Nintendo shows off new 'Super Mario Odyssey' and more at E3 2017

Nintendo's E3 2017 event brought us 'Super Mario Odyssey,' but little in the way of third-party games.

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Nintendo’s mobile Mario game sets download record but pricing proves sticking point

By Makiko Yamazaki TOKYO (Reuters) – Nintendo Co Ltd's first Mario smartphone title has set a download record but gamers baulked at the one-time cost of unlocking content, prompting investors to push the Japanese game makers' stock to a one-month low. Super Mario Run hit 25 million downloads just four days after its Dec. 15 release in 151 countries on Apple Inc's App Store, earning gross sales of about $21 million, showed data from app analyst Sensor Tower. “Mario is arguably the most popular gaming franchise in the world, yet we see only about 8 percent of those who try the game actually purchasing it,” said Sensor Tower analyst Spencer Gabriel.

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Nintendo’s mobile Mario game sets download record but pricing proves sticking point