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Nintendo to use Android, but not in the way you think

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Japan’s Nikkei business newspaper is reporting that Nintendo will release an official Android app to promote its products while also offering mini-games which serve as demos for the full console versions. However it looks like full ports won’t be coming any time soon.

Do the disappointing sales of the Wii U mean Nintendo will finally bring Mario to Android?

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It has been a bad weekend for Nintendo. On Friday the company announced that it expects to make a loss of some $335m for the financial year ending 31 March 2014. It also altered its sales forecast for its Wii U games console. Originally Nintendo estimated it would sell 9 million Wii U units but it has now cut its forecast by nearly 70% to 2.8 million units. The company also reduced the sales forecast for its 3DS console from 18 million to 13.5 million units. As a result of this bad news industry analysts have renewed calls for Nintendo to release its games…

Roundup: Android gaming consoles and controllers

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by 1 year ago
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Like many other Android fans, you love a good game. Whether it be a simple puzzle game or an all-out RPG, you love spending your free time playing Android games. With over 700,000 options on the Play Store, Android gaming is for real. The question is, which is the best way to play them? We’ll round up a few of the bigger players and most popular options.

Will the Nintendo Wii U feature Android integration?

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by 2 years ago
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Mobile communication is a truly dynamic field. In just a few short years, we’ve witnessed rapid improvements in  processors, displays, OS, and networking technology, pushed by ever-increasing demand. With our enthusiasm directed primarily towards mobile tech, it often slips my mind that there are other areas where technology evolves at breakneck speed. Gaming consoles are also going from strength-to-strength, starting from the venerable NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) and Nintendo Gameboy, and evolving into the computing powerhouses that are the modern Nintendo Wii, Xbox Kinect, and PlayStation 3. It would be a dream come true if these amazing technologies (mobile systems and…

Smartphone Gaming Gets Physical with TheO

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by 2 years ago
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Now here’s a chance to play with your smartphone using a real ball, Wii-style, with Physical Apps’ latest development, TheO. Unveiled at the Toy Fair 2012 in New York, TheO is a smartphone accessory that is the size of a soccer-ball which allows users to play smartphone games physically.