Title Mario Kart Wii
Release Apr 10, 2008
Price 5,800 yen (tax included)
A Wii handle included
Platform Wii
Distributor Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Publisher Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Developer Nintendo Co., Ltd.
URL http://www.nintendo.co.jp/
Copyright (C)2008 Nintendo

“Crowning work of games which can be played with anybody with any number of players!”
This work is awarded the prize for receiving support from a wide range of users from children to adults including beginners to the videogame.

While Mario Kart has been developed as a communication tool in the form of racing match game throughout the series, we have developed Wii handle for the “Mario Kart Wii” of this time to make it attractive to beginners to this game. Since machines can intuitively be operated only by turning the Wii handle right and left, even those who don’t ordinarily play videogames will be able to make operation with ease. You must play the game together with your family.
In addition, the match play function utilizing the Nintendo Wi-Fi connection supported from “Mario Kart DS” is enhanced. New amusements are added such as time attack ranking, ghost battle with a downloaded ghost and periodically held contest without mentioning possibility to easily join together with registered friends and enjoying racing battle with players around the world. Besides this, there are many play elements are incorporated, the game must be enjoyable for from beginners to Mario Kart fans.

Leaving untouched the characteristic of the game that commanding items well enables any level of players to come out ahead, many new elements are incorporated.
●Motorbike is introduced for the first time for the series to enable to enjoy driving taste shade different from karts.
●The number of machines going in for a race is increased from 8 to 12 to enable to enjoy more thrilling race developments.
●Mii created by the “Portrait channel” can be used as a driver and is also displayed in various places in the background.
●Giant mushrooms, POW blocks and thunder cloud are added as new items to make race developments more amusing.
●Installing Mario Kart channel enables to have various ranking data updated everyday even though you are not playing the videogame and confirm if your friends are playing “Mario Kart Wii” at the moment etc.
Furthermore, connecting to the Nintendo Wi-Fi connection enables to expand the range of games to those which cannot be enjoyed only within the living room. You must connect the Nintendo Wi-Fi connection at least once.
Lastly, we of the producing staffs are very glad to have received such a prize this time.
We will be glad if you continue to enjoy playing “Mario Kart Wii”.
Thank you very much.