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    Nintendo Announces Mario Kart Tour Mobile Game

    Nintendo has today announced a new mobile game, Mario Kart Tour, which will be released by March 2019, writes MacRumors. Nintendo hasn’t revealed much else about the new game, which would be joining the likes of Super Mario Run, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, and Fire Emblem Heroes as part of the...
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    Animal Crossing Gets Gardens and Flowers in New Update

    Animal Crossing has had a big update today, and Pocket Gamer has all the details. The main focus of the update is a really cute new gardening feature, where you get to have your own garden next to your campsite. Aside from just admiring your lovely new garden, you get to plant seeds there and...
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    Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp on iOS Arrives One Day Early

    TechCrunch reports that the long-awaited Nintendo iOS app Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is hitting App Stores in some territories around the world one day early. Such is the demand for the free-to-play game, which could be the next Pokémon-Go-style iOS gaming sensation, that according to The...
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    Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Announced for iOS

    Great news from Nintendo today, with 9to5 Mac reporting that the company has announced that Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will be coming to iOS next month as a free-to-play game where you get to run your own campsite and personalise it in typically cute Animal Crossing style. Here’s how Nintendo...
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    Super Mario Run to Get New World in Huge Update and 50% Price Cut

    9to5 Mac reports that Nintendo is hoping to revive interest in Super Mario Run with a huge new update that includes a new world, as well as a temporary 50% price cut. Due on September 29, the update includes World Star, a new world that features nine new levels, as well as support for playing...
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    Nintendo Said to be Working on Legend of Zelda iOS Game

    According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, via 9to5 Mac, Nintendo is currently developing a Legend of Zelda game for the iPhone after the huge popularity of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on the Nintendo Switch, and the massive success of Pokémon Go enjoyed by Niantic...
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    Fire Emblem: Heroes Arrives in the App Store

    Nintendo’s strategy RPG Fire Emblem: Heroes has finally made it to iOS, and it looks like Nintendo has managed to get it just right as far as their mobile games are concerned. Despite being part of a beloved Nintendo franchise that already has millions of fans around the world, Polygon writes...
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    Nintendo’s Fire Emblem Coming Soon to iOS

    AppleInsider reports that Nintendo has just announced a mobile Fire Emblem game, which will be coming soon to iOS. This is the second of Nintendo’s five promised mobile games, with the first being Super Mario Run, which fared well initially, but has also had its fair share of criticism, in...
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    Super Mario Run Smashes Record With 40 Million Downloads in 4 Days

    Super Mario Run may have generated criticism in some quarters for being too short and for using too much data, but despite such grumbles, Nintendo is currently celebrating the game being a record-breaking smash hit. According to MacRumors, app analyst SensorTower reports that following its...
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    Super Mario Run Was Download 10 Million Times at Launch and Made $4 Million

    9to5 Mac reports that following last week’s release of Nintendo’s long-awaited Super Mario Run iOS game, analytics firm App Annie has been analyzing the available data following the game’s launch. According to App Annie, Super Mario Run had more than 10 million downloads and made more than $4...
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    Super Mario Run Draws Complaints for Gobbling Up Data

    Just as expected, Super Mario Run raced to the top of the Top Grossing and Top Free app charts quicker than Mario runs up a flagpole, with AppleInsider reporting that demand for the app was so strong at launch that it even crashed the App Store for a short time. However, as much fun as the game...
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    Super Mario Run is Here!

    “Oh yeah! Mario time!” Those four magic words that we’ve been waiting to hear for so long, as Super Mario Run finally arrives in the App Store for iPhone and iPad. And what a wonderful treat it is, just hearing that high-pitched battle cry from the world’s most famous plumber, the music and...
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    Super Mario Run Needs Always-On Internet Connection to Play

    Super Mario Run creator Shigeru Miyamoto has been talking to Mashable, via 9to5 Mac, about the forthcoming game featuring his most famous Nintendo creation. During the interview, Miyamoto commented that Super Mario Run will require a persistent internet connection in order to work. Of course...
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    Play Super Mario Run in Apple Stores From Today

    Yesterday The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon had the honour of being one of the first people to play Super Mario Run on TV when he played a demo of the game brought personally to him by Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime. The game’s legendary creator, Shigeru Miyamoto was also in the...
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    Super Mario Run to Launch on December 15

