Little Mac: not just 8-bit anymore.

Nintendo have released a hilarious new live-action commerical for the upcoming Punch-Out!! game on Wii, featuring real-life professional boxer Paulie Malignaggi in the role of Little Mac. Maybe it's the lack of a focus-group-approved family montage talking, but I'm almost positive that it's really, really good.

Check it out for yourselves below:

Punch-Out!! is set for release on the 18th of this month in North America, shortly followed on the 22nd in Europe. Stay tuned to Nintendo Life for an in-depth review soon after that time. In the meantime, why not listen to some tips from Doc Louis on how to play the game?