Mario Kart Wii to be released on April 27th
April seems to be a special month this year as the Mario Kart Wii is zooming on the 27th towards the United States. Nintedo made available also the Wii Wheel, a device which makes the things easier for novices to compete agains the veterans of the series. Mario Kart Wii can be played offline but also online, where players can compete with up to 11 other drivers from around the world.
"Mario Kart Wii transforms one of our most popular franchises into a race that every member of the family can join. Driving with the Wii Wheel could not be more natural, and this is one place where speeding is encouraged." said Cammie Dunaway, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of Sales & Marketing.
The game includes 16 new courses and 16 classic courses from previous versions but this time Nintendo brought something new, for the first time players have the option of racing with motorbikes. 10 battle arenas will be available for the players to keep them busy between trips around the circuit.
Mario Kart Wii can be played with four different control options: Wii Wheel, Wii Remote, Wii Remote and Nunchuk combo, Classic Controller and even the Nintendo GameCube controller. The game also features parental controls, an option that lets the adults manage the content for their children.