"Nintendo may soon launch game demos and advertising efforts on smartphones and tablets."
Interesting bit of news. It would be an interesting strategy with the number of phone users out there. Having small apps or mini versions of their popular games available to smartphone / tablet users could work wonders. Would help drive interest towards the main hardware (3DS / Wii U).
Cool and Interesting!
This should be interesting!
The real news here Nintendo is about to start making .99-15$ games.....no way they will aim for 30$+ on mobile If they are going to do this why not go multiplat....more money in it I would think
They're using mobile apps as advertisements, I.e. free mini games with as much gameplay as their official site
Oh the normal console game creators approach to mobile.....nothing new, I was thinking actual games
Lol no, Iwata would rather jump from the top of the Empire State Building XD
So basically they'll use apps to market their games just like about every damn publisher out there
Why are so many comments saying it's interesting?
Maybe its their tablet. :)
I'd rather they address their situation in the console field instead of moving into a market that so many gamers seem to despise.
Relax its most likely a Miiverse IOS app. Nintendo announced it a while ago around the same time they said Miiverse would be available on PC one day.
You need a NNID which can only be created on Wii U and 3DS.
Curious how far they would go with this. Would we see simple games made in bite size portions for example, Mario or Pokemon, to garner more interest and potential customers to their handhelds and console, or would they actually be releasing full games on there (possibly) at the same time as the 3DS? More than anything it's probably more like companion apps, but I am curious to find out nonetheless.
This is nothing new. They talked about this in an interview not too long ago. They're not releasing or developing any full fledged game for mobile devices. They're going to be companion apps and mini games to accompany the bigger releases on their other devices.
I see, then it is just like what Sony, MS and third party developers are doing with some of their games. Nothing wrong with that, as it is a natural progression of where the industry is going towards.
why not put miiverse on mobile phone.
That's..... actually a good idea.
I am disappointed....
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