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Introducing the 2019 Autoblog Gaming Guide

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Autoblog's gaming guide is your one-stop for video game news, reviews and videos for Xbox, Nintendo, and mobile gaming. There's also info and how-tos for live streaming, e-sports and more.

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Gear Club Unlimited 2 out now on Nintendo Switch

The closest you'll get to Forza on an Nintendo console

The closest you'll get to Forza on an Nintendo console.

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Nintendo wins judgment against real-life Mario Kart operator in Japan

The video game maker is ultra protective of its intellectual property

The video game maker is ultra protective of its intellectual property.

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Gear.Club Unlimited Review | Not perfect, but still a blast

The Nintendo Switch just gets better and better.

More Need for Speed than Forza Motorsport.

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Mario Kart is drifting into a Japanese VR arcade

And it may not come to the US, sadly.

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe coming to the Nintendo Switch in April

The original Mario Kart 8 was the WiiU's best-selling game.

Look for new maps, new characters, and new game modes.

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Adults are racing real-life Mario Karts

A group of merry pranksters took to a British shopping mall dressed as characters from Nintendo classic Mario Kart and armed with Razor Crazy Carts.

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Mario Bros. enlisted to sell Mercedes GLA in Japan with bizarre results

There is always something a little grotesque when traditionally animated characters are brought into the real world. For example, something about seeing Mickey walk around Disney World just doesn't look quite right, and Nintendo is proving the rule with its latest cross promotion involving Mario and the Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class.

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Mario Kart 8 track guide

Mario Kart 8 courses are divided into eight Cup series, with four tracks apiece. Mushroom, Flower, Star, and Special Cups all feature new tracks. Shell, Banana, Leaf, and Lightning Cups are made up of updated versions of courses from previous Mario Kart titles.

E3: We get our first steer of Mario Kart 8 for Wii U [w/video]

While racing simulation heavyweights like Gran Turismo 6 and Forz

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Toyota turning Nintendo DS into navigation system

Video games are already an easy target for politicians, what with their amazing ability to turn both brains and muscles to jelly while also promoting violence and other sociopathic behaviors. So we can only wonder at the political grandstanding that might accompany this development: The Nintendo DS can now be used to control a Toyota navigat

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Nintendo partners with West Coast Customs to build full-size Mario Karts

Nintendo has taught millions of underage kids to drive, thanks to its immensely popular handheld Mario Kart video game. The driving routes are all virtual – thankfully – as they include not only unexpected sheer cliffs, but also driving under the water while evading baddies.

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This is why Nintendo's going to the LA Auto Show

We were intrigued when we learned that Nintendo is holding a press conference at next week's LA Auto Show. Why would The House That Mario Built be hanging around an auto show? What sort of tie-in could Nintendo with have four wheels?

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Why is Nintendo going to the LA Auto Show?

The LA Auto Show is less than two weeks away, which means every automaker that will be in attendance is putting the finishing touches on what their executives will say during their respective press conferences. It goes the same for each automaker: An exec will talk about sales numbers, maybe brag about some newly bestowed industry award, and then a new concept or production model will be rolled out. There is one company, however, that will lik

Boy saves family in car accident using Nintendo DS?

The Nintendo DS, a handheld video game system, can be a major time-suck for us kids of all ages. It's no surprise that the mother of seven year-old Christoper Miszkowiec wanted him to cut down on the amount of time he spends playing with one. What is surprising is that mom Kathleen has recently had a change of heart. What prompted this reversal? Christoper saved her life with his toy.

Codemasters releases details on upcoming F1 games

Start saving your sick days: Codemasters is working on the next generation of Formula One racing games, and the future looks fast. The software development company responsible for such favorite racing titles as DiRT, Grid and the TOCA series obtained the rights to make the game from Formula One Management, which previously licensed the rights exclusively to EA Sports and Sony. So while previous incarnations of the official F1 game were available only on Playstation systems (PS2, PS3 and PSP), Co

Honda's Tetris-tastic Jazz/Fit commercial

Who could forget Tetris, that most addictive and iconic of video games. Honda calls on our nostalgia with this ad for its European-market Jazz (which Noah Joseph