Entries in 'mario' (12)

Splatoon was nearly a Mario game

Splatoon was nearly a Mario game

Nintendo legend Shigeru Miyamoto said the firm almost turned Splatoon into a Mario game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 28th 2014 at 9:38AM in News
MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Nintendo merchandise

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Nintendo merchandise

The Japanese gaming giant has seen some challenging times as of late, but continues to provide a wealth of products branded with iconic franchises for retail opportunities. MCV dives in ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 5th 2014 at 10:15AM in News
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker to land in UK in January 2015

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker to land in UK in January 2015

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker has been dated for a January 2015 UK release.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 30th 2014 at 9:42AM in News
McDonalds: Our Super Mario Happy Meal 
promotion was about getting kids active

McDonalds: Our Super Mario Happy Meal promotion was about getting kids active

Fast food giant McDonalds says its latest Happy Meal campaign is using Super Mario to help kids keep fit.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 14th 2014 at 2:25PM in News

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"Just think of paying 99 cents just to get Mario to jump a little higher"

"Just think of paying 99 cents just to get Mario to jump a little higher"

Hedge fund manager and Nintendo share holder Seth Fischer has urged Nintendo to move into the smartphone market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2014 at 9:58AM in News
Nintendo reveals football management game, sets release dates for Mario Golf and Kirby

Nintendo reveals football management game, sets release dates for Mario Golf and Kirby

Nintendo tonight made a number of 3DS announcements - including news it is developing a football management title.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 13th 2014 at 11:43PM in News
Nintendo wasn't concerned by Flappy Bird's pipes

Nintendo wasn't concerned by Flappy Bird's pipes

Much of the criticism aimed at now-defunct smartphone title Flappy Bird concerned allegations of IP infringement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2014 at 4:10PM in News

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Iwata: "It's not as simple as moving Mario onto smartphones"

Iwata: "It's not as simple as moving Mario onto smartphones"

Becoming a third party publisher is not the easy answer to reversing Nintendo’s ongoing problems, president Satoru Iwata has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2014 at 3:30PM in News
Miyamoto says HD remakes of old Mario games are "possible"

Miyamoto says HD remakes of old Mario games are "possible"

Super Mario World HD? Super Mario 64 HD? Such things could happen, according to Nintendo design boss Shigeru Miyamoto.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2013 at 3:12PM in News
Mario and Luigi skins included in Rayman Legends on Wii U

Mario and Luigi skins included in Rayman Legends on Wii U

The Wii U version of Rayman Legends will offer an extra goodie for Nintendo fans.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2013 at 12:03PM in News
Iwata vows that Nintendo IP won't go multi-platform

Iwata vows that Nintendo IP won't go multi-platform

Don’t expect Mario, Zelda or Donkey Kong to appear on non-Nintendo platforms anytime soon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2013 at 10:33AM in News