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Nintendo Mario Kart TV is company’s first mobile venture

Nintendo will be releasing a mobile app this month, but if you've been following the company's statements about mobile devices, you'll know not to expect too much. The app, Mario Kart TV, will be a companion utility for Mario Kart 8, but it will be less impressive than companion apps you see for Microsoft Xbox and Sony PlayStation consoles.

Why Nintendo won’t bring Zelda, Mario to mobile

The rise of mobile gaming, both on Android and iOS, has made game developers and publishers start to consider creating new games or porting their existing titles over to smartphones and tablets. One series of titles, however, remains an elusive dream on mobile devices, and Nintendo, who owns popular franchises such as Zelda and Mario, is saying that it's all a matter of business.

Duck Retro Hunt brings nostalgia and 8-bit gaming to Android

Whoa! For everyone that had any sort of childhood or fun in the late 80's and early 90's the game Duck Hunt needs absolutely zero introduction. Irritating dogs laughing at you when your aim is terrible and you can't shoot those beautiful 8-bit ducks. Oh, the memories. Well today we get that same classic 8-bit fun mixed in with some 2013 style augmented reality on Android. Check it out below.

Nintendo Wii U rumors run wild – talks of Android integration

Whoa! This one will need to be almost instantly tossed into the rumor bin but we wanted to toy with the idea for a minute and imagine the possibilities. The Nintendo Wii isn't something we really talk about here, except for modding the Wii-motes for Android usage. Some new reports are hinting that it could very well have Android OS integration, or be completely based around Android.

Android Community Weekly : July 9, 2011

Another week of tech news has come and gone, and in this issue of Android Community Weekly we revisit some rather interesting posts! First off, it’s the 2011 first annual Android Community TABLETPALOOZA! In this first week, we’ll be giving away a free Acer Iconia Tab A500; a winner will be picked every Monday so be sure to sign up soon! Chris Burns was one of the first members of our staff to adopt the new social platform Google+ last week; we finally have our entire team up and running so be sure to add us to your circles!

Nintendo will not develop games for Android

We have been able to play some of the old school Nintendo 64 games on the Android platform before when emulators like n64oid first landed. Some of those emulators are no more today. There was speculation early in the week that Nintendo might actually be making software for the Android platform and for iOS devices. Analysts and investors were so excited by that prospect that the stock in Nintendo grew 4.9%.