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Memes: Nintendo
Being around for a few decades, Nintendo remains to be a very popular and long-running video game company. So of course, it only makes sense that a lot of their games create popular jokes around the internet. Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda, Fire Emblem, Pokémon and Super Smash Bros. already have their own pages, so keep memes related to those games in those pages.

Please add entries in the following format:

  • The meme. [[labelnote:Explanation]]The explanation behind the meme, if necessary.[[/labelnote]] Explanation 
    • Further mutations and successor memes, if any.

Animal Crossing

  • Various someones have hacked into the Animal Crossing games to rip the sound font/instrument used for the singing voice of K.K. Slider, the guitar-playing dog. Here's what that sounds like normally, for reference. With the sound font at their disposal, bored people with musical knowledge have gone on to create innumerable "K.K. Covers," doing everything from "Poker Face" to "Hare Hare Yukai" in the roving rover's signature voice. Oh, and since we know you'll ask: Yes, they've done that, too.

CD-i Games



  • "Too bad! You lost your machine."Explanation 
  • "YOU GOT BOOST POWER!"Explanation 

Kid Icarus (primarily from Uprising)

  • "Hey look! A Kid Icarus meme!" "Hey look! Who cares?"Explanation 
  • "Pit!" "Hades!" "Pit!" "HADES!" "PIT!" It's on!Explanation 
  • Floor ice cream gives you health! Explanation 



  • Metroid: The Wood Beam. A fake power-up that fans like to joke about finding in the hidden area of "Warfair". Oh, and the Pipe Boots too.
    • JUSTIN BAILEY Explanation 
  • Super Metroid: "y can't metroid crawl"Explanation 
    • Noob BridgeExplanation 
  • Metroid Prime: "Science Team has vapor for brains" Explanation 
    • "Metroid feeding is strictly prohibited." Explanation 
    • Unless Admiral Dane approves of it. Explanation 
    • Soon, everything will be written as a meme, including YOU! Explanation 
  • Metroid: Other M: "Remember me?" Explanation 
    • Manthony Higgs. Explanation 
    • Oh, and: "any objections, lady?" Explanation 
    • Mother... Time to go. Explanation 
    • Adam hasn't authorized me to edit this page yet. Explanation 
    • The baby the baby the baby the baby the baby the baby the baby the baby the baby... Explanation 
  • No way will Ridley make it in. HE'S TOO BIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIGGGGG. Explanation 
  • "IT'S A LIVIN'!" Explanation 
    • "I'm still fallin'!" "WUUUUAAAAHHHUUUAAAAHHHH!!"

Nintendo Wars

  • What's an airport, again? Explanation 
  • Really? Continents? Explanation 
  • Flakalakalakalakalaaaaaaaaaaaaaak!
  • Battleship. In. A. Lake.


  • "Nigga stole my bike!" Explanation 
    • Nigga earn your bike!
  • RELEASE THE BOGUS! Explanation 
    • This video seems to have permanently associated Super Macho Man with buses, of all things.
    • "Give zem ZE UPPERCUT!" Explanation 

Rhythm Heaven

Sin and Punishment

Star Fox

The Wonderful 101

  • UNITE X Explanation 
  • Wonder-eyes, X Explanation 
  • "If it isn't the heir to the throne of the Roaming Rhullo, leader of the Space Pirate band known across the universe as the Guyzoch.. Prince Vorkken!" Explanation 
  • Protect Earth Explanation (SPOILERS) 
  • Watch Saur's videos Explanation 


  • Nintendo Hardware in general:
    • Made of Nintendium Explanation 
  • Nintendo Entertainment System:
    • SET SIDE B Explanation 
      • "B men o setto shite kudasai" Explanation 
    • W A I T Explanation 
      • "Omachi kudasai".Explanation 
    • Now you're playing with power! Explanation 
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System: "WARNING! It is a serious crime to copy video games according to copyright law. Please refer to your Nintendo game instruction booklet for more information.Explanation 
  • The Nintendo Gamecube startup intro Explanation 
  • What Nintendo fanboys have said about the Nintendo DS: "It prints money!"
    • Someone else made a hilarious picture of this meme in a different light for the PlayStation 3: "IT EATS MONEY!" Explanation 
    • On the Wii: "It still prints money!"
    • On the 3DS: "It prints money! IN 3D!"
    • On the Wii U: "It prints money! In HD!"
      • When the Wii U's name was announced at E3 2011, references to Ling's Verbal Tic in Kung Pow! immediately followed.
      • Wii-U! Wii-U! Wii-U! Wii-U! Wii-U! Wii-U! Wii-U! Wii-U! Wii-U! Wii-U! Wii-U! Wii-U!...Explanation 
      • ... will save the Wii U Explanation 
  • Nintendo of America's Reggie uttered "My body is ready." It didn't resurface until three years later, when it would become a huge fad.
    • And then there's "What's wrong with you?"
    • At E3 2012, He mentioned it. He was talking about the opportunity for fitness with the Wii U, and said that "People laughed, my body was ready" to a chorus of cheers.
    • As of recently, he seems to have turned it into his own Catch Phrase of sorts. He mentioned it under the Wii U release at Nintendo Land, and later during an Animal Crossing video showing a tour of his in-game home in Animal Crossing: New Leaf.
  • At E3 2008, a Nintendo employee named Cammie left a pretty bad taste in all the gamers' mouths due to her overenthusiastic personality about casual games. She even told a personal story on how she broke her wrist when she tried to snowboard. Literally, within seconds, her and and the word wrist became memes on several forums.
  • A lot of the Nintendo E3 2012 stuff and related events:
    • Non-Specific Action Figure Explanation 
    • Zombified Reggie Explanation 
    • Iwata holding bananas Explanation 
      • The fruit/food-holding itself seems to have been made into Nintendo's own joke as of recently: it was later that year referenced by a Nintendo Direct, where Bill Trinen would stare at a tangerine, and in yet another Nintendo Direct, a Lego version of Iwata was holding a carrot. And now it has happened again in the recent 3DS Nintendo Direct for Europe, whilst there is no holding, Satoru Shibata does promote the new Pokemon Mystery Dungeon game by scanning an apple.
    • "I feel just like a purple Pikmin" Explanation 
  • "Please understand." Explanation 
    • "Please underStand." Explanation 
  • All hail the Virtual Boy. Explanation 
  • "My uncle works at Nintendo". The go-to explanation/response for how someone would get insider info on a game, especially if it's obviously fake.
  • Don Yamauchinote 
  • "I'm Petch from Texas"note 

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