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News Google Play Votes Mario Kart Tour As One Of The 'Best Casual Games' For 2019
Alongside a Toy Story game
Mario Kart Tour has had a very successful first few months on the road, generating millions of dollars in revenue and even going on to be the most-downloaded free game on the Apple Store this year, despite launching in September. Now, it's getting even more recognition. Google Play has listed the title in its 'Best Casual...
News Mario Kart Tour Is Apple's Most Downloaded Game Of 2019
Nintendo's Mario Kart Tour might have only launched in September, but it's experienced one of the biggest mobile video game releases of 2019. In its first 24 hours of availability, it was downloaded 20 million times and banked $1 million. By the end of the first month, the downloads skyrocketed to 123 millio
News Mario Kart Tour Sets Course For London Next Week
Two new characters appear in the pipe
The next destination for Mario Kart Tour has been revealed, with all of our favourite Mushroom Kingdom racers setting course for rainy old London. The new tour will feature a brand new London-themed track, two new drivers for the game's spotlight pipe, and presumably the usual addition of new karts and gliders...
News Mega Man Joins Forces With Nintendo's Mobile Game Dragalia Lost
Update: New trailer released
Update - Thu 28th Nov, 2019 07:20 GMT: The Nintendo Mobile YouTube channel has shared a "Mega Man Event Intro" video. It includes the backstory, a demonstration of Mega Man in battle and a brief look at Dr. Wily. Original Story - Sun 24th Nov, 2019 10:30 GMT: Capcom's blue bomber Mega Man has most recently appeared in...
News Pink Gold Peach Is Ready To Race In Mario Kart Tour's Limited-Time Winter Event
The winter tour is currently underway in Nintendo's latest mobile release, Mario Kart Tour. Part of this update includes the arrival of the new racer, Pink Gold Peach. This racer is part of the second phase of the update which is available from now until the end of the tour. Apart from Pink Gold Peach, you can also unlock the Wildfire...
News You Can Now Store 3,000 Pocket Monsters In Pokémon GO
New item capacity upgrades as well
One gripe we've had with Pokémon GO since it was released, is that there's never enough storage space for all of the Pokémon you catch and items you obtain. As more updates have been released, it's only become more difficult to store it all. With Niantic adding new Pokémon and items to the popular augmented...
News Mario Kart Tour Celebrates The Festive Season In Its Latest Update
And updates the controls
Lakitu's latest video for Mario Kart Tour has revealed the next big update (out today) is the Winter Tour. This update adds in the Mario Kart DS track DK Pass, three new drivers, new karts and gliders, and updates the control system. Here's a bit about the control update at the 1:30 mark: Now you can steer and drift...
Video Here's What Happens When You Battle Giovanni In Pokémon GO
And the reward you get for beating him
If you've been playing Pokémon GO recently, you'll be more than aware that the pesky Team GO Rocket has infiltrated the game. The man behind all of the chaos is, of course, the notorious Giovanni, and highly experienced players have now started to come up against him in battle. Finding him is a challenge in...
News Turns Out Bandai Namco Helped To Develop Mario Kart Tour
Partnership with Nintendo continues to flourish
It has been revealed that Bandai Namco, the studio famous for series such as Tekken and Pac-Man, had a significant role in the development of Nintendo's recent mobile release, Mario Kart Tour. Bandai Namco has revealed its involvement on its official website, noting that the studio implemented visual...
News Pokémon Masters Dev Team Shares Its Update Plans For November And December
"We hope you look forward to it"
You'd be forgiven for thinking Pokémon GO was the only Pokémon mobile game in existence after banking $3 billion, but there are actually a number of others available. One of them is DeNA's free-to-play title, Pokémon Masters. The game experienced a strong start, with players spending $26 million on the game –...
News Uh Oh, Team Rocket's Giovanni Has Blasted His Way Into Pokémon GO
"The world of Pokémon GO is in peril"
Pokémon GO's current Team Rocket-fueled nightmare has taken another twist today, as a number of Team GO Rocket leaders have infiltrated the game. You'll recognise the star of the show, too, as Pokémon Red and Blue's Giovanni has entered the fray. Team GO Rocket activity has been intensifying over the last...
News Mario Kart Tour's Next Stop Is Paris, Complete With Vacation Peach And Pastry Chef Shy Guy
It won't be long before you find yourself drifting into a brand new country with Mario Kart Tour, as the free-to-start racer is gearing up for a trip to Paris, France. Starting at 10pm PT on Tuesday 5th November (so that's 1am ET / 6am GMT / 7am CET the following morning), Mario and co. will be taking to the streets of Paris for more...
