Nintendo News: Mario Kart 8 Races into Living Rooms of Future Wii U Owners as Part of a New Configuration

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A new ongoing configuration of the Wii
console that includes a pre-installed version of the Mario
Kart 8
game as well as a Nintendo eShop download card for the
two Mario Kart 8 DLC packs is now on sale in retail stores across
the country. The console is available at a suggested retail price of

Later this week, on the 11th of September, Nintendo will
launch Super
Mario Maker
for Wii U. Using the Wii U GamePad
controller, players can quickly and easily create their own original Super
Mario Bros.
levels using items, enemies, graphical styles and even
power-ups from four classic Mario games. These levels can be easily
uploaded online to share with players all over the world. Game concepts
that were never possible before in a Super Mario Bros. game are
now possible in Super Mario Maker – and players are in control of
it all.

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Rich George