    Nintendo has today announced that the long-awaited Super Mario Run will be arriving on iOS on December 15 in 151 countries and regions. The first ever mobile game to feature one of the most iconic and beloved characters in video games history will be free to download initially. Players will be...
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    Tim Cook Meets Super Mario Creator Shigeru Miyamoto in Visit to Japan

    MacRumors reports that Apple CEO Tim Cook has been visiting Japan, where he has been getting hands-on time with Super Mario Run at Nintendo’s Kyoto headquarters. While visiting Nintendo’s headquarters, Cook also met with legendary Super Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto and his staff. “Getting...
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    Pokémon Go Plus to Launch on September 16 and Buddy Pokémon Coming Soon

    Niantic, Nintendo and The Pokémon Company have announced that the Pokémon Go Plus accessory will be available from September 16 in many parts of the world. The Pokémon Go Plus is a companion device that connects to your iPhone via Bluetooth Smart so that you can keep your phone stowed safely...
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    Super Mario Run is Coming to iPhone and iPad

    How fantastic it was today to see Nintendo legend and the creator of Mario, Shigeru Miyamoto, walk on to the stage at Apple’s iPhone 7 launch event and introduce Super Mario Run, a full-sized Super Mario Bros. action platformer that has been developed specifically for mobile, and will be...
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    Pokémon Go is Making More Money Than Some of the Year’s Biggest Movies

    Pokémon Go mania may have died down a little from those crazy early days of summer, but make no mistake, the game is still riding high at number one in the Top Grossing chart in the App Store, and YouTubers such as Ali A are still attracting over a million views for their Pokémon Go videos. And...
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    Detroit Couple Files Class-Action Lawsuit Against Pokémon Go

    While Pokémon Go continues to give joy to millions of players around the world, not everyone is so fond of the game, and some folks are downright hostile towards in, in particular a Detroit couple, the Dodiches (which would actually be a really good Pokémon name!), who have become so annoyed by...
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    Pokémon Go Launches in France and Hong Kong as New Features are Revealed at Comic Con

    The incredibly successful launch of Pokémon Go around the world marches on, with the game arriving in App Stores in France and Hong Kong over the weekend, with Hong Kong being the first Asian location other than Japan to have the game. Meanwhile, MacRumors reports that at San Diego Comic-Con...
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    Pokémon Go Could Make Apple $3 Billion

    The staggering success of Pokémon Go is not only good news for Niantic and The Pokémon Company (which Nintendo has a stake in), but also for Apple, with AppleInsider reporting today that according to analyst Laura Martin from Needham that Apple could rake in as much as $3 billion from the game...
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    Niantic CEO: Pokémon Go Was Designed to Encourage Exploration, Exercise and Teamwork

    Business Insider has a great interview with John Hanke, CEO of Niantic, the company behind the wildly successful Pokémon Go. Hanke said that Niantic had three main goals when it was developing Pokémon Go: Exercise, “To see the world with new eyes” and encouraging people to team up and meet up...
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    Nintendo Turns its Attention to Mobile, Including Hardware Controllers for iOS

    9to5 Mac reports today on developments at Nintendo that look set to answer the prayers of all those who have been calling for the gaming giant to make a firm commitment to the mobile gaming market. In a speech at Nintendo’s annual general shareholder meeting, Nintendo’s general manager of...
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    Nintendo is Bringing Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing to Smartphones

    MCV reports on exciting news from Nintendo today, which has revealed that it will be bringing its Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing franchises to the smartphone market, something that fans have been wanting for a long time. “Both of these are pure game applications,” said Nintendo today...
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    Nintendo to Release First iOS App in US This Thursday

    It sure has been a long time coming, and you can’t help but feel that Nintendo has been dragged kicking and screaming into the world of iOS gaming against its will, but as AppleInsider reports, Nintendo is about to release its first iOS app. Entitled Miitomo, the app may not be the...
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    Nintendo to Release First Smartphone-Only App in March

    Nintendo announced today that it will launch its first-ever smartphone-only app sometime in March, with a pre-registration process for the communications app kicking off on February 17. The pre-registration process will involve users registering for a new Nintendo Account via email, social...
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    Catch Pokémon in the Wild With New App

    The Pokémon Company, Niantic and Nintendo have today announced a new free-to-play app, due for release in 2016, where fans will be encouraged to search real-world locations to find Pokémon. Called Pokémon GO, the new app will use location information to enable Pokémon fans to catch, trade and...
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