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Mario shows up at Rio 2016 Closing Ceremony

mdubs

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Video https://twitter.com/CBCOlympics/status/767525537946349568

Here's the complete video segment with no country restrictions and in not poop quality. Simply amazing stuff!!

https://twitter.com/lmfaofa/status/767529677955018753

This was super cool, Pacman, Captain Tsubasa, and Doremon were there too.

Inb4 Sonic was robbed
 

Strimei

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Any sight of Pokemon Go? Saw a report that there was going to be some reference to it too.
 

Cubas

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Japan's prime minister showed up dressed as Mario and entered Maracana through a green tube. IT WAS AMAZING.
 

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FelipeMGM

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The coolest thing is that the Japan Prime Minister came in dressed as Mario lol


That presentation was Persona 5 as fuck, and I loved every single second of it
 

NaviLink

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Just saw this live, completely got me by surprise. Someone post one of those gifs of Nintendo higher-ups throwing money around.
 

ggx2ac

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So either this is just promotion because of the Mario & Sonic Olympic games or...

Nintendo really has bought Japan.

/jk
 

kyo2004

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Amazing presentation... :D

BTW... Nintendo/SEGA securing the Olympic videogame franchise is gonna pay off in 4 years... :D
 

Neoxon

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That's actually pretty cool.

Nintendo's really getting their brand out there in preparation for the NX.
 

Speely

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Shows up in Rio 2016 ad on 8/21/16.

2016 -----> 21/16 ------> 22/16 Hot Chips conf followed by Nintendo Direct NX announcement comfirmed.
 

ranmafan

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It was an amazing moment to the ceremony. Just seeing Abe show up as Mario was quite funny. Great show. So glad they had the characters as a part of the ceremony, along with doraemon and kitty chan too. Not to mention Shiina Ringo music. Very cool moment and makes me so excited to go to the games in four years.