One of the great joys of being a Nintendo fan over the last few years is the reemergence of the Koopalings. Larry Koopa, Mortin Koopa Jr., Roy Koopa, Iggy Koopa, Wendy O. Koopa, Lemmy Koopa and Ludwig von Koopa have finally begun springing up again in Mario games, and not a moment too soon.
I didn’t think I could handle that little puke Bowser Jr. any longer.
The Koopalings were brilliant in design back when they first appeared in Super Mario Bros. 3. While Shigeru Miyamoto might have rewritten the characters to be Bowser’s younger allies rather than his own children, that doesn’t mean they can’t race in Mario Kart 8.
Along with an official release date and new trailer, Nintendo announced during yesterday’s Nintendo Direct that the entire crew will be playable characters in the latest Mario racing game.
Along with their character art, Nintendo also has a handful of new screencaps showing off different karts the racers can speed away on. They fly, and they defy gravity. It is very likely that Nintendo will never make a new F-Zero game ever again now that Mario has high speed sci-fi racing under his belt. Poor Captain Falcon… he’s not even in Super Smash Bros. yet.
Mario Kart 8 will be released for the Wii U on May 30th. Check out the new trailer again below.
We may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.
The Galaxy S20 Ultra's Space Zoom camera is amazing and a bit creepy
The Galaxy S20 Ultra supports up to 100X zoom, which Samsung calls Space Zoom, but is it any good? Can a phone really product usable photos at 100x zoom? We've got our Galaxy S20 Ultra already so join us to find out!
Win an iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch with the Reader's Choice giveaway!
What's the best phone of 2019? Is it the iPhone 11 Pro, Pixel 4 or OnePlus 7T? What about the best laptop, games console, tablet and more? Vote NOW in the Reader's Choice awards and win BIG in time for the holidays!
Here are the best products from IFA 2019!
Here are the products announced at IFA 2019 that were worthy of our Best of IFA 2019 awards. Also featuring MrMobile's single best product at the show!
Break open a Loot Llama to find these gifts for Fortnite fans
Get your fortnite loving friends and family these awesome gifts. They will love you and emote for you. If you don't what that means, ask them and they'll show you.