Luigi Commandeers Chicago Train

Luigi Commandeers Chicago Train

I hear they do good pizza in Chicago.

"Good morning, everybody, it's me," Mario's brother Luigi Tweets, and thus a day of green goodness began on the Chicago L train. The train itself is still there - and will be until September 8th - but Luigi was only in the Windy City for a few hours. In that time he went Twitter-crazy, posting pictures and gibbering like a man gone mushroom mad - the best kind of pizza topping, next to jalapenos - cheerfully posting snapshots of his tour of the city.

Note the coy New Super Luigi U placement. As you no doubt recall, the Wii U hasn't exactly been selling well. Using Luigi as a Wii U ambassador is a cunning ploy on Nintendo of America's part; keeping the train on the rails for the better part of a month is a constant Wii U consumer wake-up call. It's all part of the Year of Luigi, in case you hadn't already guessed.

Were you on the L train yesterday, when Luigi was aboard? Pics, or it didn't happen.

Source: Nintendo of America

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I have to say, I like Nintendo's approach to marketing recently.
Since I bought myself a Wii U yesterday, it's coming in the mail tomorrow, I'm planning on getting this game.
Plus, having Luigi as the ambassador is nice.

Only way the train could have been better is if it had the middle car have a picture of this:
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And then if the back car was this:
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Neronium:
I have to say, I like Nintendo's approach to marketing recently.
Since I bought myself a Wii U yesterday, it's coming in the mail tomorrow, I'm planning on getting this game.
Plus, having Luigi as the ambassador is nice.

Only way the train could have been better is if it had the middle car have a picture of this:
image

And then if the back car was this:
image

Better if the back car was a banana peel.

What kind of pizza was that in pic 3? Where are the toppings, where's the cheese? D:

Neronium:
snip for sanity

My mind; what have you done? D:

GOD DAMNIT! The ONE DAY I take the bus instead of the train....

Teoes:
What kind of pizza was that in pic 3? Where are the toppings, where's the cheese? D:

Neronium:
snip for sanity

My mind; what have you done? D:

Deep dish it seems. The cheese is under the tomato sauce I had one a few days ago and it was great.

Teoes:
What kind of pizza was that in pic 3? Where are the toppings, where's the cheese? D:

Neronium:
snip for sanity

My mind; what have you done? D:

It's Chicago style deep dish, and judging by the box it might be Giordano's Stuffed Pizza. They basically throw in the toppings and cheese, put a thin crust on top of that, then put ANOTHER layer of toppings and cheese, finishing with the sauce on top. One slice can fill most people up.

First time I've seen the hype train for a character's Smash announcement come with a real train.

Aiddon:
It's Chicago style deep dish, and judging by the box it might be Giordano's Stuffed Pizza. They basically throw in the toppings and cheese, put a thin crust on top of that, then put ANOTHER layer of toppings and cheese, finishing with the crust on top. One slice can fill most people up.

Oh hey that actually sounds pretty damn awesome. Remind me to take a trip to Chicago some day.

Teoes:

Aiddon:
It's Chicago style deep dish, and judging by the box it might be Giordano's Stuffed Pizza. They basically throw in the toppings and cheese, put a thin crust on top of that, then put ANOTHER layer of toppings and cheese, finishing with the crust on top. One slice can fill most people up.

Oh hey that actually sounds pretty damn awesome. Remind me to take a trip to Chicago some day.

Chicago deep dish is quite legendary around here, for good reason.

OT: It should have been Brooklyn, I mean that's where he's from, right?

 

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