Video: "And make the bad guys cry like an anime fan on prom night," says the cringey narrator in this new trailer for Mighty No. 9, a video game starring anime characters. It's as horrible as it sounds. One might think that, after several delays and a great deal of fan scepticism for Mighty No. 9 director Keiji Inafune thanks to all sorts of disastrous antics, publisher Deep Silver might take greater care to market this toward people with a love for old-school platformers. Instead, they seem to be aiming for the edgy '90s teen market. I sure hope this game doesn't suck.
Mighty No. 9's Marketing Is Embarrassing To Everyone
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