It’s the first game I’ve played of the year, and Its also the first game I’ve completed this year.
Admittedly, I’ve only completed it on 50CC so far (although will be returning to do the rest), but I did come first in every race.
I think this is the best console Mario Kart since the SNES version too. It’s not that I didn’t like the N64 and GC versions, it’s just the N64 tracks seemed big and empty, and the two character mechanic of the GC Mario Kart was a bit superfluous. This one, however, has great tracks and the new “stunt gimmick” is actually pretty good.