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SXSW featured real-life Mario Karting with functional power-ups

By Shawn Knight
Mar 14, 2014
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  1. If you've ever dreamed of playing a real-life version of Mario Kart, SXSW in Austin recently had you covered. Nintendo teamed up with Pennzoil to create a real-life version of the popular kart racing franchise complete with functional power-ups that...

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  2. GhostRyder

    GhostRyder This guy again... Posts: 2,191   +590

    Yes, I had to wait over 4 hours to try this thing and ill be honest, totally worth it :D

    It was mostly gimmicky, but it was fun and I got in a race with a couple of friends who waited with me. It was worth taking a day off of work to go to, normally I skip SXSW in this day and age because ive been to it a couple of times since I live in Texas.

    If your in Austin for SXSW, give it a try, worth the wait.
     
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  4. NTAPRO

    NTAPRO TS Evangelist Posts: 810   +102

    It's like a lighthearted for of Death Race lol
     
  5. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,714   +397

    That looks cool. I'm a big fan of the MK franchise, would love to see this at other (more nearby, and long term) go kart tracks.
     

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