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Nintendo has released quite a variety of commercials so far for Mario Kart 8, ranging from straight-up gameplay sequences to a quirky series that recreated items and features in a fictional real-world wacky lab. Two fresh commercials go for a mix of both ideas, while also showing off the game's local multiplayer selling point.

We'd expect these to pop up on TV in the coming days — one shows a photogenic group of friends playing, and the other an equally camera-friendly family, as in-game actions are sort-of recreated in the living room. If we had gaming chairs that behaved this way, we'd never leave the house.

Check them out below and let us know what you think.