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represents the best console bundle value in terms of dollars spent, but it's also the system that's first on deck to be outdated.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.
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.
On today's show, Ashley and Khail explain why NASA's MRV is putting the "fun" in function, how Microsoft wants to change gesture tech with its Handpose innovation and what the deal is with Google's new wireless service, Google Fi. #TDMRV
NASA developed the MRV (Modular Robotic Vehicle), a go-kart-esque vehicle that's massively entertaining to watch in motion. With four independently functioning wheels, a zero-degree turn radius and some serious drifting capabilities, we're dying to take it for a (literal) spin.
Hendo just launched a Kickstarter promising real, working hoverboards exactly one year from today. If you haven't brushed up on your "Back to the Future" trivia, October 21, 2015 is the very same day and year Marty McFly time-traveled to in the movie. Coincidence? We think not.
On today's show, we discuss go karts that remind us a little too much of Mario Kart, an art installation that creates textile patterns out of sound, and working hoverboards. Yes: working hoverboards.
Baddies beware! Dreamworks Animation artist Daniel Hashimoto turns his 3-year-old into a real-life Mario Kart racer.