pple has announced Nintendo will be launching a Mario game on iOS called Super Mario Run. As the name implies, the game is an autorunner in which Mario automatically sprints from left to right, but players need to tap the screen to make him jump over gaps and collect coins.
After revealing a worldwide release date for its NX gaming console, Nintendo has announced the delay of its upcoming Legend of Zelda game, now scheduled to release on both Wii U and NX in 2017. The company confirmed that the game will be its only playable title at E3 this year, "in order to provide attendees a complete immersion."
Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess may be getting a high-definition release on the Wii U, according to some user discoveries. As reported by Eurogamer, a fan had discovered a shop icon for Twilight Princess in the backend of the Wii U eShop.
The first two games announced for NX, the next games console from Nintendo, have been revealed as Dragon Quest X and Dragon Quest XI.
Satoru Iwata, president of Nintendo, passed away on Saturday due to ongoing health complications. He was 55 years old.
The exact show schedule is as of yet unknown, but is likely to follow the same pattern as in previous years, with Monday being dedicated to big press conferences and show open occurring on Tuesday at noon through 6:00 pm. On Thursday, the show traditionally closes early at 5:00 pm to allow for teardown.
Nintendo President Satoru Iwata said at a press conference that the company is thinking about a new company structure, commenting after Nintendo lowered its sales forecasts for its Wii U and 3DS systems. It expects to see a 25 billion yen net loss.