Mashing up two beloved franchises is a risky proposition. If you screw it up, you have two rabid fanbases attacking you from both sides. If you create something amazing, you have to deal with the fact that everyone is going to want more. In the case of Star Kart, Dark Pixel’s incredible mashup of Star Wars and Mario Kart, we desperately want more.
We’ve seen lots of images of cosplayers dressed as their favorite video game characters in the past but how many of them have actually tried to live out the action inside the game? A viral video posted by YouTuber Base37 shows a group of friends who dress up as popular characters from Mario Kart and then actually race scooters through a shopping mall right as it’s opening. More →
Are you ready to see the best mashup of 2015? It’s subtle, it’s brilliant and it’s one of those things that you’ll never get out of your head after you watch it. Kris Sundberg, a VFX artist who worked on films such as Divergent and Into the Storm, has remade the Mad Max: Fury Road trailer with Mario Kart visual effects, and I think I’ve watched it a dozen times already. More →
As you might expect, most of our favorite videos from The Fine Brothers’ REACT channel on YouTube have revolved around technology and video games. Over the weekend, the latest reaction video featured a group of teenagers playing Mario Kart 64 for the first time.
Nintendo’s recent release of Mario Kart 8 breathed new life into the company’s struggling Wii U console. In fact, we called it a killer Wii U game when we reviewed Mario Kart 8 back in May, and we said it was just what the Wii U needed. The newest edition in Nintendo’s popular racing series was apparently so good that it inspired a group of 12 people in Japan to reenact Mario Kart on the streets of Tokyo. More →