Nintendo have announced Mario Kart 8 is coming to the Wii U.
Releasing in Spring 2014, the game will introduce a new hover kart mechanic which will automatically activate at certain points during new stages in the game. Bikes originally seen in Mario Kart Wii will also be available, as well as standard karts.
Characters confirmed for the game so far include Mario, Toadette, Daisy, Koopa Troopa, Bowser, Donkey Kong, Luigi, Waluigi, and Peach.
During the reveal, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata stated that players will be able to interact with each other worldwide via Miiverse.