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Nintendo mobile games could draw in new players

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Tech Yeah! Mobile game demos expected from Nintendo

After decades of relying on its consoles and console games to generate the lion's share of revenue, Nintendo could be working on free mobile games, according to recent reports.

The company is expected to bring a number of its games to mobile platforms sometime this year, according to Japanese newspaper Nikkei.

Earlier this month, Nintendo reported weaker-than-expected sales of Wii U consoles and software in its third fiscal quarter. It also lowered the forecast for console sales in the current fiscal year (April 2013 through March 2014) by 69 percent, and it said game sales in the period would be lower than expected as well.

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