Nintendo Bringing Mario Kart to TV

Mario Kart 8

People watching video games is a thing now. Youtube has shown that video game “Let’s Plays” are some of the most watched content on the site, with Minecraft leading the way. There have been attempts to bring video games to TV and now Nintendo is getting in on the action.

The company is partnering with Disney to bring a Mario Kart 8 tournament to TV. Beginning Dec. 5th you can tune in to Disney XD and watch ‘Clash of Karts: Mario Kart 8’. Eight young players will team up with Youtube personalities like SethBling and Andre from Black Nerd Comedy in a one hour, multi-round tournament. The show starts at 8:00pm EST so if you’re interested in seeing other people play Mario Kart that will be your chance.

Nintendo Okie Podcast – Episode 290

Shelby relives his college years, Ethan and Tony argue over which is the actual final fantasy, and Shannon touches fuzzy but doesn’t get too dizzy. We also had someone write into the podcast and his name is John Cena!

Starring – Tony, Shannon, Ethan, Shelby
Run time – 1:52:11

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Nintendo Okie Podcast – Episode 289

Extra Life is over and we are back to podcasting. Tony gets a new bad habit, Micah experiences the end of times, Shannon gets lost in a tunnel and Shelby returns to an old bad habit. It’s almost like we never left.

Starring – Tony, Shannon, Micah, Shelby
Run time – 1:53:36

Write into the show using this address: You can also do all that fancy social network stuff by joining our Facebook group, following us on Twitter and subscribing to our YouTube channel.

The Legend of Zelda Series Got Some Love In The Nintendo Direct


Twilight Princess getting the HD treatment on Wii U has been a rumor that’s been going around for quite some time now. Well, as it turns out, it’s actually true. During the recent Nintendo Direct, Nintendo announced that The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD is on the way.

It’s also getting it’s own Wolf Link Amiibo and it will be compatible with all other Legend of Zelda based Amiibo’s. Furthermore, the new Amiibo will be able to carry over data to Legend of Zelda Wii U when it releases. It’s also getting a bundle with the new Amiibo and a soundtrack if you pre-order. Twilight Princess HD, the Amiibo, and the bundle will be out March 4, 2016.

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