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Nintendo in Pop Culture; References are everywhere!
Topic Started: Nov 1 2013, 08:11 PM (3,180 Views)
bluedogrulez
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So I'm watching the Minnesota T-Wolves play the Oklahoma Thunder (NBA basketball) and guess what sound the Target Center plays everytime the T-Wolves score? Mario getting a coin!

It's not unlike the homage my iPhone gives to Metroid everytime I plug it in to charge (factory setting).

So what Nintendo references have you noticed in pop culture (and society in general)?
Edited by bluedogrulez, Nov 2 2013, 06:04 AM.
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So I've actually known that for a while - and they actually only play the coin sound when the Wolves make a free throw. So it's not every shot, but only the made free throws by the home team :mario:
Edited by ddr2nite, Nov 1 2013, 10:13 PM.
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I had also meant to add that the following documentary movie was something I contributed to (during production in a kickstarter type of funding)... and is really awesome about arcade culture (history and present day). This is pop-culture-ish right? Anyone else here watch it?

http://www.100yenfilm.com/

My name is in the credits 8)
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Do we have another closet T-Wolves fan here? Love and Rubio play the game right (man are they great). And there you have it, I derailed my own topic, lol.

100 Yen looks cool (and pretty hardcore). Not the type of subtle reference I was thinking of, but hey they all count.
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Despicable Me (I): The villain Vector just cooling on his couch after a big score, playing some Wii:
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Would it be too obvious to reference Wreck-It Ralph? Plenty of Nintendo references, both subtle and in your face.
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I'm in the car the other day and an ad comes on the radio. I recognized the music right away . . . the Polaris Snocross theme !!

OK, so maybe this isn't quite pop culture referencing Nintendo goodness (but the other way around); it was, after all, a (very rare) Polaris ad. Still it was fun to hear an audio reference to an underrated N64 title that I very much enjoyed playing for N64 Beats 'Em All.
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Because making a video of an iconic Japanese toy to the sugary pop dance song Bunny Party--sung in German--is not random enough, they went ahead and threw in a Wii Mote with special powers: Hello Kitty Aventure
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Scott Pilgrim vs The World Basicly the whole movie is a Nintendo reverence...

But he owns a SNES and NES =p

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In the TV show "How I Met Your Mother" you can see them play Super Nintendo in multiple episodes (Not only during flashbacks). There is one scene in particular, where Lily says to Marshal and Ted that they can't sit around all day and play Super Mario Kart, to which Ted replied "You have super mario kart?!" and Marshal says "Yeah dude, its right there."

oh, and this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9czj6gaGzE
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I just noticed that in the new Rap God music video by Eminem there's a whole ton of Nintendo stuff on a shelf. I won't link to it because it's so explicit but you can look it up, kind of awesome. :yeah:

And there's a clip of Super Mario Bros. and even what seems to be a Portal reference.
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I can't think of any cool relevant Nintendo references, but I just wanted to say that Andy Samberg is one ballin' dude!
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Going back to Scott Pilgrim one of the characters is actually wearing a custom made N64 shirt. I applaud the filmmakers.

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Oh wait, Everybody Loves Raymond has some N64 love!

Not sure they get the concept behind the middle prong though :facepalm:
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Both holding it incorrectly. lol What dorks.
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Both holding it incorrectly. lol What dorks.
lol could it possibly be intentional by the producers as a joke? :D
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Dunno, but Raymond sure seems to be having fun with whatever game has that strange control scheme, just look at him!

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That's a fair amount of emoting coming from him. :lol:
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Oh wait, Everybody Loves Raymond has some N64 love!

Not sure they get the concept behind the middle prong though :facepalm:
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My buddies actually used to put the control stick in the middle of their palms!
I never understood it haha
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Dec 4 2013, 03:21 PM
My buddies actually used to put the control stick in the middle of their palms!
This "style" of playing + Mario Party was what caused countless blisters on many kids' hands :wacko:

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Did those gaming gloves ever materialize? :blink:
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My daughter caught this one (and the intended mis-pluralization):

"Why aren't you like other kids..break dancing, wearing bell-bottoms and playing the Donkey Kongs?"
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I was watching Honey I shrunk the Kids tv show and i found this.Hes playing Star Wars Shadows of the Empire :)
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nintendo made a movie called the wizard which is about......well im not sure as it was crap it had the kid from the wonder years in i think it had the power glove and every game and it was the first peek at super mario bros 3 as it wernt out yet


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NT6zfPC3sDk
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Legend of Zelda OOT in the Power Puff Girls =D

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nintendo made a movie called the wizard which is about......well im not sure as it was crap it had the kid from the wonder years in i think it had the power glove and every game and it was the first peek at super mario bros 3 as it wernt out yet


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NT6zfPC3sDk
Man, I remember them unveiling SMB:3 in that movie and thinking how freakin' amazing it looked! I wanted to be that kid so bad!
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