Nintendo have released a mini series, hosted by puppet versions of Mario and Peach in their famed Cat costumes that were first seen in Super Mario 3D World. It is available to watch for free on the Wii U, 3DS and 2DS and is aimed at younger users "The Cat Mario Show is described as a "bite-sized" puppet show aimed at children." - The show can be accessed via the Nintendo eShop in Europe now and has been availale in Japan for some time already.
Kids with a current Nintendo console are in for a treat, as the first episode in a new series of kid-friendly video content called The Cat Mario Show is now freely available to watch on Nintendo eShop on Wii U, Nintendo 3DS and 2DS.
The bite-sized presentation delivers a puppet show hosted by Cat Mario and Cat Peach and is peppered with fun facts, tips and quizzes for Nintendo’s youngest fans. In the first video, the two hand-puppet hosts reveal insider secrets on becoming a Mario Expert and challenge kids to spot the hidden Luigi in SUPER MARIO 3D WORLD, while the show also delivers some top tips on becoming super powerful in the Kirby Fighters battle mode of Kirby: Triple Deluxe.
With new episodes to be released over time, kids can now get their paws on the first episode by visiting Nintendo eShop on their Nintendo console* and loading up The Cat Mario Show – a purr-fect slice of Nintendo-style fun for kids and parents alike.
*Broadband Internet connection required.
The first episode is already out and gives tips on how to become an expert at Mario games and how to spot some of the hidden Luigi's in Super Mario 3D World as well as tips on how to power up in the battle mode of Kirby: Triple Deluxe.
The episode run time is a little less than eight minutes, its not yet been decided how often the episodes will be released or how many they plan on doing. You can watch the first episode below:-
So errr, what did you think? I was amazed at how much the "Cat Mario Show" actually scared my Cat.