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Why is there no Super Mario game in the appstore?

09-22-2010, 01:13 PM
#1
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 44
Why is there no Super Mario game in the appstore?

Hi guys,
I love Super Mario Bros. and I'd love a port of that game for the iphone, like super mega worm. But why is there no super mario game?
09-22-2010, 01:16 PM
#2
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 15
Since they're directly owned by Nintendo, they're probably trying to keep exclusivity on their own devices and consoles.

There are a few similar platformers that you should definitely check out.

09-22-2010, 01:18 PM
#3
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,382
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Originally Posted by mario4410 View Post
Hi guys,
I love Super Mario Bros. and I'd love a port of that game for the iphone, like super mega worm. But why is there no super mario game?
Me too I would just adore a Super Mario Bros game for the iPhone, but alas, I think that as Nintendo and Apple are two companies that are competing that may be one of the many reasons why there isn't.

Just my guess...

Currently Enjoying: BUG HEROES 2
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Originally Posted by JBRUU View Post
Ninny speaks the truth.
09-22-2010, 01:19 PM
#4
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 578
Mario Hates the iPhone! But seriously Nintendo and Apple are sworn enemies so we will never see an app store port for mario

I don't see the point in signatures..... So here's a gun to keep you entertained *""
09-22-2010, 01:20 PM
#5
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Los Angeles, USA
Posts: 722
The same reason why there's no Halo games on the PS3.
09-22-2010, 01:20 PM
#6
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,382
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Originally Posted by Aussie2 View Post
Mario Hates the iPhone! But seriously Nintendo and Apple are sworn enemies so we will never see an app store port for mario
A legal, licensed one from Nintendo, that is.

Currently Enjoying: BUG HEROES 2
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Originally Posted by JBRUU View Post
Ninny speaks the truth.
09-22-2010, 01:20 PM
#7
What's next, someone will ask Microsoft to release Halo on PS3?

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Originally Posted by sammysin View Post
It is really expensive when you take into account that I spend over 40 a month on games for my iPhone. Get a clue.
09-22-2010, 01:22 PM
#8
Well, Frogatto could be Yoshi. Same tongue attack anyway. Pizza Boy is just excellent, and becomes very challenging very quickly. He runs a bit like Mario.
09-22-2010, 01:31 PM
#9
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,382
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Originally Posted by Planetshooter View Post
Well, Frogatto could be Yoshi. Same tongue attack anyway. Pizza Boy is just excellent, and becomes very challenging very quickly. He runs a bit like Mario.
Yeah those are two great platformers for the iDevices

Currently Enjoying: BUG HEROES 2
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Originally Posted by JBRUU View Post
Ninny speaks the truth.
09-22-2010, 01:39 PM
#10
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