Mario is coming to the iPhone and iPad

Nintendo legend Shigeru Miyamoto showed up on the Apple stage today to reveal Super Mario Run, an iOS game starring everyone’s favorite red-hatted plumber. Super Mario Run is the first Nintendo title to launch as a stand-alone smartphone game, aside from the social-focused app Miitomo. It’s due to hit iOS in December, and you can sign up to be notified …

Nintendo loses a little piece of its identity with ‘Super Mario Run’

Today, Nintendo announced Super Mario is going mobile — Super Mario Run will launch on iOS and Android before the end of the year. We knew the company was making more content for smartphones, but for long-time Nintendo fans, this announcement still feels like a shock. For years, Satoru Iwata rallied hard against bringing Nintendo characters to the small screen. …