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Nintendo Worker Worried That Leaking Waluigi Tongue Render Would Be A "Terrible Mistake"

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Last year, Nintendo gave us filthy fans what we wanted: an official render of his tongue. In a video unboxing the new blue model of the Nintendo Switch Lite, we got a look at Waluigi that we'd never seen before, and it was pretty risque.

Now, it turns out that the video team were worried that including the image was a "terrible mistake". Former Nintendo Minute hosts Kit and Krysta have shared some insight about the episode that revealed the raunchy artwork.

As it happens, the render was just waiting to be used, which is pretty strange for Nintendo. Kit and Krysta had no idea if it was embargoed or not, and the decision on whether or not to include the image turned out to be a big one.

Related: How Mario Is Misrepresenting Italians "One of the people who is editing the video was like 'oh, our design team says they have this new artwork of Waluigi that they've been just waiting to get out there, so we should use it'", recounts Kit, talking on the Kit & Krysta podcast (thanks, Nintendo Life). "As we were watching the cuts, I was like 'this is really unusual that they just had this new art sitting around'...

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