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Nintendo’s Miitomo Is Designed For Oversharing, Which Is Creepy

Nintendo’s Miitomo Is Designed For Oversharing, Which Is Creepy

Miitomo, Nintendo’s sophisticated new smartphone app, is a hybrid of free-to-play game and social network. By combining aspects of each, it becomes a disarming information gathering project. On its face, it makes a game of asking trivia questions about your friends and shares the answers with you. Under the surface,…

A Quick Tour Of Miitomo, Nintendo’s First Mobile App

A Quick Tour Of Miitomo, Nintendo’s First Mobile App

Three years ago, the very idea of Nintendo creating an experience solely targeted at smartphone users seemed like an outlier, bizarro-world possibility. Yesterday, Nintendo released Miitomo in Japan for iOS and Android devices. Here’s what it looks like.