Mercedes-Benz shouldn’t be in Mario Kart 8

The world of the various Mario games is a fanciful one. Things are bright, colorful, and cartoonish. There’s no room for Mercedes-Benz cars here, a harsh reminder of the real world juxtaposed among the super-deformed and exaggerated Mario Kart 8 characters and world. It doesn’t fit. Yet, Nintendo jammed it into the game. Why? Mercedes-Benz more »

McDonald’s Happy Meals getting Mario Kart 8

You won’t just be playing Mario Kart 8 Soon, you’ll be enjoying it in real life too. That is, if you stop by McDonald’s in July 2014. Turns out, the next assortment of toys will contain our favorite, Nintendo racers. Rejoice! There will be seven Mario Kart 8 toys at McDonald’s. You can get Mario, more »

A Perfect Lap at Le Mans with Forza Motorsport 5

This weekend heralds the 82nd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, one of, if not the most important race in global motorsports. Since 1923 (there were a few years off during World War II, and the Great Depression) the best racing drivers in the world have been coming together on the streets connecting more »


I Can’t Bring Myself to Buy Mario Kart 8

I know Mario Kart 8 is a great game. I’ve seen the litany of reviews going out across the internet. It’s a sea of goodwill. Journalists are talking about how this game is really showing what the Wii can do, and how its a fresh injection of lifeblood Nintendo’s console has sorely needed. Gamers are more »

Watch us play Mario Kart 8

All the cool kids are staying in this weekend and playing . Everything that you might be hearing about this game is true. Yes it’s fun. Yes it looks good. Yes it’s worth the price. I enjoyed my time with Mario Kart 8 so much, I decided to do a fun little video about it. more »

Mario Kart 8 is $50 at Fry’s

Ready for what will probably be the best, day-one Mario Kart 8 deal? Here it is. Fry’s Home Electronics is selling the game for $49.99 until June 5, 2014. Yes, it’s $10 off on launch day, when everyone else is . It’s the best deal you can get. Though, really, it’s even better than that. more »

Mario rollin’ in dat Benz: Mercedes sponsors Mario Kart 8 DLC

We all know Mario has fat stacks of plumber cash, but he’s never been quite this gaudy about displaying it. Nintendo is partnering with Mercedes to promote its new GLA crossover vehicle. The car will enter   in Japan as a free piece of DLC. Free for players, that is. I’m sure it cost Mercedes more »

Adult Swim games releases Trials-inspired Delivery Outlaw on iOS

Adult Swim Games is known for making good games on a consistent basis. When I saw it released Delivery Outlaw for free on iOS today, I had to try it out. Delivery Outlaw reminds me of the very popular Trials series of games, but it still retains the cartoonish style and humor that we see more »


EA is giving away free gold for Real Racing 3

This story is actually a two-for-one affair. First, EA is giving away 10 free gold for Real Racing 3 on iOS from now until August 1, 2014. It carries a value of $1.99. All you have to do is go to the website, input your email address and redeem the code just as you would any more »

Let Mario Kart 8 take you on a ride May 17-18, 2014

We’re all going on a joyride this weekend! Nintendo has been trying pretty hard to get people pumped about Mario Kart 8, even going so far as to offer free gas, but now a more hands-on approach is incoming. GameStop stores are going to let us play Mario Kart 8 this weekend! Select GameStop locations more »

Nintendo World Store will have the Mario Kart 8 Limited Edition

Anyone eagerly anticipating Mario Kart 8 probably won’t want to read this announcement. It’s only going to make you sad. See, that Mario Kart 8 Limited Edition that Europe is getting will be coming to the United States too! But, it’s only going to be sold in the Nintendo World Store. That has got to more »

Driveclub upgrade no longer requires a PlayStation Plus subscription

Sony has once again showed its willingness to listen to fans when it matters the most. Recently, it was revealed that Driveclub PlayStation Plus Edition upgrades would not work without an active PlayStation Plus subscription. That means you would spend $49.99 on the game, but not be able to play it unless your PS Plus more »