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.
Baddies beware! Dreamworks Animation artist Daniel Hashimoto turns his 3-year-old into a real-life Mario Kart racer.
Mario Kart 8 is a blast to play and is easy enough for almost anyone to pick up and enjoy. It's brilliantly designed tracks, inclusion of new weapons, and online refinements make it a no-brainer for Wii U owners.
A battery-powered Super Mario Kart toy car speeds its way from the video game realm into your home, ready to take young Marios for a spin.
The racing in Little Big Planet Karting is enoyably off the wall, but a poor level editor tutorial saps some of the game's potential.
Angry Birds has long been kind of the sling-shotting, but now it's trying to make a move into racing with Angry Birds Go.
We spent some quality time with the Morgan 3 Wheeler. Naturally, the only place we could take it was a kart track.
A boy's great grandmother passes out behind the wheel of a vehicle going at a high speed. What's a 10-year-old to do? Grab the wheel like he's on Rainbow Road, that's what!
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represents the best console bundle value in terms of dollars spent, but it's also the system that's first on deck to be outdated.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.
Nintendo plans to give the Wii U a much-needed shot in the arm with a handful of newly announced software.