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Review: Mario Kart Live is this Christmas’s ultimate big kids toy

Nintendo’s toys-to-like experiment can feel like magic, but it also requires a sizable living space to work effectively

Game director
Dan Doptis
Key Credits
Jan-Erik Steel (Lead programmer), Nicholas Ruepp (Exec producer)
4 / 5
Review: Mario Kart Live is this Christmas’s ultimate big kids toy

Nintendo's toys-to-like experiment can feel like magic, but also requires a sizable living space to work effectively.

  • Successfully captures the fun of Mario Kart with a toy
  • AR effects can feel like magic
  • Provides a regular stream of unlockable content
  • Requires a sizable living space to work well
4 / 5
Version tested
Nintendo Switch
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