Nintendo has released a new commercial for Mario Kart 8. The 30-second promo showcases the racing title’s colorful visuals and its characters’ facial expressions in glorious slow motion. Luigi’s infamous death stare also makes an appearance, which initiates once the green-clad driver zooms past the seemingly innocent Baby Rosalina. Mario Kart 8 is available in stores and on the Nintendo eShop for Wii U.
The North American television advert for the long-awaited Mario Kart 8 has gone live. The video showcases the game’s unique anti gravity sections that are littered throughout the courses. Mario Kart 8 launches exclusively on Wii U on May 30th in the US and Europe.
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A new commercial has been released by Nintendo of America for the Wii U focuses on Wii Sports Club and highlights the new New Super Mario Bros. U bundle. The advert entails a family, with two children making a “pitch” on why their parents should get a Wii U. Much of Nintendo’s advertising this holiday season has been marketing toward families. Do you think this is a good strategy for Nintendo at this juncture? Have you played Wii Sports Club? What are your impressions? Let us know what you think of both the game and the advertisement in the comments.
Nintendo has released a commercial that highlights the main difference between Wii and Wii U. The video shows kids playing Wii U while impersonating their mother, who thinks the company’s latest console is the same as Wii. The children then plan to educate their mother by telling her “Wii U is a total upgrade,” offering games that aren’t available on Wii, such as The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, Rayman Legends and Super Mario 3D World.
A new commercial released by Nintendo of America for the upcoming Super Mario 3D World is titled “Be Together” and emphasizes playing together with family. It shows off the four player multiplayer aspect that game has been designed around further emphasizes that this holiday season, Nintendo is trying to appeal to casual gamers and families with releases such as Wii Fit U, Wii Party U, and Wii Sports Club. What do you think about Nintendo’s marketing strategy going into this upcoming holiday season for the Wii U? Should they be catering more towards the core gamer?
As well as uploading a new commercial for Mario Party: Island Tour, Nintendo of America has also uploaded the US television commercial for The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds on the Nintendo 3DS. The advert is a clear throwback to the 90’s, and is largely inspired by none other than Indiana Jones. What do you think to Nintendo’s latest commercial for their big game this holiday season?
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Nintendo of America has just uploaded the latest television commercial for Pokemon X & Y on the Nintendo 3DS. The advert is similar to the last one which features a number of teen actors speaking about the new features contained in Pokemon X & Y. The game is due for release on October 12th worldwide. What did you think to the most recent advert?
The first commercial for the long-awaited Pokemon X & Y has aired on US television channels. The advertisement features a couple of young actors surrounded by some adorable computer generated Pokemon. The game launches in North America and Europe on October 12th and is sure to give Nintendo 3DS sales a substantial boost.
Nintendo has released a TV commercial for Animal Crossing: New Leaf. The commercial, which you can watch above, highlights the fact that players of the game are the mayors of their towns. And as mayors, players decide how their towns grow. As you progress through the game, you’ll soon be able to customise furniture and both the interior and exterior of your home. Animal Crossing: New Leaf will be released at both retail and the Nintendo eShop on June 9th in North America, June 14th in Europe, and June 15th in Australia.
Nintendo of America has uploaded a brand new television commercial for Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D. The advert shows plenty of Donkey Kong action as he jumps and swings his way through some tricky platforming levels. The 3D remake of the original Wii game is due to be released on May 24th in North America and Europe. What do you think to the commercial?
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