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Nintendo takes a few months taking in series and with respect to mobile phones as a video game platform. After granting Niantic the Pokémon license to create the resounding success that Pokémon Go has been, in the last presentation of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus Nintendo announced a Super Mario game, called Super Mario Run, which It will come first to iOS and later to Android. Arrival date and price This game was announced at the time that it was going to be released before the end of the year, and finally it has been. The game will be…

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After years of waiting, Nintendo announces its partnership with DeNA to develop games for smartphones Some of us believed that this news would never come, but finally it seems that Nintendo has given its arm to twist and will start developing games specifically for mobile devices. The announcement was made yesterday and marks the entry of one of the industry’s oldest title creators into the world of mobile game development. As we have learned, it will not be Nintendo directly who will be in charge of developing future games for smartphones and tablets, but it will be DeNA, a major…

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Of course, when companies develop something new, they don’t want another company walking away with the idea in front of them, so these things are patented very early in the development process. Nintendo has now filed a series of no fewer than thirty new patents with the Japanese patent office. These patents would concern products for or around the Nintendo DS. For example, DSiMovie, DSNavi, DSArcade and DSLife have been registered, presumably extensions with which you can, for example, watch movies and use navigation software on your Nintendo DS(i). More interesting, however, is the patent application for the DSPhone. So…

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Nintendo is investigating a new acceleration technology for the Wii controller, also known as the Wii-mote. During this investigation, Nintendo came across a technology from the company Kionix. This company’s technology appears to be more sensitive than the technology used in the current Wii-mote. If Nintendo will start using this new technology, a much more sensitive Wii controller could be developed. Of course, this sounds the same as the Wii Motion Plus system we talked about in this post. According to Kotaku’s website, it will in any case not be an investigation for the Wii Motion Plus, but rather an…

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Although the Xbox 360 is stunting with its prices, the Wii won’t dare to do that for the time being. That is what Reggie Fils-Aime of Nintendo America knows to tell. As the PS3 and Xbox 360 have done before, the Wii will eventually drop in price. For now, according to Reggie, it is not the time for that yet. Reggie also discussed the support of third parties. According to his colleague Cammie Dunaway, in 2009 third party developers will make sure people change their mind about the Wii. However, Reggie refutes this; according to him, titles that don’t have…

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Smaller, cheaper and focused directly on portable gaming. That’s how it is Nintendo Switch Lite, a revamped new Nintendo console with which it intends to expand its audience. Limited in features, the device will only allow you to play in handheld mode. Unlike the original model, you will not be able to connect to the TV or separate the controllers, called Joy-Con. Planned for the September 20, the platform demonstrates with its aesthetics the audience it is aimed at, younger. It will be available in three different colors (yellow, gray and turquoise) at a more affordable price than the original…

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A while ago, developer Activision struck a deal with some artists whose songs will be incorporated into a new Guitar Hero game. That new game will be called Guitar Hero: Modern Hits and will be released for the Nintendo DS. The question is, how will the game differentiate itself from games like Guitar Hero On Tour and Guitar Hero On Tour: Decades? With new tracks! Songs like Sum 41’s “Still Waiting”, Franz Ferdinand’s “The Fallen” and Finger Eleven’s “Paralyzer” will try to give a new impulse to the Guitar Hero franchise. It would be a shame if Guitar Hero digs…

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The new version of the Nintendo DS, called the DSi, is currently only for sale in Japan and this new handheld is doing very well there. According to the Japanese magazine Famitsu, the DSi has already been sold more than one million times. The normal version of the Nintendo DS is still going strong in Japan, with more than 24 million sold. The Nintendo DS is not only selling well in Japan, because according to Nintendo, all versions of the handheld together have been sold more than 92 million times worldwide. The Playstation Portable (PSP) lags far behind with just…

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Regardless of the questionable policies and commercial maneuvers in place, the sympathies and preferences for the company’s products, Nintendo has always had an important weight in the history of gaming. There crisis of the video games of 1983 it was overcome thanks to the great N, with its NES (Nintendo Entertainment System for the uninitiated) that made gamers all over the world go crazy. These are the five games for android and ios that pay homage more than evidently the major intellectual properties of Nintendo. Ittle Dew Ludosity takes its cue from Link’s adventures to create Ittle Dew, an adventure…

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PlayStation is still the undisputed leader in the console market, but the Nintendo Switch is slowly climbing to the top with 89 million devices sold. While the latest generation of video game consoles, Microsoft’s Sony PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X remain notoriously hard to find nine months after their November 2020 premieres, Nintendo is seizing its opportunity in the industry. Since the outbreak of the pandemic in March 2020, the company’s flagship console, the Nintendo Switch, has been selling like hot cakes and becoming one of the most successful home consoles in Nintendo’s long history of hits and failures.…

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