Guide Pokémon GO 'A Colossal Discovery' - Post Event Regigigas Quest Walkthrough and All About Pokémon GO's First Global Premium Event
Ticketed and Free events have now ended - find out about research quest changes and other options
Pokémon GO has held its first global premium event – a paid, ticketed event that could be played anywhere in the world, giving exclusive early and easy access to the legendary Pokémon Regigas and a raft of other perks. Tickets are no longer on sale...
News Mario Kart Tour's Multiplayer Beta Test Starts This December, But You'll Need A Gold Pass To Race
More details to be revealed soon
When Nintendo launched Mario Kart Tour on mobile devices back in September, users quickly noticed the game featured a special Gold Pass subscription – allowing racers to get more in-game rewards. If you didn't think there was enough incentive to sign up previously, Nintendo is now attempting to increase its value...
News Dr. Mario World's Latest Update Adds Donkey Kong And Diddy Kong
Plus new Super Mario assistants
Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong have had done a lot of different things over the years and now they've become qualified doctors. As bananas as this might sound, it's completely normal within the context of the Nintendo mobile game, Dr. Mario World. Following on from the Mario babies not long ago, it only seems fair to...
News Pokémon GO Has Now Surpassed $3 Billion In Lifetime Gross Revenue
And 2019 could be its most profitable year yet
Niantic's augmented reality game Pokémon GO has now surpassed $3 billion in lifetime gross revenue, according to Sensor Tower's Store Intelligence data estimates. There's seemingly no stopping the popular mobile hit that has now been downloaded more than 541 million times since it was launched in 2016,...
News After Losing His Keys, Luigi Is Finally Ready To Race In Mario Kart Tour This Halloween
Update: Nintendo drops new video including Luigi and Time Trials
Update 2 - Tue 22nd Oct, 2019 11:30 BST: Nintendo has posted the above video introducing the Halloween Tour, with the game cheekily being renamed in the opening seconds as 'Luigi Kart Tour'. The video details the arrival of Luigi, King Boo, the Ghost Valley course, plus 'eerie karts...
News Get Ready To Take On Trainers From Around The World In The Pokémon GO Battle League
Arriving early next year
As impressive as Pokémon GO is, one thing that's been missing from it for a long time now is online battles. Player verse player matches are currently limited to local play. Fortunately, that's all set to change early next year. This "core" aspect of the Pokémon universe will be built upon in the popular augmented mobile...
News He Still Can't Get A Spot In Smash, But Waluigi Joins The Roster In Mario Kart Tour
Waluigi Pinball is back!
Ever since Mario Kart Tour launched, fans have been asking, demanding, and praying for the inclusion of Luigi. He was promised to be a playable character but was strangely missing from the starting lineup, so yesterday's big announcement went down well with the green plumber's fan base. Doing what he does best, though,...
News Producers Of Pokémon Masters Outline Future Updates After Disappointing Players
"we would like to provide a more enjoyable experience"
After issuing an apology last Friday for not living up to community expectations, the producers of Pokémon Masters have now published an outline of the game's future updates. This upcoming schedule is built around four areas of focus: insufficient content, lack of appealing rewards,...
Guide Pokémon GO Halloween Event - 2019 Event Info and 'A Spooky Message' Spiritomb Quest Walkthrough
Last Day! Yamask and Cofagrigus Released into the Wild, Darkrai Raids and Adorable Costumes
Since release, Pokémon GO has always featured a Halloween event with plenty of ghostly goings on, and 2019’s event may just be the biggest yet. From 17 October until the 1 November you will be able to catch new Gen 5 Pokémon Yamask, battle the new Gen 4...
News Mario Kart Tour Gets An Update, But It's Not The Multiplayer Fans Are Crying Out For
Badge list, point check feature and more
If you boot up Mario Kart Tour on your smartphone today, you'll notice that the game has been updated to Version 1.1.0. The update brings with it a few new features and fixes "minor issues", but hasn't yet added multiplayer racing. Perhaps the most exciting addition that has arrived is the new badge list. If...
News Colossal Legendary Regigigas Appearing In Pokémon GO EX Raids Next Month
And you can catch it early if you pay
Between 1st to 4th November, Regirock, Regice, and Registeel are reuniting in Pokémon GO. If you haven't already caught these legendaries, the returning raids will give you another chance to add the formidable forces of nature to your Pokédex. The colossal pocket monster Regigigas will also be appearing in EX...
News Pokémon GO Has All Sorts Of Treats Planned For Halloween This Year
More Ghost and Dark types to appear
October is upon us, bringing its usual dreary weather along for the ride, and that means that Halloween is just around the corner. As usual, Pokémon GO will be celebrating the event in style and developer Niantic has now revealed exactly what will be going down. Everything's kicking off from Thursday 17th...
