I need italics.

This game is brilliant.

The wheel is a great accessory and really adds to the experience, after five or six races of falling off things, bashing into walls and failing to do tricks. I thoroughly enjoyed my time paying through the first couple of 50cc cups.

But where it got the italics was online. Just playing random people was amazing. No visible lag at all, which is incredible. Whether Nintendo have written amazing net code or amazing lag-hiding code I don’t know, but it was just as smooth as playing offline. Except, you know, instead of playing cheating AI characters I was playing real people in the UK, Germany and France. I just thought I’d try out a race or two and ended up playing for an hour. I only stopped because I had to get some potatoes out of the oven.