Nintendo’s Mario Kart Wii is set for release on April 27th in the US (April 10th Japan). GT provides us with a first look at the Japanese intro. Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.

I’ve got to say I was far happier with the graphics than I expected to be. Each track had a completely different flavour. From the gently swaying trees and difficult to dodge cows in the meadow course to the conveyor belts and crane-carried platforms in the Toad’s factory course, each track brought back a fond new memory of a Nintendo title from yesteryear but presented them with fresh style