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Nintendo turns Mario Kart 8 into an arcade machine, takes it on the road

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Nintendo is hitting the road for nearly a month, bringing an interactive gaming space to 16 malls across the country from Nov. 24 to Dec. 21.

The set-up includes 2DS, 3DS, amiibo and Wii U games, but the real show stealer is a Mario Kart 8 tournament played on an over-sized, high-definition screen. The kart gaming system features four side-by-side chairs and a display with four screens. Nintendo also said they will be doing giveaways at the events as well.

Here's the lineup for Wii U games, according to Nintendo:

The 3DS lineup includes:
marioart 8

Here's where you can catch the Nintendo road show:

  • Oak Park Mall in Overland Park, Kansas
  • Arrowhead Towne Center in Glendale, Arizona
  • Queens Center in Elmhurst, New York
  • Tysons Corner Center in McLean, Virginia
  • Washington Square in Portland, Oregon
  • Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota
  • Memorial City Mall at Memorial City in Houston
  • The Florida Mall in Orlando, Florida
  • Grapevine Mills in Grapevine, Texas
  • King of Prussia in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
  • South Shore Plaza in Braintree, Massachusetts
  • Woodfield Mall in Schaumberg, Illinois
  • Westfield North County in Escondido, California
  • Westfield Southcenter in Seattle
  • Westfield Valley Fair in Santa Clara, California
  • Westfield Culver City in Culver City, California