Nintendo of America (NoA) has appointed a new president called Bowser, the same name as the arch-nemesis of the video game manufacturer’s perennial hero Mario.
Nintendo is planning to boost its smartphone gaming efforts with the release of a new Dr Mario World game later this year.
The man who inspired Nintendo to call its iconic gaming character Mario in the 1970s has died at the age of 84.
Those using Google Maps on their phone will now get a helping hand from a famous moustachioed plumber.
Super Mario Odyssey has become the quickest selling Super Mario game ever in Europe, amid selling more than two million copies globally in its first weekend.
Nintendo will give the world a first look at its new console later when a “preview trailer” is posted to announce its much-rumoured NX console.