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Re: Mario Kart 8

Post by nakamura » Wed Aug 27, 2014 3:15 pm

£11 quid for new karts, characters and 16 new courses is good value.
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Re: Mario Kart 8

Post by RodimusPrime » Wed Aug 27, 2014 3:21 pm

nakamura wrote:£11 quid for new karts, characters and 16 new courses is good value.
Amazing value compared to some of the DLC on Xbox and PS.

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Re: Mario Kart 8

Post by r0jaws » Wed Aug 27, 2014 4:35 pm

That is pretty good value, but a worrying change of Tack for Ninty. Probably inevitable though.

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Re: Mario Kart 8

Post by clarance » Wed Aug 27, 2014 6:47 pm

Yeah, good value it would seem - it needed Nintendo to show the world how to do DLC properly :wink:
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Re: Mario Kart 8

Post by djslope » Thu Aug 28, 2014 3:54 am

Nintendo do DLC correctly, just look at pikmin 3

Altho im surprised they are not using amibo to unlock characters like link and Animal crossing

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Re: Mario Kart 8

Post by ArchaicKoala » Thu Aug 28, 2014 3:55 am

clarance wrote:Yeah, good value it would seem - it needed Nintendo to show the world how to do DLC properly :wink:
That is very true but will the other companies take note? of course not! As long as people are willing to spend £15 (or what ever amount it is) on a couple of multiplayer maps then this will sadly never change :(

I downloaded the free Mercedes karts last night and will probably take the plunge on this DLC later even though the lead time to the second pack seems a bit ridiculous in my opinion

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Re: Mario Kart 8

Post by Megamixer » Thu Aug 28, 2014 11:59 am

nakamura wrote:£11 quid for new karts, characters and 16 new courses is good value.
My bad; I didn't see that there were more courses included too :oops: . In that case I agree that it is good value.
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Re: Mario Kart 8

Post by djslope » Wed Sep 03, 2014 7:41 am

Looking at the pics there may be an excitebike track :D

also how good was excitetruck and excitebots :), Nintendo please put them up for download lol

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Re: Mario Kart 8

Post by JamesC » Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:13 am

I've just picked up a copy of Mario Kart 8 from The Game Collection in a flash deal. £35, which I thought was pretty good value. 10 hours left if anyone's interested...

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Re: Mario Kart 8

Post by pratty » Wed Sep 03, 2014 9:07 am

djslope wrote:also how good was excitetruck and excitebots :), Nintendo please put them up for download lol
I do like the look of Excitebots but it never came out in the UK. Have heard Excitetruck is good but I just can't get excited about racing 4x4s. :|
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Re: Mario Kart 8

Post by djslope » Wed Sep 03, 2014 9:20 am

pratty wrote:
djslope wrote:also how good was excitetruck and excitebots :), Nintendo please put them up for download lol
I do like the look of Excitebots but it never came out in the UK. Have heard Excitetruck is good but I just can't get excited about racing 4x4s. :|
I'm sure that there is others but atm im thinking its the best motion controlled racing game i have ever played, Also even tho you are racing 4x4s its crazy fast, the 2nd is even more mental which is what put people off slightly

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Re: Mario Kart 8

Post by ALK » Wed Oct 22, 2014 1:56 pm

Yoshi Circuit has been confirmed as one of the DLC tracks (The one shaped like Yoshi.)

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Re: Mario Kart 8

Post by kelp7 » Fri Oct 24, 2014 11:03 am

The Laird wrote:Played it today on on a store set-up, it's decent enough I suppose but it's clearly trying (and failing to be) Sonic Racing Transformed. A long way from being the game to save the Wii U.
It has a better frame rate than Sonic though, that's for sure. (Sorry i'm late to this thread). If it had the frame rate of MK8 the Sonic racing game would be utterly awesome...
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Re: Mario Kart 8

Post by RodimusPrime » Tue Nov 18, 2014 8:19 pm

First batch of DLC is great.

Seems Nintendo is recovering well, record preorders for sma bros on the Wii U, and the amiibo's predicted to make a fortune and sales increasing all the time.

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Re: Mario Kart 8

Post by LAIS » Wed Nov 19, 2014 6:21 pm

Whether the Wii U is "saved" or not, it's still a fantastic console. Possibly my favourite home console of the 21st century. Rayman Legends, Super Mario 3D World, Mario Kart 8, Bayonetta 2, Pikmin 3, Assassin's Creed Black Flag, Wind Waker, The Wonderful 101, Shovel Knight, Earthbound...there's so much fun to be had on this console. I absolutely love it.

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