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Nintendo’s Miitomo game said to be making $280,000 every week

Nintendo fans bemoaned the company’s decision not to use Mario or Link or Donkey Kong in its first smartphone game, but it seems Miitomo is doing perfectly well without famous faces. According to new estimates, the social app is currently raking in a whopping $ 280,000 every single week. We knew Nintendo’s first smartphone game would be […]

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Nintendo’s first smartphone game hits the U.S. on March 31

The wait for Nintendo’s first smartphone game is almost over if you live in the U.S. Miitomo, which racked up a whopping 1 million downloads in three days after making its debut in Japan a fortnight ago, will be available on Android and iOS on Thursday, March 31. Miitomo isn’t the Super Mario game you were hoping to get on […]

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All of Nintendo’s Android and iOS games will be free-to-play

All of the games Nintendo is currently planning for Android and iOS will be free-to-play titles, according to development partner DeNA. That means you won’t have to pay a penny to download them — but they will almost certainly be filled with in-app purchases. DeNA CEO Isao Moriyasu confirmed during an earnings call on Wednesday that […]

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Nintendo’s first ever iOS game and Apple’s insanely great year on The CultCast

This week: Apple just had their best year ever, and it’s hard to fathom how much cold hard cash they made—we’ll put it in perspective. Plus: Nintendo’s first iOS game confuses us; the new Apple TV isn’t quite the revolution Apple promised; and stick around for a spooky new Get to Know Ur Cultist… if […]

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Nintendo’s first smartphone game will be revealed tomorrow

Nintendo is set to unveil its first smartphone game tomorrow, October 29 — seven months after it announced that it would finally give in to the demands of Android and iOS gamers. Nintendo will be hoping that its mobile game business is a success following weakening demand for its 3DS and Wii U consoles. Nintendo is teaming […]

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Video tribute shows why Satoru Iwata was Nintendo’s Steve Jobs

Last weekend, the gaming world lost one of its biggest innovators. Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata was not only one of the most powerful names in gaming, but also among the best-loved. In many ways, Iwata was Nintendo’s Steve Jobs. Brilliant and passionate, he… Read more ›

Nintendo’s not taking any chances with its mobile-game plans

Some comments from mobile-gaming platform DeNA chief Shintaro Asako suggest that Nintendo is taking a catch-all route when it starts bringing its beloved characters and properties to iOS and Android later this year. Nintendo’s first five mobile offerings will all… Read more ›

Nintendo’s next console could run… Android?

Details about Nintendo’s next-gen NX console won’t officially be shared by the company until 2016, but according to a new report coming out of Japan one thing we might be able to expect is for the NX hardware to run… Read more ›

Play Nintendo’s iconic games on iOS 8 without jailbreaking

Nintendo is probably never going to release its treasure trove of retro titles onto iOS any year soon, but if you want to experience the thrill of stumping tutrtles dead in Super Mario World on your gigantic iPhone 6 Plus… Read more ›

Play Nintendo’s iconic games on iOS 8 without jailbreaking

Nintendo is probably never going to release its treasure trove of retro titles onto iOS any year soon, but if you want to experience the thrill of stumping tutrtles dead in Super Mario World on your gigantic iPhone 6 Plus… Read more ›