Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto has spoken of the "opportunity" for a new Super Mario Galaxy game as the company's "hardware technology gets better and advances".
Nintendo of America has hired a new vice president of sales and marketing: Doug Bowser.
Bowser previously worked at EA, where he served as VP of Global Business Planning - presumably the business of destroying the globe by kidnapping princesses and their castles.
At Nintendo US, Bowser will help oversee the company's many advertising, marketing and financial projects for upcoming 3DS and Wii U games.
Nintendo designed many of its recent 3D Mario levels using the four-part structure of Chinese poetry and Japanese comics.
Nintendo has launched a new scheme to share YouTube ad revenue with content creators.
Sony Pictures is developing an animated Super Mario Bros. film, a string of leaked emails suggest.
Nintendo has announced Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, a spin-off from Super Mario 3D World starring that game's miniature protagonist Captain Toad.
The character will once again be tasked with solving rotatable puzzle levels, presumably again without being able to jump.
Little else is known about the game - such as whether it will be a download-only or physical release.
It's that time of year again: The British Academy Games Awards (BAFTA) nominees have been announced. The biggest surprise is that BioShock Infinite - its triumphant arrival being one of the gaming events of the year, if not the generation - is not nominated for Best Game. Fighting it out for that honour are Tearaway, Assassin's Creed 4, Grand Theft Auto 5, The Last of Us, Super Mario 3D World and Papers, Please.
Sony's PlayStation 4 is the fastest-selling console in UK history, according to official sales figures.
Super Mario 3D World has charted in second place during its debut week in Japan, behind Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13.
Nintendo's Wii U console is still hurting the company's profits despite increased sales.
In August Nintendo announced a Wii U price cut in an attempt to spark sales of the console into life. The decision had a positive impact - in the three month period to 30th September 2013 300,000 Wii Us were sold, almost double the 160,000 sold in the prior three month period, but the wider picture remains bleak.
Today, Nintendo announced the Wii U had sold just 460,000 units worldwide in the six month period to 30th September 2013. That's an average of 76,666 units a month, globally.
Nintendo has shown off an extended look at the promising-looking Super Mario 3D World, including new items and freshly-unveiled stages.
In more than six minutes of new footage, Nintendo reveals brief glimpses of the new Cat Mario and Double Mario power-ups, plus returning favourites Tanooki Mario, Boomerang Mario and Mega Mario.
Handheld items include a handheld Bullet Bill-style Cannon Box, a Light Box for defeating ghosts and the ability to climb inside and control Koopa Shells.
When Ubisoft announced it was making November a little quieter by delaying Watch Dogs there was at least one guy jumping for joy.
Nintendo is the latest platform holder to announce its line-up for this year's Eurogamer Expo, promising visitors the opportunity to go hands-on with the likes of Super Mario 3D World and Bayonetta 2 on Wii U, Zelda: A Link Between Worlds on 3DS and a host of indie titles for both consoles.
Our sister site Nintendo Life is also collaborating with Nintendo to run a StreetPass Zone where attendees can top up their StreetPass hits - good news for Mr Mendel and his bloody garden - and take part in 3DS tournament challenges for Star Fox 64 3D, New Super Mario Bros. 2, Mario Kart 7 and Monster Hunter 3: Ultimate.
Visitors to Nintendo's stand at the Expo can also pose for photos with Mario, Luigi, Sonic, Link and Pikachu, who are taking time off from their congressional obligations to press the flesh with their constituents.
While Microsoft's used game policy for Xbox One has revealed the company's desire to transition game ownership to a more licence-based approach, Nintendo's top designer Shigeru Miyamoto has said he believes that gamers should retain access "for a long time" to games they have own.