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Old May 20th, 2008, 04:57 AM        Weekly Game Review: Mario Kart Wii
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Old May 20th, 2008, 07:34 AM       
My friend just dropped some serious jack on this game. He bought the Wii, the game, 4 wheels... and he only just go t started, so I should get to try this for myself really soon.
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Old May 20th, 2008, 02:14 PM       
friend code 5284-1808-1853 . . . excuse my rude name in advance

i haven't played online very much yet, tryin' to get a bit better so i don't get my ass handed to me all the time. overall i'm lovin' the game though
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Old May 20th, 2008, 06:43 PM       
I find the steering a little too touchy with the wheel, maybe i'm not used to it yet, my friend owns this game, I however do not
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Old May 20th, 2008, 07:24 PM       
Agreed, Wii need's more R.O.B.
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Old May 20th, 2008, 07:58 PM       
I don't have it yet (I haven't got around to buying it), but I don't get why they had to add Baby Daisy.
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Old May 21st, 2008, 12:04 AM       
Hah, this weekend I went to a local videogame store trying to make the decision of which next-gen console to get. I got the Xbox 360 tough, despite the very fact that Mario Kart for Wii had me really tempted (it is the only game next to Goldeneye and Ocarina of Time that I really enjoyed on Nintendo 64). I have to say that I got some real nice games for my brand new console. Splinter Cell: Doulbe Agent, Assasin's Creed and Devil May Cry 4 have been my first shots.
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Old May 21st, 2008, 12:43 AM       
Friend code: 2664-2749-5201 (Hector)

Oh that's so cool. If we can match just once, that'll make my day. I also race as Drybones (and the wiiwheel), so I guess that's the perfect setup for one epic ride which, I hope, will inspire Vince McMahon for John Cena's next action flick (why not?).
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Old May 21st, 2008, 01:26 AM       
I think this is a fun game, but I think the Game Cube version is better because of the two riders per kart. The ability to hold one weapon in reserve allowed for a little bit of strategy which is totally lacking from this game (plus the character specific items could not be beat). All too often I have gone from 1st place to 12th in just a few short seconds because I didn't have the right item at the right time, and was unable to do anything about an attack (a problem which was much less common in the Game Cube version). I do like the motorcycles though and some of the new tracks are fucking AWESOME.

I still need to get you my friend code. :O
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Old May 21st, 2008, 07:17 AM       
I bought a wii mainly to play Mario Kart with some friends who I just moved away from, but none of the deadbeats has it or has signed up a friend code yet. I like to pretend you're my friend, so here's my code:

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Old May 21st, 2008, 06:49 PM       

I liked the wheel at first, but I decided to give the GCN controller a go, and found that it played a lot better than the wheel.
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Old May 21st, 2008, 09:15 PM       
I picked this one up too, and I liked it for the most part. Like you and some of the other people, I use dry bones a lot. I like his clicking sounds.
the thing that bugs me is that you can so easily switch from first place to really far back. And it's always right before Iget the finish line. I have dubbed this the "Blue Shell of Death" syndrome.
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Old May 23rd, 2008, 09:48 PM       
Ya well, I love this game and all and have 100% wheel but 150cc is really hard I gotta warn ya, while playing it I have insulted my fair share of fictional characters (god damn toad thinks he's so great. Oh and friend code 1418-7273-0566
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Old May 24th, 2008, 02:33 AM       
Can't get enough of that rainbow road!
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Old May 24th, 2008, 02:10 PM       
I don't like the fact that there's absolutely no skill involved in the game. That irritates me.
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Oh god fathom zero, you are revealing yourself to be completely awful
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Old May 24th, 2008, 07:15 PM       
RoG, I want to fall off Rainbow Road with you.

Mario Kart FC: 4253 3887 9944
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Old May 25th, 2008, 02:54 AM       
well, i thought the original was good, but now their just flogging the dead horse
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Old May 26th, 2008, 10:13 PM       
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Old May 26th, 2008, 10:42 PM       
Funky Kong?
Dooooh there's ONE more secret racer I had left ONE MORE! D:
Jesus Christ, I got this game 17 days before you USAers did and I still haven't beaten the final Mirror cup with Gold, only with silver -.-"
Ace game though I must say.
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Old May 27th, 2008, 09:22 PM       
I just got it today. It is amazing! The only complaints are that the computers get more uber items in the earlier difficulties than in the past games and the Wii Wheel will fuck up your turning sometimes. Aside from that, awesome.
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Old May 28th, 2008, 07:19 PM       
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