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Nintendo’s Miitomo racks up 1.6M downloads in its first 4 days in the U.S.

Nintendo’s mobile debut is going well. 1.6 million people downloaded the publisher’s Miitomo social platform in the U.S. alone from March 31 through April 3, according to industry-tracking firm Sensor Tower. That number includes both iOS and Android, and it doesn’t include the days Miitomo spent at the top of the download chart on both […]

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Miitomo hits No. 1 on U.S. iOS App Store in less than 24 hours

Nintendo has stormed onto mobile, and gamers are eating it up. Miitomo, the publisher’s first smartphone app, is the No. 1 most downloaded game for iPhone and iPad in the United States, according to market-tracking firm Sensor Tower. The social app, which GamesBeat is enjoying, only came out this morning. That means it has rushed to […]

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Miitomo isn’t printing money for Nintendo yet, but investors don’t care

Nintendo’s first mobile game is the most downloaded smartphone application for iOS and Android in Japan, but that isn’t exactly bringing in the big bucks. Miitomo is the 176th highest-grossing iPhone application in Japan today, according to intelligence firm Sensor Tower and market-tracking firm App Annie. On Google Play, the Android app market, Miitomo is way […]

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Miitomo’s fun image-creation tool should fuel discovery of Nintendo’s first mobile app

Nintendo has the most downloaded app in one of the world’s biggest markets for mobile gaming, and it’s easy to see why it’s spreading — thanks to one of its coolest built-in social tools. Miitomo’s built-in Miifoto feature has already caught on with fans of Nintendo’s first mobile app, which is out now in Japan (everywhere else soon). […]

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Nintendo’s Miitomo for iOS tops Japan’s App Store in less than two days

For years, industry watchers speculated that Nintendo could rule mobile if it would only make games for smartphones and tablets. And based on how well Miitomo has done in its first week in Japan, we know have proof that the storied Japanese gaming company is primed to succeed on mobile worldwide. Miitomo hit No. 1 […]

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Nintendo makes big promises about profits for its mysterious NX and smartphone business

The Wii U and 3DS are limping to the end of their console lives, and publisher Nintendo knows it. President Tatsumi Kimishima minimized the importance of both of these aging systems when an investor asked him how his gaming company would return to “Nintendo-like profits.” Instead, the executive pointed to two businesses that have generated zero dollars […]

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Nintendo confirms it will launch its first smartphone game in March

We’re a matter of weeks away from seeing Nintendo software on non-Nintendo devices. The publisher’s first smartphone game is coming in March, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima wrote in an editorial for Japanese newspaper Mainichi Shimbun (via industry analyst Serkan Toto). Kimishima wrote this piece to detail his plans for the company over the next 12 […]

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