A kart racing game for the Wii U, the 8th game in the Mario Kart series centering around characters in the Mario universe.

Mario Kart 8 is the eighth game in the Mario Kart series, released in 2014 for the Nintendo WiiU.

While incorporating game mechanics originally featured in earlier Mario Kart games, Mario Kart 8 introduces anti-gravity sections that allow players to drive on walls or ceilings.

The game features multiple single-player and multiplayer game modes. The game incorporates Miiverse functionality and online multiplayer supported via Nintendo Network.