• Nintendo skyrockets on Super Mario game for iPhone

    Nintendo skyrockets on Super Mario game for iPhone

    Nintendo skyrocketed Thursday after the Japanese gaming giant and Apple announced that an exclusive Super Mario game will be available on iPhones later this year.

    The Tokyo-listed stock surged 18 percent to 29,200 yen ($287) at the open in response to the news.

    Apple and Nintendo jointly announced that “Super Mario Run”, featuring Nintendo’s iconic game character, would be sold in App stores for use on the US firm’s hugely popular smartphone.

    The news came after the global success of mobile game Pokemon […]