Man dresses like Mario for a month to get free Nintendo 3DS

Would you dress up like Mario for 30 days in order to win a free Nintendo 3DS? At least one person out there would, and he got a visit from Mario to go along with the prize.

When Nintendo asked its Facebook fans what they’d do to get their hands on a free 3DS, Gustavo Valdez told the company he’d dress up like the iconic plumber for a month. Nintendo called his bluff, and Mario paid him a visit with a new 3DS and a set of extra Mario costumes.

It’s that last part of the gift that really impressed us, though — clearly the Nintendo team had the forethought to realize that a stinky Mario running around town might not cast them in the best light.

You can watch the full video showing Mario’s meeting with Valdez below:

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