If you're confused what you're actually seeing in the pic above, check out this link of footage from Wario Land: Shake it!. Looks pretty cool so far ... uh ... what the ... what just happened?
Nintendo just got a little more clever, that's what just happened (although how they can get any more clever, or any richer for that matter, is beyond me). This little spot of viral marketing will surely be memorable to most who see it, keeping the game fresh in their minds as "the one with that cool You Tube ad!"
What do you think -- is viral marketing effective for you, or do you just kind of laugh at it and go on your merry way?
This blog submitted to our editor via our Community Blogs, and then it made it to the home page! You can follow community members and vote up their blogs - support each other so we can promote a more diverse and deep content mix on our home page.
Get more destructoid: We're indie-run, blogging for the love of it, and our site will always be free. Optionally, you can support us and get: (1) Faster pages from our cloud server (3) Wide(r)screen (3) No big ads on Dtoid, Japanator, Tomopop, or Flixist (4) Auto contest entries, and (5) Dibs on betas & downloads. Try it out
Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our moderators, and flag the user (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments? Apps like Avast or browser extensions can cause it. You can fix it by adding *.disqus.com to your whitelists.