The Kyoto-based company will buy a 5 percent stake in unlisted Cygames, known for its blockbuster Granblue Fantasy game, for an undisclosed amount.
Nintendo's Super Mario Run was launched in December 2016 to iOS and later brought to Android in March 2017 but was never updated with new content.
Japan's Nintendo Co Ltd on Wednesday said it swung to a profit in the first quarter, beating analyst estimates, due to strong demand for its Switch console.
Apple said downloads have grown over 70 percent over the past 12 months, fueled by hit games like Pokemon Go and Super Mario Run.
It’s happened at last, Nintendo has brought Super Mario Run to Android. The game first debuted on iOS last year to a mixed response.
Speculations that famed game Super Mario Run is coming to Android phones are set to end soon - it will be available in March.
Japan's Nintendo Co Ltd on Wednesday said it plans to release two or three smartphone games every year in the hope of stabilizing earnings still highly dependent on its volatile games console business.
Thanks to Pokémon Go, Nintendo is finally making a profit, but the year ahead still looks grim: Report
Japanese videogames maker Nintendo Co Ltd on Tuesday said revenue from its nascent mobile gaming division helped it book its first profit in four quarters, but blunted the announcement with a one-third cut to its full-year outlook.
Japan's Nintendo said it will release an Android version of its Super Mario mobile game in March following the launch of Super Mario Run for Apple Inc's iPhone in December. The Japanese company announced the planned launch on its Twitter feed.
Apps are about to get much costlier in India because Apple is planning to raise the price of apps on the App Store from Rs 60 per dollar to Rs 80 per dollar.
Super Mario Run registrations finally open up on Android, but we wonder how many will actually buy it
Super Mario Run is Nintendo’s first, official game on mobile (Pokémon Go is just licensed Nintendo IP) and it’s not done as well as Nintendo expected.
I waited years to see Mario on iOS, now I'll just have to wait a few more till Nintendo ups its game
Nintendo’s baby, Super Mario Run has gotten off to a rocky start.
Such is the power of Nintendo nostalgia that Super Mario Run has crossed the 40 million downloads mark in just 4 days.
Come on, Nintendo! You can’t possibly convince me that Super Mario Run offers more than Minecraft.
Did you know that Mario was originally named ‘Mr. Video’?
Make no mistake, this is a con job. An irritatingly brainless title pushed out at a premium price in an effort to leech some money.
Super Mario Run has had a stellar debut on the App Store, but Nintendo’s investors are still wary. At last report, Nintendo’s stocks have fallen by around 5 percent.
Super Mario Run's design and high asking price don’t seem to be sitting well with gamers, as you can well see
I installed Super Mario Run, and just seeing Mario’s cheeky little face smiling at me from my iPhone is a kind of pleasure that I can’t describe.
According to an official release by Nintendo, Super Mario Run will be available for download from 15 December. It will be compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch running iOS 8.0 and above.