Anthropomorphic Donkey Kong Makes Children Cry in Santa Monica

What’s the best way to make kids buy your latest 3DS release? Scare the living hell out of them in a public place by luring them in with the prospect of free video games. That’s exactly what Nintendo did at the Santa Monica Yacht Harbor by setting up kiosks of Donkey Kong Country Returns and having a man in a Donkey Kong fursuit suddenly jump out from behind a banner. OK, not every kid cried. But this one sure did:

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Nintendo better shell out for new sheets for the next thirteen years of this kid’s life as he’s chronically terrorized in his dreams by a giant Donkey Kong. Watch the full video below: