Nintendo have revealed some more details on Mario Kart 7 for the 3DS and its release date.

The game will be released in Europe on December 7th and will include some new features such as a new optional first-person driving mode that is controlled using the gyro sensor. The game also introduces new playable characters like Lakitu and Metal Mario, and a tricks system like the one in Mario Kart Wii.

Mario Kart 7 will be released in the US on December 4th.