‘Super Mario Run’ News & Update: Nintendo’s First Mobile Game App Coming To Apple’s iPhone & iPad? ‘Pokemon Go,’ ‘Minecraft’ Losing Popularity?

By AASalvador , Updated Dec 13, 2016 08:44 AM EST

"Super Mario Run" fans are excited with the news that Nintendo and Apple are talking on a partnership. The landmark game will launch on the App Store for iPhone and iPad this week. As gamers now, Nintendo has always made "Mario" games for their own console.

When "Super Mario Run" was featured in Apple's App Store, there were millions who signed up for notification. This seems to be a good indication both for Nintendo and Apple. Shigeru Miyamoto appeared on "The Tonight Show" with Jimmy Fallon to speak about the "Super Mario Run" on Apple and also about Nintendo Switch.

However, some gamers are concerned about Mario, being older at 35 years old than the most gamers, will not sell as much as the "Minecraft." The Nintendo character has already lost some dedicated gamers over the years and "Super Mario Run" will also cost $15 with free apps.

The partnership with Apple is just right on time even if Nintendo has a handful of things going on with Nintendo Switch set to launch next year and of course with the popular "Pokemon GO." According to Robby Young, the CEO of Animoca Brands, "Super Mario" character is Nintendo's most famous character. Bringing the game to Apple's iPhone and iPad will hopefully boost its popularity.

"Super Mario Run" is a one-hand, touch-focused game ideal for Apple's iPhone and iPad. Just like any other games on App Store, Nintendo's game will also need internet connection to play. The good news is any progress on the game will be saved online and can be played across any Apple devices. However, that means that "Super Mario Run" cannot be played offline.

"Super Marion Run" will not be playable on Android devices but it is set to be available next year. Are you excited to play "Super Mario Run" on Apples iPhone and iPad? Stay tuned to GamenGuide for the latest news and update.

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