New Super Mario Bros Wii Is Fastest Selling Wii Game In Japan

January 19, 2010

Surprised? Nope, you shouldn’t be. New Super Mario Bros.Wii continued to sell like hotcakes in Japan, going to become a sensational hit and selling well over 3 million copies in just seven weeks. It seems that the Japanese have a thing for the little tubby Italian. Famitsu reports that Nintendo’s latest Mario game is the third Wii title to sell over three million units. The other two? Wii Sports and Wii Fit.

Whoever doubt the sales of a Mario game should seriously get checked out for mental instability. Everyone loves the pudgy little man as he is an iconic figure in gaming. You could slap Mario’s face on a carton of milk, and I’d bet the thing sells like imported Columbian cocaine in 80’s Miami. Mario is just that awesome.

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Yaris Gutierrez

Born and raised in New York City, Yaris is one of three co-founders at DualShockers. Gaming since the inception of Nintendo in the 80's, he has grown to avidly appreciate games of every genre, maturing his preference specifically now to third-person action games, first-person shooters and JRPGs. He's a software engineer, father and husband during the day, and mildly attempts to hold onto his "hardcore gamer" title during the evenings. An attempt that he tends to fail miserably at.

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