiently await more details on this exciting title for the Wii U – and really, we’re just hoping it’s as good as Mario Kart 64!