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Mario Kart 8 Test Tournament Winner


Update: The winner of our Mario Kart 8 tournament has been decided and it's a great big well done to Tsuki who was by far and away the winner. Second place was well contested with Spud just coming out on top, although our own Ash 'Magnapop' Buchanan certainly gave people a good challenge.

We'll have an official tournament with a special prize soon, however we will likely turn this tournament and in the future, the likes of Super Smash Bros, into a weekly event.

Well done and thanks to everyone who took part in our fun Mario Kart 8 tournament.



Original: We are planning to host a ShopTo wide Mario Kart 8 Tournament, but before we do we'd like to do a test run and make sure things run smoothly. So who is up for a bit of Mario kart 8 just for fun?

If you'd like to take part then simple post your Nintendo Network ID below and head into the tournament when it begins later tonight from 5pm.



Mario Kart 8 Tournament Details

ShopTo Cup
Code Required to enter: 7500-8158-0081
Date: Tuesday 15/07
Time: 17.00-22.00
No of Races: 8

This tournament is just for fun and if it goes well then we may make this a regular feature. We will also be hosting a special tournament soon, which is separate from this one. More details on that in the near future.

Edited On 16 Jul, 2014

Comments
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I'm in, I can play from 1700-1900 and 2000-2100, NNID is Glam_Glo
Gloria 4 months ago
The tournament has CPU players, so anyone can join in and take part in the races between these times. I will check the leaderboard in the morning and post up the winner :D Looking forward to trying my best to win :D
Joe Anderson (Editor) 4 months ago
So so so game for this! My NNID is Spencaroo :)
spencaroo 4 months ago
Havent been able to get my wiiU yet else I would
LFC Bywater 4 months ago
I won't be home until 17:15 at the earliest, but my NNID (I think) is kaysar
Kaysar 4 months ago
Yay, least I won't be stuck playing against just CPU the whole time.
Gloria 4 months ago
Your NNID is the same for 3DS and Wii U, right?
Kaysar 4 months ago
Yep, they have separate friends lists though.
Gloria 4 months ago
Okay,then I'm definitely Kaysar.
Kaysar 4 months ago
We've not played yet, but you're definitely on my friends list.
Gloria 4 months ago
Coolio. Although I may be a little later. Just remembered I've no pop in and I need some cheese and assorted veg for the pasta bake tonight. But shop is only around the corner from me so should be on by half past
Kaysar 4 months ago
Cool ;)
Gloria 4 months ago
Cool will try and get on bout 7ish if I can ID is bindiana
Bindiana 4 months ago
SaiyanNox is my NID. Not played Mario Kart for a few weeks so I'll be rusty
Loli-Nox-Tan 4 months ago
Good ;)
Gloria 4 months ago
I'd love to join in. My NinID is Wildcat & that's with a Light star on the left, a Dark star to the right of the word &, of course, a capital W. How do you find this tournament to join in?
Fear Sinséir1612 4 months ago
I finish work at 11 tonight so no chance :(
SquareSofty 4 months ago
Information is under the picture, select online then go to tournaments, then search by code and enter the code number listed.
Gloria 4 months ago
Question: What do people prefer, Karts or Bikes? I'm trying to find a good combination for tonight
Loli-Nox-Tan 4 months ago
I'll join in at some point over the evening, dependent upon how lively my dog is. My NNID is Dayspring
Benjamin 4 months ago
Also Inside Drifting or Outside Drifting? I prefer Inside
Loli-Nox-Tan 4 months ago
I'm a kart man, myself
Kaysar 4 months ago
Karts for me too, with a heavy character, usually DK, and I'm flexible with my drifting.
Gloria 4 months ago
Havent played much of it but i preferred the bikes they seemed faster to me.
Bindiana 4 months ago
although i don't have an Nintendo console nor Mario Cart 8, this is a really good idea by shopto staff, gets the shopto'ers playing/competing against one an other and sounds fun.
Danny_936 4 months ago
Thanks for that, 'Glam_Glo' :)! Where was my head at? Admittedly, I have never accessed a tournament before. I usually just opt to enter the randomizer online versus modus! Definitely will be hoping to join! So, ShopTo also be doing this for ForzaHorizon 2? Might pre-order it then, although, I would like the steelcase edition with the tickets inside of it, admittedly! Wouldn't mind something like this for Drive Club too! I should own a PS4 by then!
Fear Sinséir1612 4 months ago
Im in, user ID magnapop
Ash Buchanan 4 months ago
Can't wait! ID: Big_DD
big_dd 4 months ago
Sounds an great idea i'll be there at 5pm for certain. NID: Remiyu-Tsukina.
Akemi no Zero 4 months ago
Looking forward to it. My NNID is Updator.
Updator 4 months ago
Waiting!
Loli-Nox-Tan 4 months ago
Be on in a bit, just got some romance issues to sort in Tomodachi Life.
Gloria 4 months ago
What setup is Ash using? I can't get near him,lol
Loli-Nox-Tan 4 months ago
Scratch that
Loli-Nox-Tan 4 months ago
Well I've discovered I shouldn't use my "mates" as a bench mark for my Mario Kart skills. You guys have owned me!
Kaysar 4 months ago
some close races there, one bad one with no decent powerups and it all went south. next time.
Ash Buchanan 4 months ago
Yep, good games, should definitely make this a regular thing.
Gloria 4 months ago
I think I need to practice some more before I give this tournament malarkey another go...
Kaysar 4 months ago
just to make you all feel bad, I have not even completed 150cc yet. only the first grand prix.
Ash Buchanan 4 months ago
Feel well left out :( lol. Do more soon though sounds like fun.
LFC Bywater 4 months ago
StephenW81 is mine :-) had fun so far
spud218 4 months ago
I've not completed 150cc either, I'm pretty crap really, just have the odd good game now and again.
Gloria 4 months ago
Haha I didnt even get into the picture had fun though
Bindiana 4 months ago
Can we have a wooden spoon prize? I think I stand a great chance of winning that one each and every week ;-)
Kaysar 4 months ago
What a great idea! are there plans to do any tournaments like this for games on other consoles?
RTLF 4 months ago
I was too busy yesterday, but if there is another one then will join in.
superniceguy 4 months ago
Least you beat Joe Bindania ;)
Gloria 4 months ago
True I got 58 or something in the end the last race I had against you I came last as nothing would go right if I did better i might of just sneaked into the picture.
Bindiana 4 months ago
I was surprised how well I did really, wouldn't have done half as well if I'd started with Nox and Akemi etc, but a few races without them gave me the chance to nab a couple of first places and boost my placing.
Gloria 4 months ago
In my defense the tournament last night was only the second time I had played online so was not used to real player competition
Bindiana 4 months ago
You were having enough trouble with the AI from what I saw ;)
Gloria 4 months ago
Haha true was trying out Mario on a kart when usually use Yoshi on a bike and they handled completely different.
Bindiana 4 months ago
Yeah, takes a bit of experimenting to find the right combination for everyone.
Gloria 4 months ago
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