Mario Kart 8 trailer confirms Rosalina, Baby characters
posted on 12.18.13 at 09:59 AM EDT by (@salromano)
Plus, new UFOs and ATV buggy vehicles revealed.

Nintendo debuted a new trailer for Mario Kart 8 during today’s Nintendo Direct.

The clip reveals new playable characters Rosalina, as well as various “Baby” Nintendo characters like Baby Mario and Baby Luigi. New course settings include an airport, the desert, and above the clouds. New vehicles shown include UFOs, four-wheel ATV buggies, and of course, standard karts and bikes.

Watch the new trailer below. View a new set of screenshots at the gallery.

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  • Arcana Gear

    Is this really the Luigi year Nintendo?

    • Auragar

      Nope next year continues it though. So it will be Years of Luigi (where he is focused on very little still.)

      • Arcana Gear

        poor luigi XD

  • Auragar

    Cool.. but they teased me with that Kirby scene. Dammit I want Kirby in the game now! >_>

    • Willgaea

      Yeah I thought Kirby was joining Kart. They should just let everyone from smash join kart.

      • Auragar

        Mario Kart (8 (or 9 because 8 is pretty much done.)): Nintendo Stars. Then MK being rebranded as Nintendo Stars Kart. Of course my title sucks but you get the idea.

        • Willgaea

          What about super Kart Brothers.

          • Auragar

            lol I guess that would work. xD

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    • SuperLuigi

      Came to the comments to post this. good job lol

  • AdamBoy64

    Confirmation of characters and vehicles is good.
    Just bring back the co-op cups.

    Everything else I could get used to, but I miss not having co-op multiplayer.

  • Elvick

    Baby characters are such a waste.

  • Gilgamesh2025

    I actually expected that! :P