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Firm: 'Super Mario Run' Beat 'Pokémon GO' In Day One Downloads With A Massive Total

Posted on 12/16 18:17 in Deals | 0

We've got some numbers to go along with that now: according to intelligence firm Apptopia, Super Mario Run saw 2,850,000 downloads on day one, as compared to Pokémon GO, which saw 900,000 downloads on day one.This shouldn't be terribly surprising, as Super Mario Run received the full force of Nintendo's promotion.

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Nintendo Was Right To Not Make 'Super Mario Run' Free-To-Play

Posted on 12/17 18:34 in Deals | 0

Despite huge day-one download statistics and a positive reception by gamers and the press, Super Mario Run has not been met with a corresponding stock bump for Nintendo.Certainly the hype surrounding the retro micro-console and Super Mario Run have put Nintendo in the headlines.

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'Super Mario Run' Is A Success In Japan And Has Also Avoided A Major Monetization Pitfall

Posted on 12/17 19:00 in Deals | 0

Much like in other countries, Super Mario Run has managed to shoot its way up the iOS charts in Japan but what is interesting is how it has also avoided a major monetization pitfall that is prevalent here.In addition, 6 worlds with 4 levels each is double what we got with games like Super Mario Land on the original Game Boy.

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Why Nintendo's $10 'Super Mario Run' Price Point Was A Mistake

Posted on 12/19 16:04 in Deals | 0

Color me unsurprised, but I guessed the debate about Nintendo pricing Super Mario Run at $10 was going to continue after release, and it most certainly has.While I can see that angle, looking at Super Mario Run’s (frankly insane) 50,000 user reviews, where half of them are one star, I’m not sure I agree.

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'Super Mario Run' Review: One Step Forward

Posted on 12/19 17:18 in Deals | 0

Super Mario Run released on iOS to great fanfare, scoring millions of downloads and day one and buzzing through the video game industry.This looks and feels like a Mario game ported to a new platform.

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'Super Mario Run' Is A Huge Success But The Markets Are Reacting Negatively To The Game

Posted on 12/20 19:30 in Deals | 0

Since the launch of Super Mario Run, the game has gone on to top the global charts.Yet, the markets have responded to this obvious success in a bizarrely negative manner.

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Nintendo Just Learned That Mario Doesn't Equal Sales

Posted on 12/20 23:49 in Deals | 0

Super Mario Run was released on December 15th after buzz, on-stage Apple conference announcement and multiple ads all bestowing the old, beloved Mario was back.Firstly, we (and Wall Street) had inflated expectations based on the success of Pokemon GO and the old love there is for Mario.

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Nintendo Made One Big Mistake With 'Super Mario Run'

Posted on 12/21 13:01 in Deals | 0

I've been enjoying Super Mario Run quite a bit, and I didn't even mind paying ten bucks for the mobile 'endless runner' from Nintendo.You can read Paul's piece here, and read why I think the game makes sense as a premium title here.

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'Super Mario Run' Is A F2P Game Crammed Awkwardly In A Paid Game's Shell

Posted on 12/23 17:33 in Deals | 0

My theory is that once upon a time, Super Mario Run was partially designed as a F2P title, but ultimately Nintendo made the call to make it a paid game instead.Here are a few questions I have about the current state of Super Mario Run: - Why do Rally tickets exist at all?

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Fifty Word Review: Super Mario Run

Posted on 12/28 00:38 in Deals | 0

Super Mario Run Is Coming To Ios On December 15 The first-ever Super Mario game for mobile phones looks and feels like a real Mario game should, except our hero plumber is constantly in motion, and the player controls him with simple touches.The game is a little short, but well designed, fun when you're on the go, and worth the purchase.

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Is 'Super Mario Run' A Sexist Game?

Posted on 12/31 17:59 in Deals | 0

In this case, the game is Nintendo's first major mobile title, Super Mario Run, and the author is the New York Times' Chris Suellentrop, who writes: Super Mario Run begins, as does almost every Super Mario title, with Princess Peach becoming a hostage who must be rescued by Mario.The problem with this argument is that Super Mario Run does, in fact, try.

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Mario Kart Is Coming To Nintendo Switch

Posted on 01/13 07:02 in Deals | 0

People who were children, teenagers or young adults during the 90s probably hold the original Mario Kart in a very special place.Well, get ready, because a new Mario Kart is coming on April 28 to Nintendo's just-announced new console, the Switch (which hits stores on March 3 in North America, Hong Kong and various other regions).

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Super Mario Odyssey is launching holiday 2017 for Nintendo Switch

Posted on 01/14 20:45 in More | 0

We're not sure what happened to all the earlier rumours of the game being a sure fire launch game, but here's the new info direct from Nintendo."This is the first sandbox game that allows Mario to fully explore his world since Super Mario 64 on Nintendo 64 and Super Mario Sunshine on Nintendo GameCube," says Nintendo.

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Nintendo Switch release date, price, games and what's in the box

Posted on 01/14 20:45 in More | 0

Whilst Nintendo UK doesn't set pricing for retailers, it did confirm that the price on its Nintendo Official UK Store is £279."Nintendo Switch is a brand-new kind of home gaming system that offers a wide variety of play modes," said Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima.

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Nintendo Switch Release Date, Price, Game Line-Up Announced

Posted on 01/14 20:56 in More | 0

We’re right on the heels of the Nintendo Switch’s full reveal, and already waiting for that March 3 Nintendo Switch Release date.The Nintendo Switch has taken the next step, from tangibility to playability.

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Paper Mario: Color Splash Review

Posted on 01/22 13:07 in More | 0

Paper Mario may have taken the torch from Super Mario RPG with its first two entries, but later titles strayed further and further from the formula.Super Paper Mario was a platformer for all intents and purposes, and Sticker Star took a different approach altogether.

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Animal Crossing mobile game delayed

Posted on 01/31 10:54 in More | 0

A planned Animal Crossing game for mobile devices will no longer be released during Nintendo's current financial year which ends March 31.Nintendo said the game has been pushed into the next financial year - beginning April 1 - to make room for the launches of Fire Emblem Heroes on February 2 and the March launch of Super Mario Run on Android devices.

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Pokemon Duel is the Best Smartphone Game by Nintendo, So Why is Nobody Talking About it?

Posted on 02/08 18:00 in More | 0

Then, recently, Nintendo dropped Super Mario Run, a runner game starring Nintendo's main man, Mario.And just recently, the world was introduced to Fire Emblem Heroes, a mini-bite sized version of Fire Emblem featuring heroes from every game, taking part in four on four battles.

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