There’s an interesting debate going on in the analyst community about whether Nintendo should make games for smartphones and tablets, specifically for iOS.
No. Nintendo just need a new unique hardware like what they did with Wii
Just no. Then again, Apple might just buy them and keep making Nintendo games.
Doesn't Nintendo of America own an American Major League Baseball team, would cost a lot of money to buy nintendo out.
I don't know, I think Mario or Zelda on an iPhone just wouldn't work for me somehow.
It works perfectly fine on an Android smartphone so I don't see why not? ;)
Super mario 64 runs fine on my GS2.
If the 3DS and the next handheld keep selling at the rate they are right now? Never. While Nintendo does love money (like everyone) they realize that once they develop games for non-Nintendo devices it'll likely ruin the entire hardware part of the company (why buy a Nintendo console when you can just play the games on your iPhone? Besides soon they'll just develop for Xbox, right?) and they'll become just another EA or Activision, or worse another Square Enix, Capcom, or Sega--all of which have been going through awful times recently.
No if they did anything mobile they should create there own platform and then leave the core games for their handhelds.
how many times is this article going to be on n4g.
No because then people would just buy their games on smart phones and not buy their handhelds. Putting Nintendo games on smart phones would kill the handheld market.
But if they sell those games they'll still be making money don't you agree? ;) So either way they win
No they shouldn't but iOS (developers) is more than welcome to design games for Nintendo.
Im sick of these stupid article questions especially stupid questions like this one. Go to some smartphone gaming forum or smartphone news aggregate site you will get more agrees than this site. Im downvoting this crap.
Doing so would devalue their brand.
No, but they should port some of their older games, like from the NES to N64 era to make a quick buck. As far as making brand new games specifically for the IOS market, they should never do that.
hell no, just focus on 3ds
I don't think they should but maybe having someone port some of their NES and SNES games to mobile could bring in some really nice profits.
I honestly believe it won't be long until Nintendo does release games to mobile platforms.
Sony only did it cause someone else was paying to make the game
Why are all these sites jumping on this insane notion that Nintendo should make iOS games? Why is this question only relevant to Nintendo? Especially since their mobile gaming device is selling very well. Nintendo doesn't have to make games for the iOS, why should they? It would cannibalize their sales for their 3DS and ...2DS.
Nintendo will never make games for platforms they dont own, they make enough money to stay exclusive.
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! !!!! hell no. WHY? they have a little thing called DS handhelds why would they get involved with touch screen only crap. Mobile games fit a neach in the market they are not competition to handhelds. anybody that thinks mobile games are anywhere the quality of handheld games are NOT gamers
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