Tag - mario-kart



Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 29, 2019
Mario Kart Tour a much-needed smartphone hit for Nintendo
Nintendo Co. can finally claim a megahit smartphone game with its new Mario Kart Tour, which has been downloaded 123.9 million times in its first month and comfortably eclipsed the company's previous mobile game debuts, according to data from app research firm Sensor Tower.
Japan Times
May 24, 2019
Mario Kart Tour could be the monster mobile hit that Japan gaming giant Nintendo needs
More than four years after a much-ballyhooed entry into mobile gaming, industry giant Nintendo Co. remains bereft of a monster smartphone hit. But the wait may finally be over.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / ON: GAMES
Sep 23, 2018
In-game and manual updates
As 'Mega Man' celebrates his 30th birthday, Nintendo gets more hands-on and 'The World Ends With You' gets a Switch update
Japan Times
Dec 6, 2017
Amid spate of incidents, 'Mario Kart' drivers to be required to buckle up
Drivers of the now-ubiquitous go-karts reminiscent of Nintendo Co.'s "Mario Kart" video games will soon be required to buckle up for their safety.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / ON: GAMES
Apr 23, 2017
Games: Best of editions and additions
Eighth time lucky for 'Mario Kart'
Japan Times
Apr 19, 2017
Go-kart firm seeks to dismiss Nintendo suit over 'Mario Kart' copyright
Tokyo-based go-kart operator MariCar on Tuesday sought to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Nintendo Co. for alleged copyright violations, the firm's lawyer confirmed.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 9, 2017
Patent authority rules against Nintendo, lets go-kart firm keep MariCar trademark
The Japan Patent Office in January dismissed an objection filed by Nintendo Co. over the MariCar trademark registered by a Tokyo-based go-kart service company, it was learned Thursday.
Japan Times
Feb 24, 2017
Nintendo sues go-kart company over copyright infringement
Nintendo Co. filed a lawsuit Friday against Tokyo-based go-kart service MariCar for alleged copyright violations.


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