Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Nintendo fixes one of Mario Kart 8's only shortcomings in a generous port of a modern masterpiece.

Key events

Jelly DealsThese new Nintendo Switch bundles come with £30 eShop credit

Including BOTW, Mario Kart 8 or New Super Mario Bros.

The best 15 Switch games you can play right now

Plus! A podcast explaining our choices.

Jelly DealsHere's the best Nintendo Switch bundle of Black Friday so far

Update: Mario Kart and Crash or Mario Kart and Pokémon for £299

Russian Nintendo fans want rid of the company's local boss

UPDATE: Nintendo investigation launched into conduct of Russia boss.

Nintendo announces Mario Kart Tour for smartphones

Shell be coming round the mountain.

Digital FoundryTech Evolution: 25 years of Super Mario Kart

Nine games analysed across nine consoles: Digital Foundry charts the evolution of the classic series.

FeatureNintendo consolidates an already special year

Short, sharp and direct, a Switched-on Nintendo shows its best side.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe unlockables, including how to unlock Gold kart parts and Gold Mario

Prepare to play a lot of tracks to get everything you need.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe amiibo list for every Mii racing suit costume

How to dress your Mii like Sonic, Mega Man and other famous faces.

Mario Kart 8 guide: Tips, tricks and everything you need to know about the Deluxe edition on Switch

From mastering drifts to holding onto first place, we've got some essential tips and tricks for winning more of your Mario Kart 8 races.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is Nintendo's first UK chart topper in six years

Almost half of all US Switch owners now own a copy.

Digital FoundryMario Kart 8 Deluxe: a great console title is a handheld revelation

Switch's enhanced Wii U port works beautifully on the go.

Check out the Nintendo Switch steering wheel controller

You can pop a Joy-con in it for motion control.