Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/06/11/mario_galaxy_2_release/

Mario madness at midnight

No jumping in the queue though

By Caleb Cox

Posted in Personal Tech, 11th June 2010 12:37 GMT

Hundreds of Nintendo enthusiasts gathered at Game on Oxford Street last night, queuing for the midnight release of Super Mario Galaxy 2.

Inside was Charles Martinet, the voice behind Mario, signing new copies of the game and posing for photographs.

Super Mario Galaxy 2

Too many mushrooms? Click the pic for a video clip

Eager fans, many of whom arrived in impressive home made costumes, were offered free pizza while they waited.

Super Mario Galaxy 2

"Thank you, so nice."

Super Mario Galaxy 2 is released in Europe today, only on Nintendo Wii.