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Mario Kart 8 Mercedes DLC coming to the UK on August 27th

Nintendo has announced to bring the bizarre Mercedes DLC to Mario Kart 8 in the UK later this month. The promotional tie-in lets players take to the tracks in three real-life Mercedes: the GLA, the 300 SL Roadster and the Silver Arrow. The karts are customisable too with the ability to change wheels and stuff.…

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James O'MalleyMario Kart 8 Mercedes DLC coming to the UK on August 27th
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Mario Kart coming to arcades – adding “fusion karts” for fightin’

Mario Kart 8 only hit the shelves in May, but it looks like another Mario Kart title is on the way. This isn't for consoles though - you'll have to get on down to your local arcade, assuming that it still exists. Namco has taken on the development duties from Nintendo for Mario Kart Arcade…

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James O'MalleyMario Kart coming to arcades – adding “fusion karts” for fightin’

CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE: Best Nintendo 3DS games of 2011

This year saw Nintendo release their 3DS handheld console, aiming to bring 3D to the masses with it's glasses-free 3D display and a host of recognisable gaming stars leading the charge. Sceptics were wary of the 3D gamble Nintendo had…

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Preview Gallery – Split/Second: Velocity, arcade racing exploding onto PS3, Xbox 360 and PC soon

What do you get if you cross the team that brought us the excellent off-road racer Pure with about a zillion tonnes of TNT? That'd be Split/Second: Velocity, the latest driving game from Black Rock Studios. Tech Digest recently got…

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Gerald LynchPreview Gallery – Split/Second: Velocity, arcade racing exploding onto PS3, Xbox 360 and PC soon

Opinion: Do you still care about the Nintendo Wii?

It was once the king of the gaming pile, so sought after that you'd have to give a kidney on the black market to get one in your home. But recent months have seen the Wii fall from grace, with profits down as much as half over the same period a year earlier. Has the bubble burst for the Nintendo Wii? If so, what has caused it? Here's Tech Digest's five reasons why the Wii's star is falling.

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Gerald LynchOpinion: Do you still care about the Nintendo Wii?

YouTube Hits: Mr. T navigating Mario Kart on the Wii


Navtones is a company that offers celebrity voices for your sat-nav, with Mr. T being an obvious favourite. Any GPS product that can swear at you by saying “I said turn right, not left, you damn fool!” gets two hearty thumbs up.

They’ve now put a video up on YouTube of Mr. T navigating Mario on Mario Kart, providing instant giggles to your day. Enjoy…

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Katherine HannafordYouTube Hits: Mr. T navigating Mario Kart on the Wii