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Nintendo's Sad Struggle for Survival - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. The Japanese video-game giant Nintendo has had a rough decade. Ten years ago, the company was riding high on the commercial and cultural success of the Wii, its ...and more »

How Super Mario became a global cultural icon - The Economist

THE izakaya has a name, but it cannot be published. Its location is a closely guarded secret. Entry is restricted to members—celebrities, media types and otaku, a particularly devoted kind of pop-culture geek. They do not come for the food, though it ...and more »

Let's-a-Go: The Physics of Jumping in Super Mario Run - WIRED

But there's a new game out—Super Mario Run on iOS and Android. This is a great chance to take another look at the physics of Mario. Video Analysis. The best way to get data from a video game is to first capture the action and then use video analysis ...and more »

'Super Mario Run' has blown away 'Pokemon Go' in its first few days, analysts say - Business Insider

"Super Mario Run" is out on iOS devices, and though some Apple users seem to be upset over the fact that you have to actually buy the game, Nintendo's first big foray into mobile gaming appears to have been mildly successful thus far. As this chart ...and more »

Super Mario Run breaks records with 40 million downloads in its first 4 days - TechCrunch

Nintendo has confirmed what we all knew was likely – Super Mario Run got a lot of downloads at launch. The company says that the app was downloaded over 40 million times during its first four days on the App Store, which breaks records for Apple's ...and more »

Super Mario Run Reaches 40 Million Downloads in 4 Days - IGN

By Jordan Sirani Super Mario Run was downloaded 40 million times in its first four days, Nintendo revealed this morning. According to Nintendo, Mario's mobile debut was the "the fastest in App Store history" to reach the milestone, and was at the top ...and more »

How to unlock all playable characters in Super Mario Run - Polygon

We've already written about how to unlock Toad as a playable character, but how do you get the other four — Luigi, Peach, Toad, Toadette and Yoshi? Princess Peach. Peach is the easiest to unlock because you don't actually have to do anything extra to ...and more »

Beware: Android Super Mario Run is Actually Malware; Don't Download It - Hack Read

Super Mario game is loved by all, elders, adults and young ones alike. The game has been released on iOS but not on Android OS, yet. Android device owners have been waiting anxiously for the game to be released so that they could enjoy it while on the ...and more »

'Super Mario Run' for iPhone reaps 40 million downloads amidst fears from investors - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

Reviews of "Super Mario Run" are apparently causing turmoil with Nintendo stockholders, with the stock seeing about a 10 percent drop since release, despite the company releasing a statement praising the game's performance in less than a week of ...and more »

Super Mario Run sees 37 million downloads, $14 million in revenue in first 3 days - TechCrunch

Nintendo's investors haven't been happy with the performance of the new iPhone game, “Super Mario Run,” which has led to falling share prices over concerns with the game's payment model. However, the game has still eked out a respectable share of ...and more »