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Mario and the rest race against each other for the gold cup again. Underwater and air gliding returns. Mario Kart 8 introduces zero gravity, and has a total of 48 race tracks.

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Uncredited cast:
Tomo Adachi Tomo Adachi ... Female Mii (voice) (uncredited)
Nate Bihldorff Nate Bihldorff ... Shy Guy (voice) (uncredited)
David Cooke David Cooke ... Morton Koopa Jr. (voice) (uncredited)
Stacey Deddo ... Sunshine Airport P.A. (voice) (uncredited)
Dan Falcone Dan Falcone ... Roy Koopa (voice) (uncredited)
Ashley Flannegan Ashley Flannegan ... Wendy O. Koopa (voice) (uncredited)
David J. Goldfarb ... Ludwig von Koopa (voice) (uncredited)
Katsuhiro Harasawa Katsuhiro Harasawa ... Male Mii (voice) (uncredited)
Tomoyuki Higuchi Tomoyuki Higuchi ... Male Mii (voice) (uncredited)
Michelle Hippe ... Larry Koopa (voice) (uncredited)
Hitomi Hirose Hitomi Hirose ... Female Mii (voice) (uncredited)
Kenny James Kenny James ... Bowser (voice) (uncredited)
Yûko Kaida Yûko Kaida ... Female Mii (voice) (uncredited)
Samantha Kelly Samantha Kelly ... Princess Peach / Toad / Baby Peach / Toadette / Pink Gold Peach (voice) (uncredited)
Charles Martinet ... Mario / Luigi / Baby Mario / Baby Luigi / Wario / Waluigi / Metal Mario (voice) (uncredited)
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Language:

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Release Date:

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The Best Mario Kart Game Yet
31 May 2017 | by fsimpson-23439See all my reviews

Awesome Tracks: Check Awesome Music: Check Awesome Retro Tracks: Check Awesome Visuals: Check Awesome Character Roster: Kind of Awesome DLC Packs: Check Awesome Online and Local Multiplayer: Check This could have been 10/10, apart from Balloon Battle being the worst in the series: Check Coins being items: Check PINK GOLD FRICKIN PEACH!:Check Without these things, Mario Kart 8 would have been a 10/10 Still it's the best Mario Kart Game so far.


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