Mario Kart 8 is a blast to play and is easy enough for almost anyone to pick up and enjoy. Its brilliantly designed tracks, inclusion of new weapons, and online refinements make it a no-brainer for Wii U owners.
For families and lovers of casual games, the even more affordable Wii still represents the best console bundle value in terms of dollars spent, but it's also the system that's first on deck to be outdated. With the announcement of the Wii U, the Wii is a declining console. Still, its sizable and often unique back library of games is still worth playing.
If you want to race against your best performance in Mario Kart 64, you'll still have to bust out your old N64.
Easy Taxi wants its Lima, Peru customers to choose their service, and to entice potential riders, they've deployed 10 "Game Cars" featuring a fully functional Wii U onboard with Mario Kart 8 ready for passengers to play.
Ashley discusses a Spanish research team's "tractor beam," one cab company's fun new gaming feature for customers and two major milestones for two different self-driving cars.
Watch this skater dressed as Luigi do an impressive run during which he outpaces turtle shells, collects coins and uses turbo boots to try to beat Mario's record.
There are some franchises, however, it is open to releasing new games for regularly.
Technically Incorrect: You can now play a mobile game that puts you in the seat of an Uber driver. Because exciting.
Whether you're teaming up with Bowser or running from postapocalyptic psycho guitarists, the worlds of Mario and Mad Max blend easier than you might guess.
Some of Nintendo's best-known characters will be featured on rides and activities at Universal's theme parks.