Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Game review by David Wolinsky, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Family-friendly racer gets large update with bonus content.

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 12 reviews

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 67 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 6+

This title has:

Easy to play/use
3 people found this helpful.
age 6+

This is a fun family game

This was an easy game to learn. I enjoyed playing it with my family. I will play it again.

This title has:

Easy to play/use
3 people found this helpful.

Game Details

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