I already explained why the redone version of Mario Kart 64‘s Rainbow Road in Mario Kart 8 is so good last week, but I only briefly touched upon the music. Considering it’s easily one of the best music pieces in the entire series, I felt I needed to shine the spotlight on it for a bit. Continue reading
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Random Rankings – Mario Kart 8 Courses
Despite telling myself there was no point in buying it again, I recently caved and wound up getting Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on the Nintendo Switch. Between the new characters, improved Battle Mode and all the included DLC, it’s easily the definitive version of the game. If you missed out on MK 8 the first time around, you have no excuse to not grab a copy.
As I replayed it, I was reminded of how good a lot of the race courses were, which got me to wondering which ones I liked the best. So, just for shits and giggles, I’ve ranked each and every course from Mario Kart 8, from my least favourite to my most favourite, with brief explanations as to why. Continue reading
My VG Music Picks #15 – Cloudtop Cruise (Mario Kart 8)
Mario Kart 8 has possibly got the best soundtrack of the series; partly down to the superb orchestra (I love me some orchestras). Each track lends itself so well to their respective courses and helps make them feel more alive. But for me, and no doubt many others, one of the best tracks is Cloudtop Cruise’s music.