News Pokémon Masters Producer Apologises For Disappointing Players
"It's our intention that this does not happen again"
Since first releasing at the end of August, Pokémon Masters has had a pretty successful time - in terms of downloads and revenue, at least. The game enjoyed the strongest launch month for any mobile Pokémon game since Pokémon GO and
News Niantic's Wayfarer Tool Allows Pokémon GO Players To Nominate And Review Points-Of-Interest
Discover new locations
Ever found yourself in an odd spot or dangerous location while playing Pokémon GO? Perhaps you're just sick of visiting the same old landmarks? Well, Niantic has announced it will soon be rolling out a new tool to help improve the overall experience in its augmented reality games. The "Niantic Wayfarer" will essentially...
News Mario Kart Tour's Diddy Kong Pack Costs £39, The Same Price As Mario Kart 8 Deluxe On Switch
A tough decision
Mario Kart Tour has several things going for it - the racing is decent if not spectacular, it's great seeing all of our favourite Mario stars (except Luigi) racing around on our phones, and the new tracks are fun to explore - but this pricing system is really starting to take the biscuit. As part of the new Tokyo Tour, which has...
Poll Have You Downloaded Mario Kart Tour On Your Mobile Device Yet?
Let us know
Yesterday, Nintendo's latest mobile release Mario Kart Tour got a hefty update, adding 14 new characters and multiple classic courses. The new Tokyo event also went live. It runs for a total of two weeks and gives players the chance to work their way up in the rankings to collect as many Grand Stars as possible. Now that the latest...
News Mario Kart Tour Adds 14 New Characters And Classic Courses, Including Rainbow Road
Rosalina and Bowser Jr. hit the track
At the time of writing, Mario Kart Tour's new Tokyo event has been live for just a couple of hours. As had been previously promised, it brings with it new characters, courses, challenges, and more. You'll find the new event waiting for you if you choose to open up the app; it'll be runn
News Mario Kart Tour Heads To Tokyo This Week With New Courses And Characters On The Way
Here's when it goes live
This week sees the launch of a brand new tour in Mario Kart Tour, with the New York leg that has been present since the game launched being replaced by a brand new Tokyo-based event. Aptly named 'Tokyo Tour', the new two-week event will add new courses, challenges, and characters into the mix. It'll be kicking off from 11pm...
News Dr. Mario World Receives An Update Inspired By Super Mario Galaxy
Fight virus alongside Dr. Luma and Dr. Rosalina
How would you feel about a star-like creature operating on you? Well, whether you like it or not, Luma is now officially qualified to practice in Dr. Mario World on mobile. Dr. Luma is joined by Dr. Rosalina, which is rather fitting, considering how both characters first appeared in the Super Mario...
News Mario Kart Tour's Second New York Tour Adds New Cups, Challenges And More
Ready to jump back in?
If you've been enjoying Mario Kart Tour on your smartphone over the last few days, you'll be pleased to know that the New York Tour Part 2 is now underway. Those adorable Toads have been finishing up their construction of some brand new cups for you to check out, so you might want to head on back into the app to see what's...
News Pokémon Masters Just Had The Strongest Launch Month For A Mobile Pokémon Game Since GO
With a cool $33 million spent by players
The latest mobile effort from The Pokémon Company, Pokémon Masters, has had an impressive opening month on the market, becoming the best-performing title in its debut month since the behemoth that was - and still is - Pokémon GO. According to data gathered by Sensor Tower, the game
News Pokémon GO Players Can Now Dress Up As Bulbasaur, Charmander And Squirtle
Hoodies and backpacks available now
Pokémon GO may well be full of Generation 5 monsters at the moment with the introduction of some of Pokémon Black and White's finest, but these new cosmetic items are perfect for those who can't resist the nostalgia of the original critters. Available to purchase within the game's store as we speak are these...
News Dragalia Lost Generated $106 Million In Player Spending In First Year
Only Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem have earned more
You could argue that Dragalia Lost felt like one of the least-Nintendo Nintendo games to be released by the Japanese giant when it burst onto the scene last year. Despite originally being strongly against working on mobile game development, Nintendo realised that there was potential in releasing...
News Mario Kart Tour Downloaded 20 Million Times On Release Day
And it banked $1 million
Mario Kart Tour really is racing ahead, with Sensor Tower Store Intelligence data revealing Nintendo's sixth mobile game is its "most successful yet" in terms of day-one downloads. The newest Mario Kart game is estimated to have already exceeded 20 million installs within its first 24 hours of availability. To top it off,...
News A Special Mega Man Event Is Coming To Dragalia Lost This Winter
Cygames celebrates the one-year anniversary
To celebrate the first year of Dragalia Lost on mobile, Cygames announced Capcom's Mega Man will be coming to the game. This information was revealed towards the end of the recent Dragalia Lost anniversary presentation. According to the director, Yuji Okada, the Mega Man: Chaos Protocol event "featuring...
