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Nintendo has started bringing its titles to iOS with Super Mario Run, Fire Emblem Heroes, and Animal Crossing. There is speculation that the company may be working on bringing The Legend of Zelda to iOS as well.

Nintendo was founded in 1889 and originally made playing cards. Now the company is famous for its iconic titles like Mario, Pokémon, and The Legend of Zelda.

The company’s latest console is the Nintendo Switch, which has received positive reviews. The company is also now more focused on bringing its titles to mobile operating systems like iOS and Android.

Nintendo Stories October 25

More Nintendo game controllers can now be used with iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV

One unexpected bonus from yesterday’s updates is that more Nintendo game controllers can now be used with iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV …

Nintendo Stories August 31

In March, Nintendo announced that Dragalia Lost, an action RPG game, was going to be shut down after four years of availability. At the time, the company only said it would be discontinued later this year, and now Nintendo has confirmed the end-of-service date.

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Nintendo Stories July 26

Nintendo on Tuesday released an update to its Nintendo Switch Online app, which lets Nintendo Switch owners access game-specific services, find online friends, and use voice chat during online matches through a smartphone or tablet. With the update, users can finally send friend requests directly from the app.

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Nintendo Stories June 22

Nintendo Switch owners will soon have to make sure they’re running the latest version of iOS on their iPhones and iPads, at least if they want to continue having access to the Nintendo Switch Online app. The Japanese game company will no longer support older iPhone and iPad models in its app.

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Nintendo Stories March 22

Today, Nintendo announced that it will shut down another mobile game. Dragalia Lost is set to come to an end by July of 2022. Although the company doesn’t disclaim when the game will be gone from the App Store, there’s already a date when the latest content update will be available.

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Nintendo Stories November 1, 2021

Nintendo officially discontinues Dr. Mario World game for iOS devices

Two years after its launch, Nintendo has officially shut down the Dr. Mario World game for iOS devices. This is another game that the Japanese company discontinued after just a few years.

Nintendo Stories October 28, 2021

When Nintendo announced that their next collaboration with Niantic Labs was going to be Pikmin-branded, I was surprised. The Pikmin brand isn’t well-known outside of deeply passionate circles of Nintendo fans. But I think that’s about to change with Pikmin Bloom, the latest Nintendo mobile game that hit the App Store today in the United States.

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Nintendo Stories September 14, 2021

It’s been almost five years since Nintendo released the Nintendo Switch. As it readies the new model coming up next month, the company finally addressed a long wish from its users: the ability to connect AirPods and other Bluetooth headphones to the console.

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Nintendo Stories August 20, 2021

You can now play ‘Super Mario 64’ in a web browser on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Previously spotted by Nintendo Life, you can now play the iconic Super Mario 64 inside a web browser on almost any device, including your Apple products. The website stems from a GitHub project called the “Super Mario 64 decomp project.”

Nintendo Stories July 28, 2021

Mamma mia! Nintendo announced today that it’s killing another mobile game. Dr. Mario World, which launched two years ago, will be discontinued on November 1, 2021, at 6 a.m. (UTC).

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Nintendo Stories March 22, 2021

It’s been five years since the release of Pokémon Go, the augmented reality game created from a partnership between Nintendo and Niantic that has become a huge worldwide success. Now the two companies are teaming up again to develop a new AR title of the Pikmin franchise for mobile platforms.

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Nintendo Stories July 20, 2020

Mario Kart Tour for iPhone and iPad will finally add support for landscape mode in an update being released tomorrow. Once this update is available, you’ll be able to play Mario Kart Tour in landscape orientation, with a new set of controls to match.

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Nintendo Stories November 18, 2019

Nintendo seems to be increasingly seeking to make money from in-app subscriptions in its iOS and Android mobile games, with Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp the latest example.

The company previously offered a Gold Pass for Mario Kart Tour

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Nintendo Stories September 25, 2019

Nintendo today officially released Mario Kart Tour for iOS. The app is a free download with in-app purchases and subscriptions, and initial indications are that the game is popular among early adopters.

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Nintendo Stories July 9, 2019

Update: Dr. Mario World is now available for iOS and Android a day early as a free download from the App Store and Google Play Store.

Nintendo announced today that Dr. Mario World will launch for iOS and Android on July 10th. First announced in January, Nintendo touted that the “action puzzle” game would be released globally during the summer of 2019.

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Nintendo Stories March 7, 2019

If you want to play PS4 games on your iPhone and iPad, you can now do so officially. More than four years after launching the PS4 Remote Play on Sony’s own Xperia smartphones, the company has finally created an iOS version of the app …

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Nintendo Stories January 31, 2019

After announcing this morning that it was slightly delaying the release of Mario Kart for iOS, Nintendo has now revealed another mobile game coming this year. The company says that it will release Dr. Mario World for iOS and Android sometime this summer…

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A year ago to the day, Nintendo announced that a Mario Kart iPhone game was under development, and would be released ‘some time in the next 13 months’ – or by February of this year.

A mobile version of a Mario Kart game is already available on the Nintendo Switch (above) …

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Nintendo Stories June 27, 2018

Nintendo last month launched a brand new game for the Switch – Pokémon Quest – and told us that it would be coming to iOS sometime in June.

The game is now live in the App Store …

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Nintendo Stories May 29, 2018

The Pokémon Company has made a pair of announcements tonight, including a brand new game available now for Nintendo Switch and coming to iOS next month. The game is called Pokémon Quest and is free-to-play…

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Nintendo Stories February 8, 2018

Mario Kart Tour for iOS will be free to try like Super Mario Run

Nintendo officially announced Mario Kart Tour for iOS last week and today we’re hearing that the upcoming game “will be free to start.”

Nintendo Stories November 21, 2017

For those who don’t know me very well, I am an unapologetic Nintendo fanboy. Almost everything they produce is a masterpiece to me. I was even a fan of the poorly-received Wii U and Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild might be the best video game I’ve ever played. So what’s my take on Nintendo’s newly released Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp for iOS so far? It’s only been out for a few hours (one day sooner than expected) and it’s already great although there are a few key downsides to expect.

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Nintendo Stories November 20, 2017

Nintendo’s Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, first expected in March, coming to iOS this week

Nintendo’s second iOS title, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, will be released on Wednesday, the company has announced. It was first expected back in March

Nintendo Stories October 23, 2017

Nintendo teases Animal Crossing for iOS with announcement set for this week

Nintendo today has shared it will reveal details this week about its release for the mobile version of its popular title, Animal Crossing. First expected back in March of this year, Animal Crossing will be the second Nintendo title to come to iOS this year.

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