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Nintendo announces mobile game 'Dr. Mario World' for iOS and Android

Mashable

Nintendo is releasing yet another game for your phone. The company is set to release its puzzle game Dr. Mario World for iOS and Android devices sometime during the "early summer" of this year, as per an announcement on Thursday. There's not a whole lot of detail yet, aside from the fact that the game will be free to download, but as you can expect, it will come with in-app purchases. Mario puts on the white coat once again in the mobile game Dr. Mario World, targeting an early summer 2019 global release. Dr. Mario World will be initially available in 60 countries, and is a co-development with Nintendo, Japanese internet company LINE Corporation, and mobile game developer NHN Entertainment.


Yes, Nintendo is replacing one of its execs with someone named Bowser

USATODAY - Tech Top Stories

Bowser is the chief nemesis for Nintendo video game icon Mario. He will also soon become one of the video game giant's top executives. On Thursday, Nintendo announced Reggie Fils-Aime, the president and chief operating officer of Nintendo of America, would retire on April 15. Doug Bowser, the division's senior vice president of sales and marketing, will become his successor. "Nintendo owns a part of my heart forever," said Fils-Aime in a statement.


Twitter Loses Its Mind After Learning Mario Has Nipples In 'Super Mario Odyssey'

International Business Times

Thousands of gamers were shocked at the sight of Mario's nipples in the latest update for "Super Mario Odyssey." Fans made the discovery after Nintendo released updates on the game Wednesday through Nintendo Direct, a platform utilized by the gaming company to unveil announcements. A shirtless Mario and his nipples were put on full display as he was on the beach. The big reveal challenged previous thoughts on Mario's nipples. Fans hadn't acknowledged his nipples before because they weren't sure it even existed.


Bowser to take over Nintendo's U.S. division

Washington Post - Technology News

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk famously suggested that there is a high likelihood that humanity is living within a computer simulation. On Thursday, Nintendo offered some evidence to bolster that theory as it announced that Reggie Fils-Aimé will step down in April as president of the company's U.S. division. Bowser serves as senior vice president for sales and marketing at Nintendo of America, and will take over April 15, according to the company. "We will continue to build on [Fils-Aimé's] work to evolve and expand our brand, furthering Nintendo's global mission of creating smiles," Bowser said. On Twitter, Nintendo fans reacted with mock outrage over the sudden takeover of the company by one of its most iconic villains, and with gratitude toward Fils-Aimé, one of Nintendo's most visible officials for the past decade.