Mario Kart 8


Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is Now Playable on Nintendo Labo

June 26, 2018, 3:35 p.m.

Use the Toy-Con Motorbike setup to control your vehicle in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Nintendo Labo.


Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Shine Thief Mode Tips

May 2, 2017, 5:49 p.m.

Find out everything you need to know about Shine Thief mode in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.

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Prepare for Battle Mode in Mario Kart 8 With These Author-Tested Tips!

May 2, 2017, 8 a.m.

Calm the chaos of Battle Mode's frenetic twelve-player bouts with these racing strategies.

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Look Inside the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe eGuide!

May 1, 2017, 1:38 p.m.

Preview sample chapters from the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe eGuide.

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Sneak Peek: Inside the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Guide!

April 28, 2017, 8 a.m.

The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe guide gets a new look and size to help you win races on the Nintendo Switch!


Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Battle Mode - How to Win

April 19, 2017, 7:15 p.m.

We've got some quick strategies to help you get the jump on your friends in Battle Mode.


Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Differences - What's New?

April 18, 2017, 9:57 p.m.

Here’s everything we know about Mario Kart 8: Deluxe, the definitive version of Wii U’s most popular racing game.

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Hear about the latest Mario Kart 8 guides, exclusive content, and amazing offers!


Mario Kart 8 Deluxe -How to Unlock Gold Mario

April 18, 2017, 9:27 p.m.

Find out everything you need to know about Gold Mario in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.


Which amiibo is the Rarest?

Nov. 25, 2015, 11 a.m.

Gold Mario is impossible to find in the U.S. Silver Mario? Literally everywhere.


Hands on with Mega Yarn Yoshi

Oct. 20, 2015, 3:30 p.m.

The biggest amiibo of all looks adorable and we want one.


Toys R Us Preparing to Unleash 80,000 Villager amiibo

Sept. 18, 2015, 12:39 p.m.

He’s baaack!


GameStop’s amiibo Retro 3-Pack is Still Available, But Why?

Aug. 11, 2015, 10:50 a.m.

You can reserve R.O.B., Duck Hunt and Mr. Game & Watch right now!


Zero Suit Samus, Dr. Mario and Other Smash amiibo Release September 11

Aug. 5, 2015, 11:20 a.m.

Retro three pack with R.O.B., Duck Hunt and Mr. Game & Watch coming September 25.


Nintendo and Rare – Fantasy amiibo You’ll Never See

Aug. 4, 2015, 11:50 a.m.

Daydreaming of Banjo-Kazooie, Killer Instinct and Conker amiibo.


Amazon Exclusive Palutena amiibo a Huge Success

July 27, 2015, 11:10 a.m.

Companies, take note! This is how you handle an online exclusive amiibo.


How to Buy the Palutena amiibo on Amazon

July 24, 2015, 10:15 a.m.

Update your credit card and shipping info, then refresh the page!


Do You Import amiibo?

July 20, 2015, 10:20 a.m.

Dark Pit comes out in the U.S. July 31, but you can buy him right now from Europe.


Game of Thrones Custom amiibo - Khaleesi and Her Dragons

June 23, 2015, 1 p.m.

Daenerys Targaryen, my how your dragons have grown!


amiibo Wave 5 Preview - Dark Pit, Zero Suit Samus, Olimar

June 14, 2015, 8 a.m.

Dr. Mario, Palutena and more amiibo highlight Nintendo’s coolest lineup yet.


Mario Kart 8: Animal Crossing DLC Tips - Ribbon Road, Big Blue

April 28, 2015, 11:23 a.m.

Master Baby Park, Wild Woods and Neo Bowser City in Mario Kart 8.


Wave 4 amiibo Buying Guide – Ness, Greninja, Jigglypuff

May 28, 2015, 9:30 a.m.

Everything you need to know about the next wave of amiibo releasing on May 29.


Mario Kart 8: 200cc Tips

April 27, 2015, noon

Think you can handle the most difficult mode in Nintendo's racer to date? Prepare yourself.


Wave 5 amiibo - Possible Retailer Exclusives - Duck Hunt, Falco, Mewtwo

April 10, 2015, 12:15 p.m.

Nintendo revealed only two amiibo for Wave 5, but we expect more than Palutena and Dark Pit come July.


Super Smash Bros. vs. Super Mario amiibo – Which are Your Favorites?

March 20, 2015, 11:30 a.m.

With two Mario, Luigi, Peach, Yoshi and Bowser amiibos, we must pit them against each other… not to the death of course.


Nintendo World NYC Put all amiibo on Display, Including Gold Mario

March 19, 2015, 11:20 a.m.

Gold Mario, Toad, Marth and Meta Knight are all there. Too bad we can’t buy them.


Super Mario amiibo Gold Edition Sold Out Online at Walmart

Feb. 27, 2015, 11 a.m.

