Mario Kart 7 3DS, Nintendo introduces two new characters

By Posted 1 Nov 2011, 16:33

Those of you that are looking forward to some fun 3DS action with Mario Kart 7, the latest installment in the series, will be very excited to hear that the game will feature a couple of racing debutants as Nintendo introduces two new characters to the series. These characters are Honey Queen and Wiggler.

The news comes from the latest issue of the magazine Nintendo Power, in which suggestions that further character revelations are on the way. The latest characters, although a little unexpected, will be great additions to the series. Each has appeared in Mario games before, Honey Queen being the more recent of the two, making her debut in Super Mario Galaxy then appearing again in the sequel and Wiggler, the caterpillar creatures, being regulars amongst Mario characters appearing in several Mario games in both 3D and 2D including New Super Mario Bros and Super Mario 64.

According to ONM other characters that are set to make their debuts as new racers in the upcoming game are Lakitu and Metal Mario. Fans of the series will recognize Lakitu as the little guy who counts down the start of races with the signals. This is the first time he will be available to pick as a playable character. Metal Mario first appeared in Super Mario 64 and is a shiny metallic version of the main man himself.

The game will also bring fresh new features to some of the older courses from the series such as new underwater terrains and flying elements. Also 16 brand new courses will be added to Mario Kart 7 3DS making the game full of fresh content for fans and newcomers to the series to enjoy. Are you looking forward to the latest Mario Kart installment?