News Nintendo Reveals Rarity Of Character And Kart Unlocks In Mario Kart Tour
Go on, fire off the pipe
In Mario Kart Tour, Lakitu encourages you to fire off a pipe that shoots out random characters and karts every time it is launched. In order to do this, you'll need special in-game currency known as "Rubies", which can be unlocked by simply playing the game or purchasing them with real money. Like other mobile titles, these...
News Mario Kart Tour Becomes The Top Free iPhone App In 58 Markets
Mario Kart Tour got off to a bit of a bumpy start yesterday – with the game's servers collapsing under the pressure of launch demand. Despite the delayed start to the race, this mobile title still managed to perform quite well on its first day. According to mobile market analyst Sensor Tower (via Venture Beat), Nintendo's smartphone...
News Mario Kart Tour Will Get Multiplayer Mode In Future Update
After some initial teething problems upon release earlier today, it appears that Mario Kart Tour is now mostly accessible for players. If you do manage to get onto the game, you might notice a greyed-out multiplayer section. The icon was first brought to our attention through this tweet from @VOOK64 (thanks, VGC), and we can confirm that...
News Mario Kart Tour Has A Paid Subscription Service For Bonus In-Game Rewards
And it's more expensive than Switch Online
Mario Kart Tour is now available to download on your Android or iOS smartphone - although, good luck actually getting to play the thing at the time of writing - and more details are starting to emerge regarding the game's payment structures. As you'll probably be aware, the base game is a free-to-start...
News Mario Kart Tour Is Now Live On Smartphones, But Good Luck Getting To Play It
Not the best start
Update (25th Sep, 09:20 BST): As promised, Mario Kart Tour is now up and running, but you might have a pretty tough time getting to play. Loading up the game at the time of writing presents the following screen, indicating that the game's servers are struggling to handle the launch at demand. We've been trying to get through to...
News Super Mario Odyssey's Pauline Makes Her Mario Kart Debut Tomorrow
Fresh from her first tennis outing
Since her starring role in Super Mario Odyssey a couple of years ago, Pauline has been thrust into the Nintendo spotlight. She's already been invited to Mario's tennis roster, and now she's all set to get in on the kart racing action, too. Yes, tomorrow, Pauline will make her Mario Kart debut in Mario Kart Tour...
News Pokémon GO Just Had Its Biggest Month Since 2016, Generated $176m In August
Still popular, then
Pokémon GO never really has what you'd call a 'bad month', but things are looking even better than usual for Niantic and its world-dominating augmented reality game right now. According to data compiled by SuperData, the monster-catching app generated a mindboggling $176 million in August, which incidentally means the game has...
Video Mario Kart Tour's Toads Are Back In These Adorable 'Real-Life' Trailers
Paris and New York come to life
A brand new Mario Kart game is just around the corner, and while its mobile roots have meant that it hasn't generated the usual amount of hype in Nintendo-focused communities like our very own, it's still a particularly interesting time for the franchise. Mario Kart Tour launches on 25th September and whatever your...
News Unova Pokémon Arrive In Pokémon GO Today, First Details And Regional Exclusives Revealed
Unova Stones, new Eggs, Raids and more
As had been previously promised, Niantic has reconfirmed that Pokémon first found in the series' Unova region will start appearing in Pokémon GO today. That's right, all your favourite critters from Pokémon Black and White will soon be found waddling around your living room. Starter Pokémon Snivy, Tepig, a
Video Mario Kart Tour Gets A Real Life Commercial Featuring Toad
Tokyo is under construction
Nintendo really wants Mario Kart Tour on mobile to be a success when it launches later this month. In order to ensure it takes the lead on the mobile charts when it does arrive, the company has been promoting the game via social media with regular updates about the items, modes, and characters in the game. Now, in an...
News Mario Kart Tour Will Have Special Bonus Challenges Not Seen In Main Series Games
A welcome addition
Mario Kart Tour is just a couple of weeks away from racing onto our smartphones - in our case, it's patiently sitting in the preregistration pitlane as we speak - but we're still learning new and exciting things about it. We recently learned that Mario Kart: Double Dash's special items are making a return, and that the internet-f
News The Mega Mushroom Makes A Return In Mario Kart Tour
Bigger than before
To build some excitement for the release of Mario Kart Tour on mobile later this month, Nintendo has been sharing information about the game over on the official Twitter account. In the latest update, we're introduced to the Mega Mushroom. In the brief clip below, you can see how this item increases a racer's size for a small...
News Everyone Gets A Mushroom When Peachette Makes Her Race Debut In Mario Kart Tour
“You get a Mushroom...everyone gets a Mushroom!”
Mario Kart Tour is coming to mobile devices later this month will definitely be different from the traditional Mario Kart games you've no doubt grown up with. To set it further apart from the existing entries in the series, Nintendo has now revealed Peachette – who only recently made her debut...