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Mario Kart 8 Races Into Living Rooms of Future Wii U Owners as Part of a New Configuration


A new ongoing configuration of the Wii U console that includes a pre-installed version of the Mario Kart 8 game as well as a Nintendo eShop download card for the first two Mario Kart 8 DLC packs will hit retail stores across the country in mid-September. The console is available at a suggested retail price of $329.99. Check your local retailer for details.

Over the next few weeks and months, Nintendo will launch a robust slate of games for Wii U, including Super Mario Maker (11th of September), Yoshi’s Woolly World (October 16), Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water (Nintendo eShop exclusive, October 22), Star Fox Zero (November 20), Xenoblade Chronicles X (December 4), Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash (Holiday 2015) and Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival(Holiday 2015).

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Amazon UK drops price of their MK8 Bundle for Wii U to £209.00!

It appears Amazon UK has dropped their Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle price to £209.00. Sources say the old price was approximately ~£229.00.

This is a pretty decent price considering the Super Mario U + Luigi U bundle is £229.85 and the Wind Waker bundle is £249.89.

The big decision is really the cost of those games by themselves. Wind Waker sells for £42.99 and Mario Kart 8 sells for £38.00.

Based on those numbers, the MK8 bundle is definitely the most cost-effective purchase at this point in time!


Amazon UK has reversed the MK8 bundle back to £229.00. This is still a good deal compared to the Wind Waker bundle.

Source: Nintendo Wii U 32GB Premium Pack with Mario Kart 8

Buy a Wii U from Walmart Canada and get a free game!

If you purchase a Wii U between March 19th and April 1st from your local Walmart store in Canada, you will receive a copy of either Mario Kart 8 or Super Smash Bros Wii U for free!


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