Nintendo is making a Mii app for smartphones

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Nintendo has been infamously reticent when it comes to embracing mobile devices, but the company is slowly changing its tune — and soon there will be an app to prove it. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata recently revealed that Nintendo is working on an app that would let users use their Mii avatars outside of games and the company’s own Miiverse social network.

“It would be fun for players to use their Mii characters as icons on social media.”

“It would be fun for players to use their Mii characters as icons on social media,” he told Japan’s Nikkei business daily. “We are currently developing an application that will allow users to do that.” The app will be officially announced later in the year, and right now there are next to no…

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