Mario Kart 8 is a kart racing game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii U. It was released in May 2014 in North America and Europe, and in June 2014 in Japan. The game is the eighth main installment in the Mario Kart series, and the first to be released on a home console since Mario Kart Wii in 2008.
Mario Kart 8 features a variety of new features, including anti-gravity sections, which allow players to race on walls and ceilings, and new vehicles, such as the Inkling Girl and Inkling Boy from Splatoon. The game also includes a new battle mode, which features five different types of battles: Balloon Battle, Bob-omb Blast, Renegade Roundup, Coin Runners, and Shine Thief.
Mario Kart 8 was a critical and commercial success, selling over 8 million copies worldwide. The game was praised for its graphics, gameplay, and new features. It was also awarded the Game Award for Best Sports/Racing Game in 2014.
In April 2017, a port of Mario Kart 8 was released for the Nintendo Switch. The port, titled Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, includes all of the content from the original game, as well as new features such as new characters, karts, and courses. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has been even more successful than the original game, selling over 30 million copies worldwide.
If you are looking for a fun and challenging kart racing game, then Mario Kart 8 or Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is a great option. The games are both well-made and feature a variety of content to keep you entertained.