Mario Kart Wii


Mario Kart Wii Screenshot
System Wii
Developer Nintendo
Genre Racing

Race Mario and friends around an all-new series of circuits set in the Mushroom Kingdom.

There are 12 characters and 36 vehicles to choose from at the start, including the all-new bikes, each with their own characteristics for speed, weight, acceleration, handling, drift, off-road and mini-turbo.

Mario Kart Wii is compatible with the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection, allowing up to 12 players to race and battle online. Worldwide and regional players are ranked based on their performance and are matched against players of a similar rank.

Release Information

Region Date Name System
Japan 10 Apr 2008 マリオカートWii Mario Kart Wii Wii
Europe 11 Apr 2008 Mario Kart Wii Wii
US 27 Apr 2008 Mario Kart Wii Wii


Cameo Cars & Bikes

Mach Bike

Mach Bike

The design and name of the medium weight Mach Bike suggest that it was modelled after the protagonist's bike in Mach Rider (NES 1985).

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Wario Bike

The Wario Bike is based on Wario's motorbike from WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgames and its sequels.

Blue Falcon

Blue Falcon

One of the unlockable small karts is named Blue Falcon, and modelled after Captain Falcon's F-Zero racing machine from the F-Zero series.

Rally Romper / Tiny Titan

Rally Romper / Tiny Titan

One of the unlockable small karts is named Tiny Titan and is modelled after the Monster car from Famicom Grand Prix II: 3D Hot Rally (NES 1988). The original Japanese name for the kart is Hot Rally, and the PAL name is Rally Romper.

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