Lovestruck Luigi Pines for Princess Peach in Nerdy Ballad [VIDEO]

Sam Laird

"I only need eight bits to know that this is it," a lovestruck Luigi croons to Princess Peach in this nerd-tastic ballad that instantly went viral on the social web upon hitting YouTube earlier Wednesday. The green-clad, mustachioed Luigi always seemed to be more a wingman to partner in-crime-Mario -- who sported a more passionate red outfit -- in the Super Mario Bros. video game franchise. But it seems Luigi was really just the shy, sensitive type and actually had dreams of his own all along.

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