‘Mario Kart 8’ Trailer Has the Need for Speed – And a Killer Piranha Plant Weapon (Video)

The newest version of the classic video game franchise comes out on May 30

Nintendo Wii U gamers: Start your engines!

The trailer for the latest installment — the eighth — in the wildly successful “Mario Kart” franchise hit the web on Thursday.

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The video game — and its trailer — boasts new features, characters and items, offering more creative ways to spin-out your buddies as your favorite Super Mario universe characters vie for first place.

The game hits store shelves on May 30.

Watch the trailer: