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After a Great Start, Super Mario’s Growth Rate Starts Showing Signs of Decline

24 Dec super-mario-run-990x557

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Super Mario finally appears to be losing some of its steam. The game, which received a huge reception when it was first launched a week ago on iOS devices, is showing signs of having run through its first wind. According to data coming from analytics firms, game downloads have started decreasing in numbers. (more…)

Super Mario Run Downloaded 40 Million Times in 4 Days: Nintendo

23 Dec super-mario-run-990x557

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

There has been quite a lot of data coming in from various sources regarding the number of downloads for Super Mario Run. This unprecedented interest in the performance of the app stems from comparisons being drawn between Pokemon Go and Super Mario Run. Well, Nintendo has finally released the official figures for the game. (more…)

Super Mario Run Nets $14 million in Revenue in First 3 Days, Still Unable to Reach Expectations

22 Dec super-mario-run-990x557

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Super Mario Run has been attracting a lot of publicity of late. Of course, it is a game that is literally loaded with Nostalgia. However, another reason behind this publicity is the fact that it has been generating quite a lot of comparisons with Pokemon Go. After the latter’s huge success, everyone has been waiting to see if Super Mario Run will be able to break the records that have been set. (more…)

Super Mario Beats Pokemon Go in Day One Downloads

19 Dec super-mario-run-990x557

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Well, records are certainly meant to be broken and even when the bar is so high that you can’t see it, someone is going to set it even higher, eventually. After the huge and unprecedented success received by Pokemon Go, who would have thought that the records set by it won’t even survive the year. Well, that is the case and Super Mario has just trampled upon one of those records. (more…)

ICYMI, Nintendo Switch and Super Mario Run Debuted on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

10 Dec 3167098-jimmy-990x558

By Dhruv Chopra, The Tech Portal

It was reported not too long ago that Nintendo of America president and CEO Reggie Fils-Aimé would be making an appearence on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to promote his company’s upcoming mobile Mario game, Super Mario Run. (more…)

Pokemon Go to Make a Swooping Return with a Major December Update, Adding New Pokemons and Player Battles

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By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Pokemon Go was all the rage when it first debuted in July of this year but the popularity and interest for this gaming phenomenon tanked at a tremendous pace. The primary reason for the same being the lack of a wider variety of Pokemon, an exchange mechanism, and better gym fighting experience. (more…)

Video Game Publishers Launch Website Attacking Voice Actor Union Strike

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By Dhruv Chopra, The Tech Portal

A massive coalition of the biggest video game publishing companies which includes the likes of Activision, Disney, Electronic Arts, and Take-Two have officially launched a website at sagaftravideogames.com which criticises the SAG-AFTRA union that represents striking voice and motion capture actors as a form of retaliation towards the currently on going strike. (more…)

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Announces Fantastic Beast: Cases From The Wizarding World for Mobile Devices

18 Oct fb_key-art_003-11

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced Fantastic Beasts: Cases From The Wizarding World, a new hidden objects mobile game inspired by the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films. Launching on November 17, 2016, a day before the theatrical release of Warner Bros. Pictures’ highly anticipated new filmFantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the game will be available for download on the App Store for iPhone and iPad and Google Play for Android devices. (more…)

Digital Gaming Generates $6.1B This August, Courtesy No Man’s Sky and Pokemon Go

3 Oct video-games-1136042_960_720

By Mir Juned Hussain, The Tech Portal

The gaming industry is among one of the fastest growing and the most heavily invested sectors of this era. Worth around almost $100 billion annually, the industry is becoming more digitalized than ever. According to a new report by intelligence firm SuperData Research, digital game sales reached a whopping $6.1 billion in August, exhibiting a staggering increase of 11 percent year-over-year. (more…)

Pokémon Go Is Heading towards China and South Korea: Tsunekazu Ishihara

22 Sep Screenshot-11-768x432

By Mir Juned Hussain, The Tech Portal

It’s been a while since the GPS-based game has been out in the wild, yet Pokémon Go hasn’t managed to reach all the major markets yet. This seem to have become the primary focus of the game developers now though. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, The Pokémon Company president and Chief Executive Officer Tsunekazu Ishihara said that the highly popular, AR based mobile game will soon be hitting China and South Korea. (more…)