Mario Kart

First Ride: Mario Kart: Bowser’s Challenge is a technical marvel that will thrill fans of the game

February 18, 2023

Today, Mario Kart officially arrives in Hollywood with the opening of the highly anticipated Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios. It’s the first time Nintendo have opened an interactive park in the United States, and comes two years (almost to the day) after Universal debuted their collaborative themed land at their Osaka, Japan location. While the […]

Read More

Mario Kart Home Circuit Review: Nintendo push AR further with an inventive new way to play

November 9, 2020

Anyone can see what Nintendo is trying to do with Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit, and for all it’s faults, the experiment feels necessary as we move forward in the gaming industry. The console wars between Xbox and PlayStation are just about to explode, and from what we’ve seen, the competition will be fiercer than […]

Read More

Mario Kart Tour is coming to mobiles in September

August 27, 2019

When the blue shell hits, please try not to have a meltdown in public. Mario Kart Tour, the latest entry in the storied racing franchise, is coming to iOS and Android mobiles in September. The game seeks to provide a complete Mario Kart experience for your mobile with the iconic tracks, items and Nintendo racers […]

Read More

Japan’s real-life Mario Kart experience is coming to Sydney and Melbourne this year

February 6, 2018

Heading to both Sydney and Melbourne later this year, Mushroom Racing channels the renowned “Real Life Mario Kart” experience travellers have been enjoying for years over in Japan. For those who’ve always craved dressing up like Yoshi, Bowser, Mario, Luigi or Peach (or Toad – let’s not leave that lil’ guy out) and skirting around […]

Read More

Video Games Review: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch, 2017) is the most comprehensive title the series has ever produced

May 8, 2017

I’d be lying if i said that I don’t approach a Mario Kart review with a certain amount of trepidation. You know what you’re getting into with a Mario Kart title — vehicular barbarism and savagery on parade, draped in the charming trappings of a cartoon. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe does not go out of its way to assuage […]

Read More

Review: Fracture – Old Fitz Theatre, Sydney (Performances until August 12)

August 6, 2016

I find Mario Kart so ruthless and stressful that, emotionally, I can’t reach the end of Rainbow Road without shedding some real-life baggage. That’s the game Charlie (Brandon McClelland) is playing with flat-mates Clara (Contessa Treffone) and Tommy (Tel Benjamin), literally and metaphorically, in their rundown Perthian apartment. Whatever he’s trying to shed, they seem […]

Read More