Nintendo

  • Super Mario Run needs a constant internet connection to run

    Super Mario Run needs a constant internet connection to run

    It a bit of news that will surely shift the value proposition of Mario’s long-awaited iPhone debut for legions of underground commuters, Shigeru Miyamoto confirmed this week that Super Mario Run will only work on a device with a constant internet connection. The legendary game creator chalked up the decision to security concerns, fears that an offline mode would make the game unstable… Read More

  • Super Mario Run first month revenue projected at over $70M

    Super Mario Run first month revenue projected at over $70M

    Nintendo is putting Super Mario Run out for everyone on December 15, which is just one short week away. The new mobile game is the iconic plumber’s first official outing on iOS or Android, and it’s likely to be a big win for Nintendo, even as a free release with in-app purchase as its primary sales model. Played might not pay anything up front for Super Mario Run and some initial… Read More

  • Here’s the first live gameplay demonstration of the Nintendo Switch

    Here’s the first live gameplay demonstration of the Nintendo Switch

    Tonight Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé (who we interviewed earlier today) went on Jimmy Fallon to show off some gameplay from Super Mario Run, Nintendo’s first iOS game that launches next week. And after playing Super Mario Run Fils-Aimé, surprised everyone and opened a gold cube containing the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo’s new next-generation console. The console… Read More

  • ‘Super Mario Run’ and the shape of Nintendo to come — an interview with Reggie Fils-Aimé

    Mario’s accomplished a lot in the three and a half decades he’s spent in the public spotlight. He’s been a plumber, a soldier, a doctor, refereed basketball and tennis, played baseball and raced cars, made toys and worked at a brewery. He’s lived through every Nintendo console and watched generations of competitors rise and fall. But in spite of one of the most… Read More

  • Nintendo “worlds” of attractions coming to Universal Studios parks

    Nintendo “worlds” of attractions coming to Universal Studios parks

    Nintendo will provide fans a way to put themselves in the game at Universal Studios Japan, Universal Orlando and Universal Hollywood, and it won’t require use of a VR headset. The Mario-maker is teaming up with the theme park operator for a new set of attractions that Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto and Universal’s Mark Woodbury describe as “worlds” for fans to… Read More

  • Pokémon Sun and Moon break 3DS records with 10M units shipped globally

    Pokémon Sun and Moon break 3DS records with 10M units shipped globally

    Nintendo’s Sun and Moon sequels in the popular Pokémon franchise have handily beat 3DS game sales records and past Pokémon launch performance, beating previous entries X and Y by 150 percent. Overall, Sun and Moon shipped over 10 million units globally, which make them the best-selling 3DS games in the portable console’s history. How did Pokémon Sun and Moon outperform their… Read More

  • Nintendowned: Amazon sells out of the NES Classic Edition in (null) seconds

    Nintendowned: Amazon sells out of the NES Classic Edition in (null) seconds

    We knew the NES Classic Edition, with its retro aesthetic and solid game selection, would be hard to get at first, but this is some next level, Tickle Me Elmo-style demand. Amazon, which made its supply of the console available at 2PM Pacific today, sold out in what appeared to be less than a minute. Read More

  • Getting an NES Classic Edition today may be tough

    Getting an NES Classic Edition today may be tough

    The elections may have divided America, but there’s one thing we can all agree on: we all want to buy Nintendo’s new NES Classic Edition. Well, today’s the day: the re-lease of the Nintendo Entertainment System, which ships with 30 pre-installed games for $59.99, is hitting both retailers and online stores starting today, Friday. November 11th in the U.S. Unfortunately… Read More

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