90°
Submitted by PSNintyGamer 342d ago | news

Mario, Yoshi, other Nintendo characters now flooding Windows app store

The Windows 8 app market has struggled to gain any real traction, dwarfed by the gigantic iOS and Android app stores. But it does seem to have a secret edge over the larger app markets: a total lack of IP protection! Right now, some of the hottest new apps on Windows are called Mario Jump, Yoshijump and Pokemon Attack. And yes, they do use the popular Nintendo characters from the games we all know and love. The apps seem very odd — the Mario game seems to be combining a photorealistic sky backdrop with 1980s style platforms. Bowser Town Defense features an equally weird graphical style. (Nintendo, PC)

PSNintyGamer  +   343d ago
Expect a press comment from Nintendo soon.
CustardTrout  +   343d ago
We did a story like this on Era's Adventure, basically the guy bought the character thinking the guy he was dealing with was actually able to sell the IP to him; which he wasn't.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
30°

Hyrule Warriors Review | VideoGamer

24m ago - VideoGamer: "Hyrule Warriors is fun, pays decent fan service, and uses the Dynasty Warriors templ... | Wii U
40°

Hyrule Warriors Review | The Best Warriors Game Ever Made [Dealspwn]

24m ago - Dealspwn: "Hyrule Warriors doesn't pretend to be anything that it isn't. It does exactly what it... | Wii U
40°

Alien: Isolation adds a survivor mode, will be released as DLC

34m ago - While Alien: Isolation hasn’t even been released yet, Sega and Creative Assembly have already ann... | PC
20°

Fairy Fencer F Review | PS4 Attitude

48m ago - I’ll be honest, when I first sat down to play Fairy Fencer F, I only managed about an hour. When... | PS3
Ad

Celebrate the new TV season with Filmwatch

Now - With the 2014-2015 TV season right around the corner, come join us on Filmwatch as we celebrate and give all you TV lovers something to enjoy! | Promoted post
40°

Murasaki Baby Review - IGN

58m ago - Throwing little kids face-first into supernatural terror is nothing new for games, but it's hard... | PS Vita