This isn't really how Switzerland came about, though wouldn't it be great if it were. Instead it's an amusing mishmosh of legends and cliche with a dash of Mario added in for flavour.
That's right, about 30 seconds in, William Tell does a Mario and saves the princess from a castle, complete with question blocks and deadly head-jumping.
Can you spot other hidden references in this ad for the iPad's Swissinfo.ch? Like the one for the Android?