If you told me Nintendo’s next move during a time of annual losses and floundering console sales would be to localize a Japan-only life simulator, dedicate an entire Nintendo Direct to it, and have that Direct be the oddest thing they’ve done in years, I’d have laughed. Not because it’s absurd, but because it’s hilarious. And thus far, Tomodachi Life looks utterly hilarious.
Tomodachi Life may be one of those Japanese imports that’s weird enough to get people’s attention, yet still familiar enough to catch on like wildfire. We won’t know for sure until it’s released, but in the meantime, here are our favorite ridiculous moments from the reveal video.