5th July, 2012 –Comedian Rufus Hound is joining Nintendo in their quest to launch one of Britain’s biggest family gaming tournaments and find Britain’s fastest Mario Kart racers this summer.
Self-confessed Mario Kart fan, Rufus Hound is to star in a series of exclusive videos which will be released throughout the summer from this week to get everyone ready for Mario Kart 7 Britain’s Fastest Family Tournament. Rufus will be providing families with top tips on how to perfect their racing technique to be in with a chance of scooping the grand prizes including money can’t buy Limited Edition Trophies and a family car*. To make sure you don’t miss out on any of the action, check in at www.nintendo.co.uk/britainsfastestfamily or access the Nintendo 3DS YouTube channel for video content.
Rufus Hound said, “What are you doing just sitting there! Grab your Nintendo 3DS, call your father, harrang your grandpa, get practicing for glory awaits Britain’s Fastest Family!”
The Mario Kart 7 Britain’s Fastest Family Tournament will run across England, Scotland and Wales with regional heats taking place at 30 HMV stores throughout August. Simply head to the website to search for your local event and find out more information on how to take part plus details on incredible prizes.
Family ties will be tested to the max in this competition as teams are to be made up exclusively of family members. Young and old family racers alike will join forces to see off the intense competition via a mix of blistering speed and ruthless strategy. Expect no-holds-barred racing as Mario Kart 7 offers the ability to glide over the track as well as speed on the sea floor as you race underwater, all in 3D.
In the meantime get racing at home to be in with a chance of your family claiming victory as Britain’s Fastest Family.