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Mario Kart Wii is set to hit the UK on April 25, if online retailer Play is to be believed.

Don't get your hopes up just yet though - this contradicts previous information given out by Nintendo, which dated the game for the April-June window of this years' second quarter.

Nintendo was unavailable for comment, but shopping websites have been known to receive advance information on shipping dates in the past. They've also been known to get it very wrong.

We'll keep on at Nintendo, but in the mean time take a look at NGamer's recent preview to get some insight into what will surly be one of the highlights of Wii's year.