Mario Kart 8 DLC opens some serious doors for the series

Seeing Link stuffed into a tiny go kart, knees jutting from the sides, isn’t as strange a sight as it should be in 2014. After all, this is the first time in Mario Kart history we’ve seen guest characters from other games. Shut up, I haven’t ever seen a Mario Kart GP cabinet so it more »

Nintendo eShop Update for August 21, 2014

You know, I’m not sure what to think about the Update these days. It’s getting too unpredictable. One week, the and eShops will be sorely lacking in terms of content, then the next there will be more amazing games than you can afford to pick up in a week. This week is leaning toward the more »

Table Top Racing Review: Second Place Finish

Table Top Racing Price: $7.99 System(s): Release Date: August 5, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Ripstone (Playrise Digital) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Mild Fantasy Violence Table Top Racing is a fairly well known title in the iOS and Android world. <It is a Micro Machines style racing game that first debuted on iOS a couple years ago, more »


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 »