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Nintendo to Launch New Nintendo 2DS XL Portable System on July 28

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The Nintendo 3DS family of systems will soon be adding a new member. (more…)

Nintendo Switch Becomes the Fastest-Selling Video Game System in Nintendo History

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Nintendo Switch, the new home gaming system that people can also take on the go, has sold faster in its launch month than any other video game system in Nintendo history. (more…)

Super Mario Run Is Officially Coming to Android on March 23

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By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Yes, it official now! Your favorite plumber is coming to your Android smartphone! This morning Nintendo Americatweeted that their first-ever gaming phenomenon ‘Super Mario Run’ will be making its debut on Android next week. The game was initially released only on iOS back in mid-December but is coming to the Google Play Store on March 23. (more…)

Nintendo Is Thinking about Doubling Switch Production over the Next 12 Months

20 Mar nintendo-switch-outsell-wii-u-reggie-fils-aime-990x550

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Nintendo has been having a good run of late. The company has been selling games left and right and now, with the launch of its Switch platform, it is likely to be on cloud number nine. Unsurprisingly, the company is now ramping up production of the platform and is expected to churn out double the number of devices over the next 12 months. (more…)

Pokemon Go Players Tend to Walk about 2,000 Steps Extra on the Daily, Reveals Study

13 Mar pokemon-go-new

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Well, this might come as a surprise (probably not) but researchers carried out a study with 167 Pokemon Go players and revealed that it’s a great practice for your health. This research, presented to the American Heart Association, suggested that the widely popular AR game may help increase a player’s daily step count. It could highly benefit young adults with a sedentary lifestyle or those who’re obese or overweight, it further adds. (more…)

Nintendo Switch Storage Cards Cannot be Transferred between Systems

7 Mar nintendo-switch-outsell-wii-u-reggie-fils-aime-990x550

By Dhruv Chopra, The Tech Portal

Storage choices for Nintendo’s latest console were a topic of controversy long before the release of the Switch. But it seems as though the talk over external storage may persist for some time yet. As it now turns out, storage cards cannot be transferred amongst different Nintendo Switch systems, with any Switch data on a specific card resulting in the card itself being blocked on every other console. (more…)

The Reason Why Mobile Gaming Will be Worth $52 Billion by 2019

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By Kajal Joshi, The Tech Portal

According to analysts at Newzoo, mobiles will not only be the dominant force in the gaming industry in 2019, it will be worth more than $52 billion. Following a 21.3% upswing in 2016, mobile gaming managed to overtake PC and console gaming for the first time thanks an annual revenue haul worth $36.9 billion. (more…)

Nintendo Switch Console Delivered Early to Fan, Uploads Video with First Look at Switch UI

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By Dhruv Chopra, The Tech Portal

Up till now, media outlets have been careful not to show us the inner workings of the Nintendo Switch, its user interface and fluidity. So far, Nintendo has only revealed features such as the console’s main menu, its various touchscreen capabilities, a brief run through of some of the system’s hardware components in an overview video. (more…)

Super Mario Run Conversion Rate around 5%: Nintendo

2 Feb super-mario-run-990x557

By Aditya Srivastava, The Tech Portal

Japanese gaming giant Nintendo has revealed the debut performance of its very ambitious game Super Mario Run, which was released in December, 2016 for Android and iOS platforms. As per the company records, the game has bagged a respectable 78 million global downloads, netting a total of $53 million for Nintendo. (more…)

China May Not Allow Pokémon Go to Land on Its Soil Due to Security Concern

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With global fever for Pokémon Go, launched last year, having begun to subside, Chinese people are still waiting for the chance to play the game, which appears to be increasingly unlikely to happen, at least in the near future, due to Chinese government’s security concern. (more…)