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Mii support? Check. Online? Check. Start the countdown. 0

Mario Kart Wii is a game of its predecessors. It is a safe and plausible new addition to the Mario Kart universe. The game feels familiar from the beginning, Grand Prix, Time Trial, VS and Battle modes are all there. There are changes, a wheel that comes with the game, dual players of Double Dash are gone motorcycles are in. The control scheme now has four choices, wii wheel, nunchuk and wii remote, GameCube controller and the classic controller.At the beginning, you’re asked to create a license...

6 out of 6 found this review helpful.

Baby steps 0

As a guy who has played almost every Mario Kart game in existence (the GBA's Super Circuit and the Arcade GP being the exceptions), I always go into a new Mario Kart game with some level of reserved expectation. I always feel like there is plenty of potential with a game like Mario Kart, but the series' history of playing it safe has taught me to not hope for too much. And for the most part, this is once again the case with Mario Kart Wii.That's not to say I didn't like Mario Kart Wii. In fact, ...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Mario Kart Wii is more Mario Kart, no more, no less. 0

In 1992, the Mario Kart series was released on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Since then, it has become one of Nintendo’s most popular series, along with Zelda, Metroid and the Mario series in general. The Kart series has made the racing genre much more accessible for everyone. Over the years, the series has been fine-tuned while still retaining its easy-to-pick-up play style. Now, with the introduction of the Wii and the motion-sensor controller, the Mario Kart series continues, and g...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Mario Kart Wii - the good and the bad 0

kbd here to tell you the good and the bad of Mario Kart Wii in as few words as possible. ;)The good:+ 10 battle mode arenas (5 new and 5 retro) + 32 tracks (16 new and 16 retro)+ a 26 character roster (12 available to begin with and the rest are unlockable) + bikes are a nice alternative to karts+ online+ stunts/tricks mix things up a littleThe bad:- AI can be cheap on higher difficulties - Battle is team only- Customisation options are limited- Items are more unbalanced than ever- Roster lacks ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Mario Kart Wii is a good game racing game for the Wii 0

Mario kart has become the leading racing game for Nintendo, an Mario Kart Wii lives up to the expectations. My experience from the game is that it is good and fun to play especially with some friends, and the online option makes it even better. While it is fun to play, it can also be extremely frustrating and almost unfair at times. But that is the only problem the game have. The graphic is good, and the music is as cathing as it always are. The online option is actually quit good, very little l...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Mario Kart Wii is the Best Racing Game on the Wii so Far 0

Mario Kart Wii is one of those games that offer both lighthearted fun for casual play, as well as some gaming depth for a more serious type of player. The game has improved vastly over its Gamecube predecesor, gathering more elements from the DS version than the GC format. Yet, this is a pretty good thing since it is a sort of "back to basics" for the franchise, however adds some elements to keep it fresh. The game has no story or background, however, most racing games don´t have one either so ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Mario Kart Wii plays it safe and the end result is impressive 0

               Every Nintendo platform has had a Mario Kart game. From the Super Nintendo and now the Wii. The games haven't changed all that much over the years. There are a few improvements in this new version, most work very well but overall the game does not stray far from the Mario Kart Wii formula which is sure not a bad thing.               The game is a lot like the DS version. 32 tracks and 8 cups. The tracks are a mixture of old and new which is where a problem lies. The new maps are g...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Yup, it's Mario Kart again. 0

Well, it’s been about seventeen minutes since Mario’s last spin off adventure, so it looks like it’s about that time again…. Oh wait! This is a Mario spin-off that people genuinely care about! Honestly, I don’t know why Nintendo doesn’t think about creating some new franchises instead of whoring out good old Mario around 20 times a year; however Mario kart has always been something a bit more special. What’s even more special is that we Europeans get this one before our American cousins, hence t...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

pretty good 0

first off this game isnt bad, its maps are awesome and the time trials are actually pretty good. so buy this game even if you dont wanna it is a awesome game to have in your collection yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

A strictly average take on the Mario Kart franchise 0

Steven BeynonEpicSteve Mario Galaxy aside, Nintendo doesn't seem willing to reinvent their blockbuster brands, but merely remaking them for the current generation. Between hit titles such as Twilight Princess, Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Metroid Prime 3, and so on, fans of these franchises got high quality titles, but also got exactly what they were expecting. Mario Kart is no different in any such way, its a high quality kart racer, but is also a strictly average take on the Mario Kart franchise. ...

