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'Mario Striker' signs Ian Wright

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'Mario Striker' signs Ian Wright
Ian Wright and Shaun Wright-Philips have signed up to be the faces of Nintendo's forthcoming Wii soccer game, Mario Strikers Charged Football.

The pair will appear in a television ad to promote the game which sees Ian and Shaun at home battling with another team of opponents online using the Wii wi-fi connection.

The TV ad will begin showing on terrestrial TV from tomorrow and will feature in sporting events such as the upcoming Champions League and FA Cup Final as well as family programmes such as Coronation Street, Grease is the Word and Big Brother.

Ian Wright will also make an appearance to promote the title at GAME in Oxford Street on May 25, playing challenges and signing Wii hardware and software.

Mario Strikers Charged Football, which brings together a host of Nintendo characters to a soccer game featuring the unique control aspects of the Wii console, is released May 25.

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