Death Staring In New Mario Kart 8 Commercials

By Michael On 22 Jul, 2014 At 05:26 PM | Categorized As Wii U News | With 2 Comments

Death Staring In New Mario Kart 8 Commercials

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Nintendo has launched many great games for the Wii U, such as Lego City Undercover, The Wonderful101, The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD, Pikmin 3, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and the sublime Super Mario 3D World just to name a few. These are all great games – yet none have managed to lift the Wii U from the post launch slum.

Mario Kart 8, arguably the biggest Wii U game so far has made a profound impact on the sales of the hardware, with June’s NPD number revealing a large increase in Wii U hardware sales. Nintendo will need to effectivley market the Wii U throughout the year to sustain the momentum. Thankfully, Nintendo has recognized this, and will continue to market Mario Kart 8… Well, in Japan!

Nintendo of Japan has uploaded two brand new commercial for the title, with one commercial paying homage to the viral meme – Luigi’s Death Stare.

Overall, I think the commercials are good because it showcases the fun gameplay effectively. What are your thoughts on the new commercials?

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About - Michael is the proud owner and Editor-in-Chief of! He has a Bachelors Degree with First Class Honors ( try to guess his Degree), and has been writing about video games for many years. His favorite Nintendo franchises include the Legend of Zelda, Super Smash Bros. and Pokemon. When Michael is not playing video games – he is usually outdoors riding kangaroo’s, playing cricket or sleeping (or doing all three at the same time).

  • Venks Dunson

    Haha, so awesome! I can’t tell you how happy I’ve been with Nintendo this year.

    • miigamerz

      hard lesson were learnt last year