DeNA: 5 Nintendo Games in 5 Different Genres on Mobile

Nintendo’s mobile games have remained a mystery as to what form they’ll take, but DeNA West’s CEO has made comments that paint a clearer picture for what to expect. CEO Shintaro Asako spoke at the Pocket Gamer Connects in San Francisco, stating that each of the five games in their Nintendo partnership will take on a different genre. He clarified:

I understand some people like RPGs, casual games. That’s why we decided to work together to create five games, hitting on different genre-utilizing IPs. We want to make sure out of those five IP that we can end up attracting hundreds of millions of people.

Shintaro Asako said that the company’s collaboration with Nintendo is the “most crucial partnership” in DeNA’s history, and that they hope to meet people’s expectations.

The five Nintendo mobile games will roll out from this fall until March 2017, with the games designed around attracting the widest audience possible.

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