1 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Mario Kart Wii 0

The Mario Kart series has always been great because of two reasons. One, is the cool-factor of racing with your favorite Nintendo characters. Two, because you can have a blast with friends. While these two things are present in Mario Kart Wii, and in one case improved upon, it's definitely not the best game in the series. While playing, I was never feeling like it was a Wii game in itself. Rather, I felt like I was playing some good old Mario Kart, which isn't a bad thing, ...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Speed up and race to the finish line with Mario and the gang. 0

My favorite racing game of the Mario Kart series and believe me, it's awesome! The courses are awesome, the songs are awesome and the graphics are perfect! With the addition of Rosalina and Baby Daisy, I always come back to the starting line and watch for the green light summoned by Lakitu. The best part about the game is the Wii Wheel and if you love racing to the finish line all by yourself in single-player matches and Grand Prix racing, there's also online racing and multiplayer action. So I ...

0 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Mario Kart Wii 0

Mario karts been around for ages, however unlike most game every single mario kart has been ****** good! But if you thought they were good your gonna get the blue shell syndrome, cos mario kart wii is 1000 mushrooms better!There really is nothing wrong with it, it has amazing online features, a whole host of charters, tracks from every mario kart,(excluding the arcade ones) and one good steering wheel to boot!The bikes are va great inclusion, no matter what people thought about them ruining mari...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Could have been epic 0

This could have been the ultimate Mario Kart. A few things have kept me from enjoying this title as much as Mario Kart DS though. I will be honest. I snake. I snake hard in Mario Kart DS. In addition, I star r*** like there is no tomorrow. I have to show those darn kids who is boss right? Alas, there is no snaking in Mario Kart Wii. That's cool, well can I at least talk with people online? Oh wait, no I cannot. Well then, the best non-snaking racer must win on a consistent basis then right? No, ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Mario Kart Wii : played safe, but still a laugh 0

Mario Kart may be described as the ultimate multiplayer game. It’s hectic, unfair and damn right fun races all add up to make a perfect multiplayer experience. But there is one game that takes up all of Mario Karts multiplayer lime-light, which is Super Smash Bros. And it is fair to say that Super Smash Bros Brawl has taken all of Mario Kart’s glory. So much so, that it seems that Mario Kart Wii has come out of no where. Well, we wont be seeing Brawl for two months now, so it’s time for Mario K...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Great...for a Mario Kart 0

Concept: Mario Kart Wii doesn't really break new ground in this category. It's still Mario characters driving go-karts. Oh, look, they've added bikes for no reason at all! Anyway, most of the things this game has to offer have already been done.Playability: In terms of controls, the game is spot-on. You can choose four control styles (I actually now prefer the Wii Remote and Nunchuk), and the control is perfectly calibrated for all of them. The menus are simple and easy to navigate, and online t...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Mario Kart Wii 0

Mario Kart Wii is well an ..... interesting addition the the Mario Kart series, the graphics are well... Wii graphics, you can't expect very much from it. Now the gamplay can be summed up in one word... fun it's just like the the other mario kart game and if you've enjoyed the previous games in the series you should be heading straight to your local wal-mart, target, etc. But now the reason I give this game only four stars, "snaking" if you played mario kart before you've probably "snaked" by qu...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Mario Kart Wii delivers the frantic fun from previous installment 0

..::The Good::.. >Responsive Controls. >Huge variety of tracks, old classics and new, imaginative, well designed courses. >The best Online Play seen on the Wii yet with almost no lag what-so-ever. >The same frantic and addictive fun from past Mario Kart titles. >Snaking has been removed. >The new stunt system is great. ..::The Bad::.. >Some Character Models are blocky. >Some characters voices are terrible >Friend Codes. >No Voice Chat Online. When Mario Kart ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Mario Kart Rubber band AI Wii doesn't live up to expectation!!!! 0

~Intro~     Mario has been karting around different arenas for quite some time. Following the delightfully delicious Mario Kart DS, I naturally assumed that Mario Kart Wii would be better than the DS version. Though MKW has been improved slightly but still hasn't steered passed the kiddy starting line. In fact, due to some modifications to be mentioned later the game has actually lost its hardcore appeal.     The newest improvement comes in Mario and company ability to saddle up and ride a varie...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

By far the best racing game on the Wii. 0

HE GOOD: Small changes and refinements make the gameplay more accessible for casual players while keeping it deep enough to satisfy hardcore gamers; Playing with the Wii Wheel is fun and helps you get more immersed in the game, but only after you get pass the not very small learning curve; The trick system and the bikes are both welcome additions that bring some much needed novelty to the gameplay; The A.I. is a bit more aggressive than it was in Double Dash; Lighting is vastly improved; ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Mario Kart Wii review 0

At first this whole deal with Mario cart wii and its motion wheel wasn't going to work out that well also with the motorbikes. How is this going to work if you wouldn't really have a steering wheel on your motorbike! I did not think this was going to work out well. I am expecting in this game for it to have some good quality tracks that attract you to want to keep on playing them I would never figure out until i play Mario Kart wii.AFTER I GOT THE GAMEOnce i got Mario Kart Wii and started playin...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

