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Nintendo and Apple?

01-03-2010, 10:20 AM
#1
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Manchester, England
Posts: 398
Nintendo and Apple?

Hi guys
Okay, i've been iPhone gaming since 2008 and I'm still unsure about why apple don't like nintendo games. I know that commodore app has been pulled, and mariotd will soon, but why?
Is it nintendo? Is it mario? What is it? Can someone please explain?
Thanks
Ell

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01-03-2010, 10:27 AM
#2
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 666
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheSeldomSeenKid View Post
Hi guys
Okay, i've been iPhone gaming since 2008 and I'm still unsure about why apple don't like nintendo games. I know that commodore app has been pulled, and mariotd will soon, but why?
Is it nintendo? Is it mario? What is it? Can someone please explain?
Thanks
Ell
Probably because Nintendo has the copyright for Mario?

01-03-2010, 10:34 AM
#3
Joined: May 2009
Location: St. Gallen, Switzerland
Posts: 461
Look, Nintendo only does games on their platforms. And it's copyright stealing so if Nintendo reports something to Apple they have to delete it.
01-03-2010, 10:35 AM
#4
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: FLA, USA
Posts: 2,598
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheSeldomSeenKid View Post
Hi guys
Okay, i've been iPhone gaming since 2008 and I'm still unsure about why apple don't like nintendo games. I know that commodore app has been pulled, and mariotd will soon, but why?
Is it nintendo? Is it mario? What is it? Can someone please explain?
Thanks
Ell
they are in competition with each other. would nintendo want mario to be featured in iphone games? no, because then the nintendo DS would soon be thrown by the wayside. the DS is inferior the the iphone and is on the decline. with mario on the iphone, there would be no reason for the DS
01-03-2010, 10:39 AM
#5
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheSeldomSeenKid View Post
Hi guys
Okay, i've been iPhone gaming since 2008 and I'm still unsure about why apple don't like nintendo games. I know that commodore app has been pulled, and mariotd will soon, but why?
Is it nintendo? Is it mario? What is it? Can someone please explain?
Thanks
Ell
It's not that Apple doesn't like Nintendo.
Maybe it's Nintendo that doesn't like Apple.

But again, "like" is not the right word.

Apple and Nintendo now are competitors.
If people keep buying Nintendo stuff nowadays is because Nintendo has some good titles and famous buddies working for their company.
One of these guys is Mario.

If you send Mario to a trip to Cupertino, few people will buy your obento.

Got it?
01-03-2010, 10:45 AM
#6
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Manchester, England
Posts: 398
Ahh thanks guys I get it now!
Because nintendo own mario, they don't want to release mario featured games 'cause the sales of ds's would go down or such

thanks

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01-03-2010, 11:54 AM
#7
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheSeldomSeenKid View Post
Ahh thanks guys I get it now!
Because nintendo own mario, they don't want to release mario featured games 'cause the sales of ds's would go down or such

thanks
Unfortunately... yes.
01-03-2010, 12:09 PM
#8
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picturing steve jobs playing a DS
01-03-2010, 12:18 PM
#9
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Location: FLA, USA
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Originally Posted by wootbean View Post
picturing steve jobs playing a DS
hahahahahahaha
01-03-2010, 12:33 PM
#10
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 186
Dont get me wrong, im an ipod gamer too, but saying ds is inferior to iphone or ipod isnt quite right

ds is targeted for kids, u dont give a 7-8 year old an ipod touch do u?