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DeNA’s Nintendo Q&A now available in English

Japanese mobile giant DeNA has been discussing details of its Nintendo partnership with investors. The answers came at the end of DeNA’s Q2 investor briefing last week, from which MCV has previously reported that the company has confirmed that all of its in-development Nintendo titles are free-to-play, but at least …

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Nintendo’s next few smartphone games will be free-to-play

DeNA has said that all of the games it currently has in development for Nintendo will be free-to-play. However, it seems that at least one – and possibly more – of the five titles that have been agreed to between the pair will be a premium release. The Wall Street …

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Nintendo’s first mobile app called Miitomo, due March 2016

Fans and investors alike have been left flat after Nintendo revealed its first smartphone app. The game is called Miitomo and to all intent and purposes looks quite a lot like a lite version of 3DS title Tomodachi Life. It’s a free-to-play game with premium add-ons. Nintendo boss Tatsumi Kimishima …

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Nintendo’s first smartphone game to be announced tomorrow, analyst says

It seems that Nintendo could well announce its first smartphone game tomorrow. The Wii U and 3DS platform holder will tomorrow announce its latest financials, and analyst Serkan Toto says the news will be accompanied by details of the first game to stem from its partnership with DeNA. One day …

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Nintendo’s mobile plans to be announced ‘soon’

It looks like Nintendo’s long-awaited foray into the mobile sector is still on track for the end of the year. VentureBeat reports that DeNA West CEO Shintaro Asako told an audience at GamesBeat 2015 that soon, we should be able to announce the game” adding: I can’t say too much …

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How to make a $10bn mobile game

It is inevitable that there will be a smartphone game that will generate $10bn in the West. That’s the prediction of N3twork’s Neil Young, the former EA exec who set up Ngmoco and sold it to Japanese mobile giant DeNA for $400m. Young is a video games development veteran and …

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DeNA cuts jobs at North American studios

Japanese publisher DeNA has laid of an unspecified but reportedly significant number of employees in the US. Most of the layoffs appear to be from its Vancouver development studio, according toVentureBeat. However, the site’s sources also suggest the firm has laid off dozens” from its San Francisco office as well. …

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