In case you missed Nintendo's Nintendo Direct event from this morning, one of the bigger pieces of news was the spring 2014 release date for Mario Kart 8. And for those still waiting/hoping it looks awesome — it does. Awesome enough to "save" the Wii U? Well, we'll see.
Make sure to check out the new trailer along with the full Nintendo Direct event below.
Mario Kart 8 trailer:
Nintendo Direct 12.18.13:
For the first time ever in any game, all of Bowser's seven Koopalings are playable characters. Players with a taste for being bad can get ready to challenge gravity on the race track with Iggy, Larry, Lemmy, Ludwig, Morton, Roy and Wendy.