24/01/2014 06:04 GMT | Updated 24/01/2014 06:59 GMT

Ecstasy-Like Drug 'Nintendo' Showing Up In European Clubs

People are getting high on Nintendo - literally.

Kotaku reports that a new and potent club drug named "Nintendo" has been spotted in Belgium.

The drug comes complete with the Japanese game giant's logo, though it goes without saying that this is an illicit use of the brand by crooks.

The Belgium drugs watchdogs said the drug contains large amounts of MDMA (Ecstasy), and is similar to other drugs with names like Mitsubishi, Superman, Li-Ion and Butterfly. (Yes, Brass Eye fans, we're aware how this sounds.)

The drug has also been seen in the UK, according to one 'Lincilnshire' [SIC]' taker's experience catalogued on PillReports.

But as gamers on the forum NEOGaf pointed out, this is arguably no laughing matter since the drug looks not dissimilar to a normal sweet or mint with the kid-friendly logo on top.

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