We all have these gaming stories and Mario Kart always seems to be one of those games that creates them. A part of this is because the game has been so good at capturing enjoyment with multiple players able to play in the same room at the same time. It creates chaos, it creates fun and it creates memories.
What makes Mario Kart special?
Koster’s idea of fun is frontloaded. You learn more when something is new, and Mario Kart offers new tracks to explore, shortcuts to find, and items to use. There’s plenty of things to learn and internalize, and players demonstrate their knowledge through superior performance.
Is Mario Kart still popular?
The go-kart racing game’s success has endured, with titles for Nintendo’s more recent consoles such as the Wii and the Switch proving to be popular. The best-selling game of the series is Mario Kart Wii, which sold approximately 37.2 million units worldwide as of December 2019.
Will Wii ever come back?
No. The hardware is dead and in the past. At best, the Nintendo Switch or a future Nintendo game system could end up emulating Wii games.
Will there be a new Mario Kart in 2020?
Nintendo insider Zippo wrote in a May 2021 blog post that a new Mario Kart entry not associated with Home Circuit or the Universal theme park ride has been in the works for about three years and is expected to debut during the 2020 holiday season or early 2021.
Is Mario Kart on PS3?
No, you can’t. Mario is a Nintendo IP, therefore, Mario games only appear on platforms that Nintendo supports. The PS3 is not one of them.