Without a doubt, Mario Kart 8 is one of the best entries in the long running Mario Kart series. It has some superb track designs with fresh tracks, item balancing and really good net code for online racing. And then you have the glorious soundtrack. Jazz, rock and numerous other generous are represented in what was one of my favorite game soundtracks of 2014 and is music that I still listen to today. The video below goes to great lengths to explain why Mario Kart 8's soundtrack is so rich. Its some fascinating stuff.