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Nintendo to release 2-3 mobile games per year

Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima has revealed more details about Nintendo’s future mobile strategy, stating the company plans to release multiple games each year going forward. Speaking at an investor Q&A session, Kimishima said: "We plan to continue releasing two to three titles per year that consumers can enjoy as Nintendo’s …

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OPINION: Pokémon Go is no Nintendo game, but it proves its smartphone strategy right

It’s actually a little unfair to discuss Pokmon in relation to Nintendo’s fortunes. For starters, it’s The Pokmon Company – not Nintendo – that operates the brand, while the independent studio Game Freak is the series’ primary developer. Pokmon Go isn’t some triumphant return for the franchise, either. Because it …

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Miitomo decline proves downloads alone are not enough

Strong week one downloads aren’t enough to guarantee long-term success for your mobile title – that’s the conclusion of a new analysis by SurveyMonkey Intelligence that looks into the launch and subsequent decline of Miitomo. The data compares the social game to King’s Candy Crush Jelly Saga and Supercell’s Clash …

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Miitomo smashes 10m downloads globally

More than 10m people worldwide have signed up to Miitomo,Nintendo’s first foray into the mobile games space. This was announced as part of the platform holder’s financial report today – the firm also announced this news via Twitter (below). Nintendo has also revealed that over 300 million conversations have taken …

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Miitomo has been downloaded 3m times

Nintendo has revealed just how well its first foray into the mobile gaming space is doing. The platform holder took to Twitter (below) to announce that Miitomo has been downloaded three million times worldwide. This follows the app’s launch in the UK and American markets yesterday (March 31st). Miitomo was …

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Nintendo UK boosts PR and marketing teams following senior departures

Nintendo has made two major hires to its UK team, following the departures of senior marketing and PR executives last year. Matthias Hempfling has joined as marketing and PR director, and Kalpesh Tailorhas come on-board as head of communications. Both join from Nintendo’s European head office in Frankfurt. In 2015, …

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Miitomo arrives in the UK this week

Nintendo’s first foray into the world of smartphone gaming will be available in the UK this Thursday (March 31st). Those who have already registered for a Nintendo Account should have received an email informing them of the upcoming launch. The title will launch in the US on the same day. …

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Miitomo passes 1m downloads

Nintendo’s first foray into the world of smartphone gaming is off to a decent start. Since its release in Japan on March 17th Nintendo’s Miitomo app has already been downloaded over 1m times, claiming the top spot in Japan’s free iOS app charts, Bloomberg reports. Shares in Nintendo jumped 8.2 …

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Miitomo will have microtransactions

Nintendo has confirmed that its free debut smartphone app will offer microtransactions. Pre-registration for social app Miitomo went live today. The platform holder has revealed that some items in the game, such as avatar clothing, can be obtained with Miitomo coins. These can be earned in game or purchased with …

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