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0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

A Step Back From Mario Kart DS. 0

 Now, you may have read the title of this and wondered how a DS version of Mario Kart could be better then a Wii version, which has: better graphics, more tracks, more characters and more items.  IT'S NOT.  Now, in Mario Kart DS every racer had a racecar that was exclusive to that character and that was an awesome step in the Mario Kart Franchise. Now, Mario Kart Wii gets RID of that so every character only has the same Karts that everyone else in that division (light, medium and heavy) h...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Back to basics 0

When i first hear Mario Kart was coming to the Wii I felt a bit strange since I didn't like Mario Kart Double Dash as much as I like Mario Kart DS, if you ask me; I'm all into the one character per Kart gameplay, so at first with the GC installment I was kind of shocked. Now I can safely say Nintendo has gone back to basics with this game, you once again see one character per kart but you can choose different Karts, also Mario kart Wii has the biggest grid I've seen, 12 karts go head to head to...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Mario Kart Wii Review 0

Mario Kart is an awesome series, being my favorite racing series. The newest installment to this long running franchise arrived on the Wii. It is a very great game, and well worth the money... especially those new to the series. For veterans such as I, this game lives up to its predecesors, but it does little to alter the experience. The Good: Addicting right from the start, pretty decent visuals, awesome music, very interesting characters (especially newcomers), and a really cool control scheme...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The first game to beat Brawl on the Wii! 0

In my opinion, MKW is probably one of the best Wii games so far. I can think of only a few that could be better. MKW keeps you playing it much longer than Brawl, and this is another game that has a ton of customization, unlockables, and gameplay features. One of the new gameplay features that no other MK game has ever featured is airborne tricks. MKW also features wheelies, and motorcycles. All these new MK features attract all sorts of fans. MKW is the best MK game by far, no doubt about it. Ov...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Mario Kart is simple fun. 0

Mario Kart Wii Review.posted: 05/29/2008 Mario Kart WiiPLATFORM (Wii)PUBLISHER (Nintendo)PRICE $50ESRB RATING (E for Everyone)PLAYERS (1-4, 12 online)It is a true tribute to the fun of the Mario Kart series that I managed to unlock half of the extra tracks included in Mario Kart Wii while immersed in marathon sessions of Grand Theft Auto IV. Both games offer up intense racing fun, but I doubt that anyone would disagree with me when I say that GTA IV eclipses Mario Kart when it comes to dep...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Mario Kart Wii doesn't really send the franchise in any direction 0

     I think it's safe to say that as long as Nintendo is making new systems and hand helds it will be making new Mario Kart games. Whether or not these newer games will change in any noticable way is a whole nother story. As is late its also probably safe to say they won't. Mario Kart Wii for Niontendo's new motion control system is another one of your standard run of the mill Mario Kart games. It has you compeiting against eleven other racer, four more than previous installments, in several di...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The best Mario kart yet. 0

This is without question, the ultimate Mario Kart game, this is every Mario Kart fan's dream come true. Anything I could have asked for, has been implemented into this game.Anyone comes to a Mario Kart game looking for the best graphics around is making a mistake, the series is about game-play, so don't expect any mind blowing visuals. However, I'm not saying Mario Kart is not a good looking game for the Wii. At first glance you won't really notice any difference between this and Double Dash, an...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Good Game Awesome Online 0

Mario Kart on the Wii has been something gamers around the world have eagerly awaited. The graphics are smooth and near flawless, the gameplay handles well and tries (with great success) to include the good elements from previous games. The DS version, was in many peoples' opinion, the best Mario Kart released. If you combine the gameplay from DS together with the fast-paced and flowing feel from the GCN version and you have an idea of how Mario Kart Wii plays. The wheel takes a little to get us...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Mario kart wii the ups and downs 0

Since the dawn of time Mario has been exploited and forced into every title possible and has now been used in over 100 Mario games... WTF I agree that some have been amazing like super smash bros and Mario 64 which have been impressive on all consoles they have been put on, but when a game is released called Mario paint you begin to wonder who is thinking these games up. Soon there will be a Mario gardening or even Mario catches a bus game. another concept is that once Mario has found something ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Lap of Honor 0

Mario Kart Wii Review Ever since Mario has been around there has been a group of sports which the faithful plumber likes to try his hand at. Some better than others he isn't the best at tennis or golf but he can kick some ass when fighting and drift like Paul Walker. The later of these is now out in the Europe and Japan so we have a little bit of revenge for the Rock Band pricing.Anyway Mario Kart is back and put simply its Mario Kart but on the Wii so expect some motion contols. Mario Kart Wii...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