Prepare to line up at your favorite Walmart store on March 20.


Best Looking amiibo – King Dedede, Mega Man, Pit

Feb. 25, 2015, 12:05 p.m.

Find out whether Mario, Shulk and more amiibo made the list.


How to Find Meta Knight at Best Buy on February 20

Feb. 19, 2015, 9 a.m.

Tips for buying the Meta Knight amiibo at Best Buy this Friday.


Best-Selling amiibo by Country – Link, Kirby, Mario

Feb. 17, 2015, 2 p.m.

How popular is Link, and will Nintendo release amiibo cards?


Best Buy Already has Meta Knight amiibo for Feb. 20 Launch

Feb. 16, 2015, 2:50 p.m.

Several Best Buy stores already received Meta Knight, but most are for pre-orders.


Amiibo Wave 4 Preview - Ness, Pac-Man, Wario

Feb. 16, 2015, 11 a.m.

Robin and Lucina will be the rarest, but don’t sleep on Ness from Earthbound.


Amiibo Wave 3b Chaos at Toys R Us – Did You Pre-order?

Feb. 13, 2015, 11:40 a.m.

TRU stores quickly sell out of Ike, King Dedede and Mega Man.


When Will Best Buy Get Meta Knight?

Feb. 11, 2015, 6 p.m.

Both Shulk and Rosalina released, and now it’s Meta Knight’s turn.


Did You Get Shulk Today at GameStop?

Feb. 11, 2015, 5 p.m.

The Shulk amiibo finally released at GameStop this afternoon.


When will amiibo Wave 3b Come Out in the U.S.?

Feb. 5, 2015, 2:10 p.m.

The things we’d do for Ike, King Dedede and Mega Man.


Did You Find the Rosalina amiibo at Target?

Feb. 2, 2015, 9:45 a.m.

The Rosalina amiibo sold out quickly. When will Target get more?


Nintendo, Please Make amiibo Koopalings

Jan. 30, 2015, 10:40 a.m.

We already know Bowser Jr. will get an amiibo, but what about Iggy, Larry, Ludwig, Lemmy, Roy, Morton and Wendy?


Toys R Us Selling Wave 3 amiibo Early

Jan. 23, 2015, 2 p.m.

Toon Link, Bowser, Lucario and Sheik available to buy at random TRU stores.


Will Nintendo Stop Making Mario and Luigi Smash Bros. amiibo?

Jan. 21, 2015, 11:42 a.m.

Two of the most common amiibo may disappear to make room for their Mario Party 10 counterparts.


Rare amiibo: Buy Now or Wait?

Jan. 13, 2015, 11:40 a.m.

Will Nintendo produce more Marth amiibo, or should you buy him on eBay for $150?


Final Version of Ike amiibo Revealed

Jan. 9, 2015, 12:30 p.m.

Wave 3 Ike will have a different face and much sharper colors than the original prototype.


Best Video Games of 2014: Mario Kart 8

Dec. 25, 2014, 10 a.m.

Anti-gravity, new items and value-packed DLC make Mario Kart 8 the best Wii U racing game thus far.


Most Popular Wii U Games - Mario Kart 8, Hyrule Warriors, Zelda

Jan. 8, 2015, 2:58 p.m.

Become a cat in 3D World, sail in The Wind Waker and go bananas with Donkey Kong Country.


Not Every Link amiibo is Cross-eyed

Dec. 23, 2014, 3 p.m.

Wait a second, he’s not cross-eyed? It’s a Christmas miracle!


Nintendo Fans Experience amiibogeddon - No Pit, Captain Falcon or Mario

Dec. 23, 2014, 2:30 p.m.

U.S. shoppers busy snatching up every amiibo in the country!


What Will New amiibo Look Like? Wave 4, Wave 5

Dec. 22, 2014, 8 a.m.

Poses for Dr. Mario, Pac-Man, R.O.B. and Mr. Game & Watch amiibo.


The 20 Best Video Game Console Bundles of All Time: 20-11

Sept. 18, 2014, 11:50 a.m.

What's cooler than buying a new system? Receiving games to go along with it.


Best Toys for Christmas 2014 - Lego Minecraft, Skylanders, Disney Frozen

Dec. 1, 2014, 10:09 a.m.

The hottest holiday toys for kids, including Disney Infinity figures, Lego Minecraft playsets and that Frozen Elsa doll every fan wants.


Best Black Friday Video Game Deals 2014 – Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Amazon

Nov. 27, 2014, 10:50 a.m.

Sales on the biggest games, like Shadow of Mordor, Destiny and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.


Visit Super Potato, the Best Video Game Store in Japan

Nov. 5, 2014, 10:58 a.m.

See some of the rarest collectibles in the world. Neo Geo, sealed Virtual Boys and more!