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Good guys celebrate Kart patch while cheating crybabies quit in huff

Ah, can you feel the fresh air? Now’s a great time to go online in Mario Kart 7 as fans around the globe keep picking the Maka Wuhu track to celebrate the recent patch with a cheat-free dash along the terrific island course. Humor abounded earlier today as occasional groups of cheaters — apparently unaware of the patch’s effect — tried to take their normal shortcut, found t...

Mario Kart 7 patch available in eShop

Ladies and Gentlemen, Mario Kart 7 has been patched. Head over to eShop to download the game update, which fixes the shortcut issues in Maka Wuhu, Wuhu Island Loop, and Bowser Castle 1 (I didn’t know about that last one). Note that the patch will not become mandatory for online play until May 16th, so we’ll have to wait until tomorrow for the new cheat-free environment to really take e...

3DS system update now available

The latest 3DS system update has just gone live for downloading in North America. The quickest and easiest way to obtain it is to simply log onto the eShop, where you’ll be instantly prompted to start the download. Two upgrades become immediately noticeable. Tapping on blank Home screen squares now brings up an option to create folders. Finally! You’ll also notice a slightly jazzier eS...

Bad news for cheaters: Mario Kart 7’s getting patched!

Another recent Nintendo Direct highlight featured the announcement of next week’s3DS firmware update, adding home screen folders and patching abilities. Best of all, Mario Kart 7’s getting a much-needed patch in May — hopefully eliminating the infamous Maka-Wuhu shortcut. Kingdom Hearts 3D is also scheduled for patching. I think most players would agree this Kart fix is very good...

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