It’s been three weeks since Mario Kart 8‘s North American release, and if you haven’t played it yet, it’s definitely worth a shot. New features in the game include zero-gravity portions on tracks, gliders, and, the best of all, a new slow motion replay. The last may sound like no big deal–I was completely unconvinced of it’s specialness, that is until the Internet took notice.
Kotaku seemingly first started reporting on Luigi–everyone’s favorite sidekick–and his cold, calculated stare.
So, as the Internet is wont to do, a new meme sprouted with hilarious results. There’s a subreddit, fanart, tumblr posts, and the death stare has even made it onto local news stations and Nintendo’s E3 address.
Here are some of the highlights:
And the Pièce de résistance
Have a great weekend, ya’ll. 🙂