Nintendo's Miitomo app is now up for grabs on iOS and Android in the US

Nintendo's Miitomo app is now up for grabs on iOS and Android in the US
Did you hear that Nintendo is making its baby steps on the mobile software market? Hold your horses, we are not talking about a touch-based version of Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, or Pokemon (yet), which are undoubtedly games that most mobile gamers will gladly snatch. Sigh.

Actually, we are talking about Miitomo, Nintendo's foray into social interaction apps, which just became available for all iOS and Android devices in the US. True, there is a large flurry of such apps available for either platform, but what sets Miitomo apart is its 'killer' feature - the ability to create personalized Mii avatars that allegedly bring out aspects of you "your friends have never seen before". That, and the well-known name of its developer.

Yep, Miitomo is not a game, though it allows you to earn points by completing quizzes. You can then spend said points on various personalization items. If playing quizzes doesn't float your boat, you can dress up by spending real money on your Mii avatar. You can grab the app from the links below, but have in mind that it might not be available for you just yet.

Download: Miitomo (iOS | Android)





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7 Comments

1. Canaan

Posts: 351; Member since: May 25, 2014

I already have a super Mario game on my android; the playstore has a few SNES emulators.

3. Konkit

Posts: 19; Member since: Mar 23, 2016

GB, GBA, and NDS also have proper emulator, we can play some mario, zelda, and pokemon game on it

4. TheWeasel

Posts: 403; Member since: Dec 26, 2014

Controls are always pretty crap because of the touchscreen. I prefer playing Virtual Console on my 3DS or Wii U, or my laptop if I have to use an emulator. At least that has physical keys.

5. AZNHA unregistered

wow you play that emulator

2. TheWeasel

Posts: 403; Member since: Dec 26, 2014

Played around with it a bit, looks like it could be fun to use if you have Facebook or Twitter friends or people in real life that use it too. Not bad for their first app. I'm just glad I'm getting rewards just for playing Nintendo games and other with the new My Nintendo service that just launched alongside Miitomo.

6. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

This app is super neat. It is very well thought out and designed. It had some features I didn't quite expect to see. I kind of expected at least one major blunder on Nintendo's part since this is their 1st phone app but I haven't found one yet, it is a very fun app to use. However, the word is that the app doesn't work on rooted devices, so beware of that.

7. Blazers

Posts: 719; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Not only rooted android handsets, but jailbroken iOS devices as well.

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