• Nintendo's Best Ad In Years Is Also One Of Their Cheapest

    … Forget the cornball romance and creepy action figure fixations and excruciating store clerks. Seems someone, somewhere at Nintendo remembers how to make a good video game trailer. The answer was staring them right in the face, this whole time. Just make it using another Nintendo video game! In this case, Tomodachi Life. Never have I wanted to play Majora's Mask more. Going to be sorely disappointed when I'm reminded it's not a jazzy musical. …

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  • Behind The Scenes Of Mario Kart 7's Commercial

    … It's easy to see something like this U.S. commercial for the Nintendo 3DS's upcoming Mario Kart 7 game, and assume all the neat stuff here is done in post-production, with everything but the actors themselves CG-d. While that's true for the effects and objects floating around the course (e.g. Cheep-Cheeps, item boxes), the carts themselves…

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