Nintendo has announced that it’s bringing its Dr. Mario franchise to Android and iOS in a partnership with LINE Corporation, a Tokyo-based developer of mobile games. It will be an action puzzle game titled Dr. Mario World, and it’s slated for a global release (including Japan and the US) sometime this summer. It’s going to be free to download, and it will include optional in-app purchases.
This news comes hot off the heels of a recent announcement that the upcoming release of another Nintendo mobile game Mario Kart Tour has been delayed, which is now also scheduled for a summer release.
Dr. Mario is coming to Android this [...]
Nintendo announced last night that it will be bringing the classic color-matching puzzle game Dr. Mario to Android and iOS devices in 60 countries as Dr. Mario World early this summer.
Nintendo said the game will be “free to download with optional in-app purchases,” but didn’t go into detail on how exactly the monetization system would work. Many mobile puzzle game (such as the Candy Crush series) use timer-based “energy” systems to limit the amount you can play without paying in a certain period. [...]