Nintendo Wii given sledgehammer treatment

Canadian console craziness captured on video

Well, they did it. The crazy guys who last week spent CAD550 on a brand new Sony PlayStation 3 only to smash it to bits with a sledgehammer right outside the store have made good on their pledge to do exactly the same with a Nintendo Wii.

You can watch the whole torid affair here:

Victor Moukhortov and pal Ben Lovatt dressed up as Mario and Luigi, popped into Futureshop in Toronto, bought a Wii and beat the living bejaysus out of it on the pavement outside. Performance art? Consumer empowerment? Just plain insanity? You decide... ®

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