With excellent online capabilities and fun racing, Mario Kart Wii 0

Mario Kart has been around for more than a decade, starting out on the Super Nintendo and since then has had sequels hit across every major Nintendo console since then. Now Mario Kart has returned on the Wii and it has never looked or played better than this. The presentation of Mario Kart Wii is flashy but subtle. It really doesn't have much to show off but the core gameplay. The menus are also very easy to navigate through, giving you the options of playing single player, multiplayer or onlin...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Not as good as Double Dash 0

Mario Kart Wii is an awesome game, but it's not as good as Double Dash. The only thing I don't like about the game is that Waluigi is a starter while Daisy is an unlockable. I don't mind if Daisy is an unlockable just as long as she's easy to unlock, but she isn't. She's hard to unlock. Also, I'd prefer an All Cup Tour over retro tracks. Well, I'll say that this game is the second best game for the Wii. It's a pretty good....

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Mario Kart Wii Review 0

The lights are green on Mario Kart Wii, the latest iteration of the plumbers racing series and with the addition of bikes to the action, things don’t look to be slowing down. Mario Kart Wii comes bundled with the new Nintendo Wii wheel. This is a shell for the wii remote that makes the driving experience more comfortable than holding the rectangular controller. Apart from extending the B button, the wheel does not actually change the way that the remote works, it is simply housing, as was the ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Unbalanced, but fun Party game. 0

This game has it's problems, which can ruin it for some people, but it does offer a great challenge and fun multiplayer.There are many courses to race on, new and old, with many different ways to control. The steering wheel is the most fun.You will also find several modes, such as Grand Prix, Vs, Battle & Online. There are also many characters to unlock by getting good ranks on Courses, completing Time Trials and more.The graphics are good for a Mario game, no need for them to be any better....

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The Whiil is fun to use and the online is spectacular! 0

Good: - online play is top-notch, a true first for a Nintendo game - gameplay feels new and familiar at the same time - motorcycles and tricks are very nice additions to the series - huge character roster including the option to use your Mii - the Whiil is a very fun peripheral to use and really opens up the game to everyone - 12 player races are really cool - Bad: - items are terribly annoying and cheap, particularly in single player - no mission mode - some control modes have inconvenient butt...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Mario kart fans rejoice 0

Mario Kart is a game made as a graceful alternative to those that can't handle or don't want to handle the real simulation driving genre. In this sense Mario Kart does just that and gives us fun game play with a few new features along with the basic formula fans have loved for years. Mario Kart allows a multitude of game play options as you can use, classic controller, gamecube controller, wii remote, wii remote with nun chuck, or the wii wheel. The newly introduced wii wheel is a plastic shell...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

so-so 0

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0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

its over 0

Look we need to talk. Things arnt like they used to be. theyre not nearly as magical as it used to be. Youve become bland dry and distatsteful. Those very same things i loved about you are no longer true. maybe its not you. Maybe its me. Your single player is bland and well dumb.  why does it seem as soon as i take first place you always seems to have an array of blue turtle shells and everything else all aimed at me but when I'm falling behind I always have the golden mushroom or the bulltet bi...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Mario Kart Wii Review 0

 Mario Kart has recently become one of Nintendo’s main franchises- while it has always held a place in the heart of the hardcore gamer, the DS version of the game has become one of Nintendo’s famous blue ocean titles. With the company’s recent shift to servicing the casual market it’s to be expected that the more traditional games would be slightly gimped, but Mario Kart Wii is still a huge disappointment.The main problem with the latest iteration of the series is that it stinks of laziness. The...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Go mario kart 0

It is amazing. The basic thing is that mario wants to race and he brought more friends. This new game is good it has few of the modes like Single player, Multiplayer, Online play, and MK channel. The single player is about the same as ever. Theres Grand prix, Time trail, battle, and VS. Grand prix is where you go course to course and win 1, 2, or 3 place. Unlock more things and yadayadayada. Time trial is where you just take some practice and beat your ghosts and others. (nothing diffrent) Battl...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Mario Kart Wii Review 0

For every new Nintendo console, a new iteration of Nintendo's insanely popular racing spin-off, Mario Kart. Since the release of Super Mario Kart on the Super Nintendo, the series has gained a very large amount of fans, and was a lot of people’s introduction to Nintendo. Mario Kart’s unique take on the racing genre makes them a blast to play, and my favourite racing series of all time. Mario Kart DS has gained much critical acclaim since its launch in late 2005, and has been viewed by many to be...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

MK does everything right... ...for a Mario Kart Game. 0

Mario Kart Wii is chocked full of fun tracks both new and retro. The retro list reads like a Rolling Stones' greatest hits album and the new courses are so good that I was blown away by their creativity and playability. The same can be said for the Battle arenas: unlike the GameCube's mostly unimaginative battlegrounds (don't worry...I still loved them), these arenas do a far better job of testing your ability. In addition to the staggering amount of great environments from past and present, the...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

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