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Mario Kart Wii Platinum Soundtrack

Cover of the Platinum Soundtrack.

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Yoshi and King Boo (Mario Raceway)

Yoshi throwing a Green Shell at King Boo at the entrance to the Pipe tunnel.

Mario Kart Wii
Mario Kart Wii Box
Developer Nintendo
Distributor Nintendo
Designers Yasuyuki Oyagi (director)
Hideki Konno (producer)
Shigeru Miyamoto (general producer)
Satoru Iwata (executive producer)
Released April 27, 2008
Genre Racing
Modes Single Player, Multi-player, Online
Ratings E - ESRB and 3+ - PEGI
Platform Wii
Mario Kart Wii

The official Mario Kart Wii logo.


Mario Kart Wii is a racing game for the Wii made by Nintendo, and it's a very fun game for people of all ages. Features of Mario Kart Wii include Online play using the Wi-fi, the Wii Wheel, and more!

Gameplay Edit

Mario Kart Wii returns the franchise to single driver gameplay, moving away from the approach of its predecessor, Mario Kart DS on the DS. Like Mario Kart DS, the game contains sixteen new tracks while also including sixteen classic tracks.

The biggest change from others in the series is that Bikes have been added to the mix. Each weight class has six karts and six bikes. Karts are heavier and can push bikes off-road while bikes can get a few extra Speed Boosts (via Wheelies) and a better turbo boost., but are slower.

Battle Mode has changed significantly from others in the series in that the player can no longer have a full fledged free-for-all and instead the players work on teams. This controversial change is also points-based and the Bob-omb and Shine Sprite battles were cut and replaced by coin runners.

There are two other racing modes: Online, where you race with up to 11 other players (or 10, if you invited a Guest to play) and the Tournament Mode. Every month there are two tournaments created by Nintendo, where you must do all kinds of things: beat a boss, complete a course quickly with lots of Golden Mushrooms and much more. You can access the current Tournament via the Mario Kart Channel option in the Main Menu.

Also, Tricks can be done for a speed boost. The Spin Turn technique has also returned from Mario Kart 64.

Racers, Vehicles and Weight Classes Edit

List of Characters Edit

You can also play with your Miis: To get the Mii (Outfit A), beat the 100cc Special Cup.
To get the Mii (Outfit B), you must unlock all the Expert Staff Ghosts. Their Weight Class depends on their Weight/Height in the Mii Channel.

List of Vehicles Edit

Bikes Edit

Karts Edit


Characters

Items Edit

Classic items from previous installments return as well as three new items.

Tracks Edit

Here are all the Cups.

Mushroom CupEdit

Flower CupEdit

Star CupEdit

Special CupEdit

Shell CupEdit

Banana CupEdit

Leaf CupEdit

Lightning CupEdit

Battle CoursesEdit

External LinksEdit

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