MARIO KART WII – METACRITIC SCORE: 82
*** We have decided to not include Super Mario Kart on this list simply because of the fact that the title does not have a Metacritic score.***
Mario Kart Wii released in 2008 for, you guessed it, the Nintendo Wii. It came included with the Wii Wheel which made it easier for beginner players to join in on the kart racing fun. This iteration was the first Mario Kart to feature racing over Wi-Fi and the support of motion controls. Many different configurations made the game very accessible to all players, even your grandmother’s grandmother.
Mario Kart Wii is sitting at a Metacritic score of 82 based on 73 critics and a user score of 8.3 based on 735 ratings. Being the lowest rated Mario Kart title on Metacritic, the title managed to grab the spot of second best-selling Wii game, right behind Wii Sports.