Nintendo of America has kicked off its Mario Kart 8 TV marketing campaign with an advert showing off the series' new anti-gravity features.
We said in our recent Mario Kart 8 preview: "The anti-gravity gimmick manifests during play in the form of blue barriers at roadside, which when driven over allow you to drive up the wall - where you'll remain unless you get hit by something, upon which you'll tumble back to earth.
"The anti-gravity theme then, offers quick and crafty shortcuts, the trade off being that the routes are slightly riskier. In that sense, it reminds us of the underwater/sky routes in Mario Kart 7, both of also which return here."
Edge labelled the Wii U game "as essential as Super Mario 3D World" and "the greatest Mario Kart yet" in its Mario Kart 8 review.