The iOS App Store Twitter account over the weekend revealed that the 2007 Nintendo DS game Professor Layton and the Curious Village will be making its way to the App Store in the United States in the near future (via Engadget). Japan received a port of the puzzle game on the iOS App Store and Google Play Store this past June.
Of course, with just a single tweet there isn’t much additional information about the iOS release for the original Professor Layton game in the United States. Given that this will be a direct port of the game, it appears that Professor Layton and the Curious Village will not be one of Nintendo’s mainline apps that are taking established [...]
Video game designer Shigeru Miyamoto wants the gaming industry to stop „nickel-and-diming“ users, and launch games at fixed prices (via Bloomberg).
As long as the upfront prices aren’t too high, such „premium“ games would create a more sustainable business model over the long term, Miyamoto says, seemingly referencing video games across mobile, console, and PC. The Super Mario creator made the comments during the Computer Entertainment Developers Conference on Wednesday in Yokohama, Japan.
“We’re lucky to have such a giant market, so our thinking is, if we can deliver games at reasonable prices to as many people as possible, we will [...]
In the 18 months since Nintendo released Fire Emblem Heroes on Android and iOS devices the game has raked in a total of $400 million worldwide, according to data shared today by Sensor Tower.
That $400 million total includes earnings across both the iOS App Store and the Google Play store, and it’s up from the $300 million the game had earned a year after its launch.
Fire Emblem Heroes allows players to level up popular characters from the well-known Fire Emblem Nintendo game series, engaging in strategic battles as part of an original storyline developed for mobile devices.
According to Sensor Tower, Fire Emblem Heroes is Nintendo and [...]
The Pokémon Company today announced the upcoming launch of Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!, two games designed for the Nintendo Switch.
The two new Pokémon: Let’s Go games are designed to connect to Pokémon Go on the iPhone and other mobile devices and offer many of the gameplay functions that are available in Pokémon Go.
Players will be able to catch Pokémon using Pokémon Go on iOS or Android and then transfer those Pokémon over to the switch. Any of the original 151 Pokémon from the Kanto region can be transferred over to the Switch using Bluetooth.
As demonstrated in the video accompanying the announcement, a [...]