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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Switch bundle hits Taiwan on June 15th, 2019

Nintendo Hong Kong has announced a limited-time Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Switch bundle for Taiwan, which will launch on June 15th, 2019. The bundle includes a Gray or Neon Blue/Neon Red Switch, and a physical copy of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. This bundle costs NTD 10,050 ($319.99).

Hot Wheels 'Metal Mario' on the way

Hot Wheels leading the way!

Mattel has announced that Metal Mario is joining their Hot Wheels lineup. Metal Mario's design is based on his appearance in Mario Kart 8, featuring a metallic kart and paraglider to match. Metal Mario will be available online for $20 starting June 17th, 2019 on Mattel's website. The toy will also be available at San Diego Comic-Con on July 17th, 2019.

France - Software sales for May 13th to 20th, 2019

Not much for Switch this week

We're used to seeing most of the top 5 in France filled in by Switch software, but it's a different story this week. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe was the only Switch title to hang in there for this week. Things will likely be better come next week, but as for now, check out the May 13th to 20th, 2019 top 5 titles below.

1. Rage 2 (PS4)
2. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (PS4)
3. A Plague Tale: Innocence (PS4)
4. Days Gone (PS4)
5. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NSW)

Fans Port Super Mario Kart's Vanilla Lake 1 to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

A classic reborn

Nintendo doesn't seem to have anymore DLC tracks lined up for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, which means that fans will have to do the heavy lifting. The latest track to get squeezed into the game is the classic Vanilla Lake 1 into Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. Check out the track in action above!

Thanks to cm30 for the heads up!

Amazon Japan sells out of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe during Golden Week

Long legs on this one!

Golden Week is always a big time in Japan for game sales. Plenty of titles see big boosts, and that includes older releases. Apparently the week has been very good to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, as it completely sold out on Amazon Japan. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has been a long-tail seller for Nintendo, and continues to impress with its sell-through. With Golden Week giving it a major boost, it seems the title has a lot of life left ahead of it!

Overcooked 2 & Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - 'Switch My Way' commercial

Two more ways to play on Switch

Buddy up or go it alone in the chaotic, co-op cooking game Overcooked 2. And keep the fun going as you compete in the ultimate kart-racing game, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe! Overcooked 2 & Mario Kart 8 Deluxe are available now on Nintendo Switch. Find Your Way to Play.

Switch My Way commercial - "Tetris 99, Fitness Boxing & Mario Kart 8 Deluxe"

Use speed, skill, and strategy to knock out the competition in Tetris 99. Then get moving with fun, boxing-based rhythmic exercises in Fitness Boxing. And bring the family together for fun competition in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. All these games and more are available now on Nintendo Switch. Find Your Way to Play.

Super Mario Party & Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - 'Switch My Way' commercial

Mario and Mario, your way

Play the games you love, however you like. Super Mario Party & Mario Kart 8 Deluxe are available now exclusively on Nintendo Switch.

Nintendo holding Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Time Trials event at the Kansai International Airport

Yoshi!

In honor of Yoshi's Crafted World launching, Nintendo is hosting a Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Time Trials event at the Kansai International Airport in Japan. The Time Trials will be held on Yoshi Circuit, which first appeared in Mario Kart: Double Dash!!

Arcade machine using Mario Kart 8 Deluxe music without permission

Here-we-go...to jail!


Ah, you have to love the seedy nature of some arcades. Games that are meant to 'test your skill,' but they're really out to just steal your cash. That's exactly what the machine above is, but it goes a step further by stealing a song from Mario Kart 8 Deluxe! An arcade machine stealing music from another video game. Man, so many levels of irony on this one!