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:
Feel the rush as your kart rockets across the ceiling. Race upside-down and along walls on anti-gravity tracks in the most action-fueled Mario Kart game yet. Take on racers across the globe and share videos of your greatest moments via Mario Kart TV.