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Luigi’s Death Stare Appears In Official Mario Kart 8 Commercial

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.


New Wii U “Pitch” Showcases Wii Sports Club

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 Commercial Highlights Main Difference Between Wii And Wii U

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.

New Super Mario 3D World Commercial Stresses Multiplayer Aspect

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?

The Legend Of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds TV Commercial

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?

Thanks, Mike S