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Hideki Konno reveals more Mario Kart 8 details

posted 2 Jul 2013, 11:41 by Subik Khawaja   [ updated 8 Mar 2014, 14:58 ]

French gaming site Gamekult recently interviewed Hideki Konno and he revealed some new details about the upcoming Mario Kart 8 for Wii U. Here's all the new info:
  • Antigravity is based on the similar ideas from Super Mario Galaxy and F-Zero
  • Mario Kart was chosen over F-Zero to get more people interested in Wii U. Konno hopes that there will be a new F-Zero game
  • The whole game is being developed by Nintendo EAD without help from other teams such as Retro Studios
  • GamePad features aren't a priority
  • Double Dash mode was not integrated in Mario Kart Wii, 7 and 8, but may return in the future
  • Tracks are narrower than in Mario Kart Wii
  • Development started little over a year ago
  • Kart customization will be back
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