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Mario Kart 8: Review.

Mario Kart 8 is one of the greatest titles to hit the Wii u so far. After it’s release Wii U sales skyrocketed, in some areas the Wii U saw an 800% increase in sales. I’ve never been a big fan of racing games in general, and the Mario Kart series is no exception, I’ve never really seen the appeal and was never very good at Mario Kart. So on launch day, I bought Mario Kart 8, mainly because of the awesome promotion Nintendo was running that if you registered Mario Kart 8 You got a free retail game, knowing my history with Mario Kart I wasn’t the most excited for this game, until I played it. This Mario Kart feels so much better to play compared to all of it’s precursors. In Mario Kart 8, whether I get first place or last place it feels like I earned that place, not like I got unlucky or lucky. The maps are wonderfully designed and the colors and graphics are very vibrant and pleasant to look at. The controls are very accurate and the wide variety of Kart customization allows the player to create a Kart that feels good for them to control. Overall Mario Kart 8 is a major boost to the Wii U’s viability and is a must have for any current or future Wii U owners.

 

Buy it: Buy it if you enjoy Kart Racers even a little. Especially Buy it if you are a Mario Kart or Racing fan. AND if you can still take advantage of the free game promotion DEFINITELY pick this up ASAP. Mario Kart is a great party game and the online is fantastic as well.

Borrow it: Borrow it if you are not very interested from everything you’ve seen so far, chances are a few races will make you need this game.

Skip it: Skip it if you’re not planning on getting a Wii U (obviously), Don’t buy a Wii U just for this game. Skip it if you want a single player game, though it is very fun the single player tired me out very quickly, however the online is wonderful.

What am I working on?

I’ve been busy lately, for the past 3 or so days this website and blog has been my main focus, and now that I think I’ve gotten it up and running how I like it I can now focus on other projects.

 

My major focus right now is with the Eleven Project. Project Eleven, is an attempt to bring back glitch from the ashes that was left behind from tinyspeck. After TinySpeck shut down the world of UR in 2012 they released a bunch of art assets, but not all of them, but just recently they released almost all of the art assets and a huge chunk of source code. However this source code is missing a large amount of code, and Project Eleven looks to fill in the gaps and create a functional game named Eleven Giants.

Eleven_Logo_8 Elevenposter Glitch

 

 

Another focus right now is my own game that I want to work on with a few friends, we haven’t started since we haven’t really had much time to sit down and work, but rest assured we’re working on it. There’s not too many details right now except that it will be coded in unity, and it will be 2d.

 

And Finally as always I’m focused on streaming, and bringing some videos out to my few followers in the near future!

 

So I guess look out for that, I’ll try to update this blog regularly, but check out my twitter for the most frequent updates.