The Wii Wheel transforms the Wii Remote controller into a steering wheel that feels natural in anyone's hands, while the Wii Remote and Nunchuk controller offer a classic control style for the Mario Kart veteran. In either configuration, players can perform speed-boosting tricks with a shake of the Wii Remote.
Okay, you "can" play Mario Cart without the wheel, but it's not as much fun. The wheel just makes the experience, so I'm suggesting that if you are going to buy an extra wheel for your game, buy one for everyone in the family! We didn't do that and now are having to go back and rectify that situation. The reason is that Mario Cart is so much fun that everyone in the family wants to play. And nobody wants to sit out. So bite the bullet. Shop around for sales or buy them now, … more