Nintendo announced that it's 'retreating' from the mobile games market.
They’re being dumb about it, that’s why. They really just need to dump the top ten best sellers on the GBA, upscale the resolution (or not, honestly) and they’d make a lot of money without really having to spend a whole lot themselves. I’m sure it wouldn’t be impossible to rework some DS games to work as well. Rework Pokemon SS/HG for phones, sell it for 5-10 bucks and call it a day.
5-10 bucks?? are you INSANE?? Nintendo will sell it at the very least, for 40 bucks. knowing Nintendo.
So why did they sell Super Mario Run for $10 on mobile? Or the Pokemon Crystal, Gold, and Silver which cost $10 individually on the 3DS?
Aren't they releasing a Pokemon MOBA in just a bit. Does this mean Nintendo is not making the games, but allowing 3rd parties to use their IP's to make mobile games
Pokemon is a separate company, only partly owned by Nintendo. And are you referring to Pokemon Quest? That's already out, I've tried it and it's even more lame than Pokemon Go, though I expect it will be a hit with the 6 year olds as it requires no skill at all, even less than Pokemon Go, and that's a pretty low bar.
He’s talking about the newly announced Pokemon Unite.
@Name Last Name Thank you, Pokemon Unite is what I was talking about they just had a Nintendo Direct about it, and it is coming to Switch and Mobile. https://www.youtube.com/wat...
Nintendo is a hardware company thru & thru. The hardware game machines are their bread & butter, unlike Sony & MS. Going mobile means losing their control on hardware profit.
Good because they suck at it. That mario kart was a disgrace.
Mobile competition is stiff, they cant rely on their rip off tactics and profit on a platform they dont own. Stick to selling outdated hardware for premium.
Thats a good thing. Their mobile endeavour were quite bad.
Whats most ironic to me about this is Nintendo didn't make the one game for mobile that I thought would be a no-brainer, which is Mario Golf. I would have bought that in a heartbeat!
Because mobile games are trash
They didn't even try. They released a very small handful of games, and when they didn't rake in serious cash, they call it quits. Lol.
Because ALL mobile games are garbage.
Beacuse all games I tried on mobile phone is lousy. Not Nintendos fault. Maybe make a new phone with joystick and buttons then they can do something...
That seems like giving up free money considering how much of a money maker mobile games are, even subpar mobile games seem to be big money makers.
Yes, I know what they are *actually* talking about. but had to joke: Hah! Does this mean they are abandoning Switch? I view it as an amazing mobile gaming platform with the added benefit of being able to easily connect to a television. Hey, it's either that, or inexcusably anemic hardware. ;-)
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