What’s Next for Mario Kart         

Decades in the making and multitudes of iterations later, it feels as if we’ve finally reached the pinnacle of Mario Kart. Nintendo’s party-romp approach to Motorsport has always been one of the most enduring video game legacies ever since we first booted up our rudimentary consoles way back in yesteryear. Now, with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe released on the Switch, we have what is arguably the most fleshed-out version of Mario Kart to date. But we can’t help but wonder – what else could Ninty come up with? So far, we’ve seen everything from double-racer karts to anti-gravity tires to […]

Nintendo Launch Mario Kart Tour Beta Ahead of E3

Nintendo recently opened up applications to a private beta for Mario Kart Tour. The game will be the latest in a line of mobile releases as Nintendo extends their reach into the emerging platform. Mobile gaming is a huge business and enjoys a significant crossover with the casual gaming demographic that Nintendo already targets. According to marketing agency Mediakix, there are an estimated 2.2 billion active mobile gamers. 56% of that demographic access games on their phones more than 10 times per week. Nintendo already had huge success in the market with the release of Pokemon Go, which became the […]

Crash Team Racing: The Remake We’ve Been Waiting For or Another Sony Cash Grab?

‘90s kids have been hit hard in the nostalgia glands this past couple of years. Many platforming mascots left behind in that era have enjoyed a resurgence of late. Sonic Mania, Crash N’Sane Trilogy and more recently Spyro: Reignited Trilogy to name a few. On top of that, we’ve been privy to a SNES mini and an upcoming PS1 classic as a compendium of other greats. There was one series that seemed an unfortunate omission though, particularly with the success of the Crash N’Sane Trilogy, Crash Team Racing. That is until recently when Sony announced a re-release is indeed on […]