Mario Kart 8 on the Wii U is a 2014 racing game and the latest installment in the world famous Mario Kart series. Mario Kart 8 was developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii U console. In Mario Kart 8, you race in karts on various tracks using items to gain advantages, playing as your favorite Mario racers, including Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, Peach, Toad, and more! This is the first Mario kart game in high definition and features a 12-player online competitive play mode, as well as new rides like hang-gliders and no gravity karts. Mario Kart 8 is a huge success for Nintendo featuring 88% ratings on GameRankings and Metacritic. Game also supports Nintendos Amiibo line of figurines. Rated Everyone.