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Average Player Score Based on 99 ratings
8.7
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Score Breakdown Based on 99 ratings
  1. 10 (29)
  2. 9 (43)
  3. 8 (19)
  4. 7 (4)
  5. 6 (0)
  6. 5 (0)
  7. 4 (0)
  8. 3 (0)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (4)

What Gamespot Users have to say about Mario Kart 8

  • Review Score:8

    Mario Kart 8 is a solid racing game for the Wii U, but it's not as solid as Mario Kart Wii.

    Mario Kart 8 has been released for the Wii U in North America on May 30, 2014. Does it live up to it's predecessors from the previous installments? In some ways, Mario Kart 8 has improved, but there are some problems tha... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    This is Mario Kart...minus some stuff.

    The actual driving is superb. The controls are superb. The tracks are superb. The online play is superb. I'm sure other reviews cover that better than I. What I want to focus on is what I feel isn't so superb. This is ... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:1

    Mario Kart 8, also known as, the reason why the Wii U is doomed

    "Another day, another Mario Kart."What? That's not the quote? Well, it sure seems true as the creatively titled "Mario Kart 8" continues Nintendo's trend of copy-and-pasting the same game over and over again in the hopes... Read Full Review

    1 of 11 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    The Finest and best looking Mario Kart

    I am a huge Mario Kart fan. I've actually played them all, and owned most of them. This edition of Mario Kart is incredible. Theres new items, like the megahorn and the boomerang. The antigravity racing is also really c... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    Mario Kart 8 review

    This newest Mario Kart has you driving under water, gliding through the sky and even defying gravity while tearing up the track but does it live up to all the expectations? As a person who knew they were buying this game... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    A larger emphasis on racing/skill puts the series back on the right direction

    The eighth instalment of the famous karting series has you racing on roads, walls, underwater and gliding through the air. One of the first things you will notice is the graphics. Everything is just so crisp, colourful a... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    All competitors are left barely visible on the rear-view mirror

    Mario Kart games have grown to be the main staple of every new Nintendo console. Though other major franchises are a lock to appear whenever a new generation comes around, absolutely none of them are as consistent as the... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Amazing addition to Mario kart

    Mario Kart 8 is an awesome addition to the franchise.The racing is as fun as ever, and the few new items they threw in definitely add fun to the variety of items. the tracks are incredible with beautiful visuals and ton... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful