Miitomo

Here’s Why Nintendo Dropped Mario for ‘Animal Crossing’ for Mobile

Nintendo announced last week that it will be releasing two more games this fall targeting smartphone users, based on the popular “Fire Emblem” and “Animal Crossing” franchises. However, Mario fans have been wondering why the company has not announced a smartphone port of their favourite character yet. In a special Q&A session with Engadget, president of Nintendo...

Nintendo’s Miitomo Making $40,000 Daily, Surpasses 2.6 Million Downloads

According to SurveyMonkey’s latest intelligence report, Nintendo’s first iOS app Miitomo was downloaded over 2.6 million times during the last week across iOS and Android, and is currently making $40,000 combined per day across the two mobile platforms. Every day last week, the game was downloaded an average of 370,000 times, and currently has 4 million monthly active users (MAU) with...

Nintendo Debuts ‘Miitomo’ iOS App in Japan [First Impressions]

As expected, Nintendo's first ever iOS app ‘Miitomo’ has been released in Japan today, which according to The Wall Street Journal, is actually a social tool with familiar features, such as the option to post comments and add graphics to photos. Similar to Facebook and Snapchat, users can also “heart” each other’s posts. “We believe we created a number of...

Nintendo’s ‘Miitomo’ Mobile App Launches in Japan Next Week

For people in Japan, the anticipation of Nintendo's first smartphone app will be over soon. The company announced today via Twitter that Miitomo, its long-awaited, free-to-play mobile title, is launching in Japan on March 17th. The game is expected to have a major social aspect to it, based around Mii avatar interactions between you and...

Register Now for Nintendo’s Upcoming Smartphone App Debut

Miitomo, Nintendo’s first-ever app for smart devices, is set to launch next month but the company has already opened preregistrations for the app, allowing enthusiasts to sign up and reserve their usernames as well as receive a notification when the app is available for download. Anyone who preregisters for Miitomo by signing up for the new Nintendo...

Nintendo’s First Mobile Title Revealed–and it’s Super Weird

This came a little earlier than anticipated (we weren't expecting it until tomorrow, as reported here, but it's already tomorrow in Japan), and far, far weirder than anticipated too. Nintendo has just revealed the first mobile title in its lengthy partnership with DeNA. Gamers everywhere were incredibly excited for new, original, Nintendo content to hit...