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Nintendo Will Make Smartphone Apps

February 1, 2014


Can we expect a Nintendo game on our smartphone any time soon? Maybe. Maybe not.

At a business presentation in Tokyo, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata said the company will start making smartphone apps, and that gaming could be a part of it.

Nintendo's app will be about showcasing the "value of our entertainment offerings," Iwata said, " thus encouraging more people to participate in Nintendo platforms."

As for games being part of the initiative, Iwata said, "I have not given any restrictions to the development team, even not ruling out the possibility of making games or using our game characters. However, if you report that we will release Mario on smart devices, it would be a completely misleading statement."

You can read Iwata's full talk on smartphone development here.



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Source: T-break Tech (Middle East)


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