Mario refuses to disappoint gamers.
Review written by
September 25th, 2008
I got my copy of Mario Kart yesterday (just to say, I got a Mario Kart/wheel combo for 35 in HMV, and some shops are charging 35 just for the game, so make sure you get the best deal).
Well, as with all Mario games, the main element is fun. It is not a game for a serious gamer, it was not designed for a serious gamer, it's there for fun. You can enjoy driving, although as some of my family complained, the wheel seems to very, very sensitive, although i got used to it within the first 3 games or so, so don't lose heart if you went for the wheel option. Of course you can also play with the remote on its on, a remote/numchuck combo or you can play by the wii gaming pad, which some die hard Nintendo fans might prefer.
There is lots to do on this game. You've got your main grand prix mode, from which you can unlock levels, enabling you to explore and unlock more fun. It is a great game for multiplayers, and might be more designed for multiplayers as the AI can get a little frustrating, going from 1st to 7th in a matter of seconds can really get you. But it is good in the fact that everybody is still in the race all the time, no matter what position you are.
Well, the Wii's capabilities aren't fantastic compared to next gen consoles. But, the Wii is designed for fun, and so is the game. The graphics are very cartoon like, as you'd expect from any Mario game, and although people complain greatly about the graphics, i wouldn't say they were terrible. They are graphics that just seem to fit in with the game, and when you're drifting round a corner, who cares?
You get all your normal little catchy Mario tunes. Some you will want to forget, but some you will be singing during the day. You get sound back from your Wii remote as usual with Wii games, which puts you literally behind the wheel. Every time you use weapons you get the sound, and even warnings when a shell is following your behind, which is handy, that is if you have the skill to escape the shell's lock.
Area Effect Announces Izle for Wii U
Part action, part adventure, all cel-shaded
Nintendo Confirmed As Sponsor For APEX 2015
Another positive step for the Smash competitive scene
Majora's Mask 3D Collector's Edition Contains Skull Kid Figurine
Pre-orders are now open!
Ackk Studios Rings in the New Year with New Y2K footage
Starting the New Year with a bang!
Is Nintendo Making A New Wii U Gamepad?
Recent commercial may have leaked new GamePad model
Zeldathon Relief Announced
Pot smashing for a great cause
Why the Inclusion of The Duck Hunt Dog in Super Smash Bros. Was Brilliant
How the the most hated character in video games rose to the top of the Smash heap
Nintendo Confirms Select Amiibo Have Been Discontinued
Prepare for aftermarket markup!
Super Smash Bros. Director Masahiro Sakurai Unlikely to Return to Series
Suspects series will continue without him
New Legend of Zelda Wii U Gameplay Shown at The Game Awards
Who needs Skyrim???
The Voice: I Want You
Released on October 21st, 2014
Wii's World is not officially affiliated with Nintendo! (but they wish we were).