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Note: How Not to Play Sonic & Mario at the Olympic Winter Games

Posted by Brad Long

Watch out if there's a camera behind you!

The 7pm Project (an Australian comedic take on the news) have noticed something strange about the way that the hosts of another certain popular Australian show were showcasing the controls of Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games. Judge for yourself!

Let this be advice to all of you aspiring television show hosts who may one day be asked to demonstrate the controls of a Wii game on National Television!

[via youtube.com]

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47drift

#1

47drift said:

I actually find it worse that they called it "Wii Fit Winter Olympic Games."

Aviator

#2

Aviator said:

Ah ha, Ah ha, Ah ha. Karl Stefanovich, what a completer loser. God you make me laugh. I bet it was a situation like the Logies the night before that made him act that way.

noblo601

#5

noblo601 said:

@47drift But it's Dave Hughes he is so bogan that he can be excused for not knowing... He really doesn't care what the game is.

I actually watched that segment on the morning news and had a good laugh...

V8_Ninja

#7

V8_Ninja said:

I indeed certainly LOLed at the "Wii Fit Winter Olympic Games" and the stupidity of the people playing the Wii.

Aviator

#9

Aviator said:

To let people know here, nobody got the name right. On the Today show (ones playing Wii) They called it Wii Curling.

ueI

#10

ueI said:

The name thing is much worse. I almost thought for a moment that they were talking about two different games.

jackaroo

#13

jackaroo said:

uhhh.....wii fit at the winter olympic games....I cringed more at that than the people playing.

RedBlueSpot

#16

RedBlueSpot said:

I would love to see a Wii Fit at the Winter OG! I wonder how the Fit Fit curls. It got no hands :,(

Objection

#19

Objection said:

I have come to deliver the Fail. It came First-CLass and has these Journalists' name on it.

Wolfcoyote

#20

Wolfcoyote said:

Not to mention that they played too freaking close to the television in the curling segment. Even if they were wearing the straps, they were so close to the screen that it wouldn't have mattered.

The second segment with the newscasters attempting to bobsled was a little too overboard (the gentleman was having too much fun). When I saw that I thought that if that segment would have appeared on the Today Show or The Onion then they would have taken the footage and REALLY ran with it.

AVahne

#21

AVahne said:

lol, funny how some people MAY actually play like that.
and Wii Fit Winter Olympics?pffftttt

Slapshot

#24

Slapshot said:

LOL, and people wonder why 360/PS3 fanboys never touch the Wii. Supid crap like this! Absolute disgrace to gaming. Imagine how funny the vidz are going to be with people acting dumb with Natal. Remove the controllers from this video and just imagine...... :O

vakama94

#26

vakama94 said:

thanks for the advice!, i hope when im in tv i dont forget how to control the wii

MasterGraveheart

#29

MasterGraveheart said:

Wii Fit Winter Olympic Games? Oh, Nintendo is SO going to have a word with them... or am I missing something here? lol

Ravage

#30

Ravage said:

I think its going to be a while until they get their dignity back lol

RowdyRodimus

#32

RowdyRodimus said:

Question about the game they show- In curling, does the sweeping motion act as unresponsive as it seems from the video?

Oh, and I can't stand when people get names wrong on things they report on, I don't care if it's a comedy news program or serious, it just shows a huge lack of respect for the repoorters that do their jobs the right way.

Capt_N

#35

Capt_N said:

I'm not a fan of SNL(Saturday Night Live), but I do believe this could pass as a skit of it. & that Wii Fit Winter Olympics bit was just stupid. This is why newbies to gaming on any platform, don't know what games are out there - due to poor reporting. & the co.s not advertising as they should doesn't help.

On another note: this defiantly passes as Youtube parody(commonly called Youtube poop). It Buuurrrnnnsss....

BlueFlameBat

#37

BlueFlameBat said:

Seen stuff like this before, but it's still funny.
@ donth8theplaya69
Who is that in your avatar? She looks familiar?

TheNewestBooM

#39

TheNewestBooM said:

@47drift: we should all write flamboyant emails to the show and ask them to correct their typo...

and maybe offer our gaming knowledgable services to them for a nominal fee... ;)

Despair1087

#40

Despair1087 said:

dude. that is super halarious. is that what i look like when i play wii? no more heroes lol

Big_A2

#41

Big_A2 said:

@1.47drift: Ah, what are you going to do? It's like when non-gamers call Xboxes "Play Stations". But this is a TV show (althought not a very good one) and they really should've at least asked their kids what it's called. :|

jwl

#43

jwl said:

I am glad there is no video camera in my living room :D We all probably looks just as stupid

Chatham

#45

Chatham said:

Wow, what great publicity... This game looks more like a masturbatory aid than the first Rayman Raving Rabbids.

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