Mario Kart 8 Release Date Announced, New Playable Character

Get your engines ready, the newest title in the Mario kart series will be available May 30th in North America, exclusively on the Wii U.

Additionally, a new playable driver was revealed — or shall we say, drivers. A roster of Koopalings will be playable this time around, including Larry, Ludwig, Wendy, Morton, Roy, Iggy and Lemmy. Previously announced characters include baby versions of Mario, Luigi, Peach, Daisy and the entire roster of Mario kart 7.