The newest installment of the fan-favorite Mario Kart franchise brings Mushroom Kingdom racing fun into glorious 3D. For the first time, drivers explore new competitive kart possibilities, such as soaring through the skies or plunging to the depths of the sea. New courses, strategic new abilities and customizable karts bring the racing excitement to new heights.
It’s the seventh go around for Mario Kart already? I still remember just getting out of high school and making my first few rounds with the original Super Mario Kart on SNES, playing well into the night with a group of friends while taking in the advanced (well, at the time) Mode 7 graphics and terrific gameplay. We’ve certainly come a long way since then, with the introduction of new tracks, improved drifting, the dreaded blue shell and, most importantly, networked play, both online and off. Now we reach another pinnacle for the series, as Mario Kart 7 – foolishly renamed from its more intuitive Mario Kart 3DS – has gone 3D. Granted, that’s not the only thing that Nintendo has changed for the series, but this is probably the... Read Review