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Average Player Score Based on 299 ratings
8.5
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Score Breakdown Based on 299 ratings
  1. 10 (58)
  2. 9 (141)
  3. 8 (69)
  4. 7 (17)
  5. 6 (6)
  6. 5 (0)
  7. 4 (2)
  8. 3 (0)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (6)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating: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

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  • Rating:9

    A Pretty Solid Racing Game, with Just One Small Drawback to it.

    It's no secret that before I review a video game, I want to experience everything I can enjoy within it, before I feel like I can give it a professional review. I skipped out on the Wii U, mainly because I felt like it w... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Best Mario Kart Yet

    This is the best Mario Kart yet. The online component takes this game to the next level, as it is endlessly replayable. The best racing game out there bar-none and a classic to play with friends. You know what you are ge... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    A Great Port of a Great Game !!!

    This is a great game for the Nintendo Switch With all the DLC from the Wii U Version & The new characters like The Inklings from splatoon , King Boo , Bowser Jr. & Dry-Bones. The game is perfect for Coach Multi-P... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Mario Kart

    A phenomenal title, easily the best in the series. Almost everyone will fall in love with this kart racing masterpiece and it fully deserves the title of the best party game of 2017. Even with the NS version being a port... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Mario Kart 8 is the definition of fun

    I never liked the race genre, but if you have a game that I like to race, this game is Mario Kart, from Super Mario Kart to Super Nintendo, and now Mario Kart 8 from Nintendo WiiU, and the game is spectacular, one of the... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Although this is nothing new, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Edition is a bridge further to another Kart game.

    The good: Controls can now be configured with auto accel and smart steering, addition of two items are back instead of one, battle mode is overhauled for a more traditional fun replacing race tracks with battle tracks, ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Mario Kart 8 is the definition of fun

    I never liked the race genre, but if you have a game that I like to race, this game is Mario Kart, from Super Mario Kart to Super Nintendo, and now Mario Kart 8 from Nintendo WiiU, and the game is spectacular, one of the... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Best in series? Gets my vote. 9/10

    INTRODUCTIONI’ve been playing the Mario Kart series since the original Super title on the SNES was released way back in 1992, when I was still just a kid. Difficult? Certainly. But in my experience of gaming, few t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Mario Kart 8 Review

    Mario Kart is back! The Wii U gets one of its first exclusives and certainly one that shows off the power of the Wii U console. Mario, Luigi, DK and friends are here with several newcomers such as Rosalina and the Koopa... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Mario Kart 8 shows why Nintendos 1st Party Titles always deliver

    Mario Kart 8 is the newest installment of the Mario Kart franchise and it still brings fresh new gameplay mechanics like anti gravity making our race upside down,ride side up and it adds a lot speed too and offering for ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
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