Posts Tagged: Nintendo


Nintendo and Docomo join forces to offer 3DS tethering in Japan

Nintendo will offer a 3DS tethering app for select Android-powered smartphones and tablets on Japan’s Docomo wireless network.

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 11:35 pm
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NintenD’OH! Struggling company admits only 2.8 million Wii U consoles sold in 2013

Nintendo (TYO:7974) has finally faced up to the facts and admitted that its flagship Wii U console is a huge and embarrassing flop. Satoru I...

  • January 17, 2014
  • at 7:59 pm
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Square Enix, Nintendo make Asia’s most expensive and highest grossing games

An infographic by shows the most expensive and top grossing games of all time with five game titles hailing from Asian companies.

  • October 8, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Government document says China is ready to lift ban on game consoles

Government document says China is ready to lift ban on game consoles

Could this be the real thing? After many false alarms, a document issued by China’s State office this morning suggests that the nation...

  • September 27, 2013
  • at 11:32 pm
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Pokemon World Championships conclude with 6 champions crowned

The 10th edition of Pokemon’s biggest event, the world championships, concluded over the weekend in Vancouver, Canada, as six world champi...

  • August 13, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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Nintendo Reports Grim New Sales Figures, Only 160,000 Wii U Consoles Sold Last Quarter

Nintendo’s (TYO:7974) latest financial report is out, replete with some grim statistics on gaming console sales. According to Nintendo’s...

  • July 31, 2013
  • at 5:48 pm
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Oh My God, Shut Up About China’s Game Console Ban Being Lifted

Ever since the news broke that an anonymous source thinks China’s Ministry of Culture is considering lifting China’s decade-long...

  • January 30, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Nintendo Holds Funeral, I Mean, Unboxing for New Wii U Console

Leading up to the launch of its new Wii U game console later this month, Nintendo (TYO:7974) has just released a very unusual unboxing video...

  • November 8, 2012
  • at 11:15 am
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Nintendo Says Japanese Authorities Have Arrested Alleged Game Pirate

According to Nintendo (TYO:7974), Japanese authorities in Aichi prefecture have arrested a ‘majikon’ vendor for suspected video ...

  • May 31, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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Why Microsoft’s Xbox One doesn’t stand a chance in Japan

The Microsoft’s Xbox One will be launching in Japan later this year, and I’ve got to say, things are not looking very optimistic for...

  • March 3, 2014
  • at 4:04 pm
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South Korea’s gaming market is worth $9.16 billion!

South Korea is one of the most promising gaming markets in the world with a total worth of more than $9 billion now. Japan lags behind in gr...

  • October 28, 2013
  • at 9:30 pm
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Nintendo to stop Wii production in Japan

After 7 years in the market, Nintendo to stop Wii production in Japan as confirmed by an employee from Nintendo Europe.

  • October 2, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Ex-Nintendo President Hiroshi Yamauchi passes away at age 85

Hiroshi Yamauchi, one of the biggest pioneers to the gaming industry and the man who transformed Nintendo from a trading card business into ...

  • September 20, 2013
  • at 12:22 am
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Isayama’s “Attack On Titan” Announced For The 3DS

Fans of the critically acclaimed Attack on Titan series will be thrilled to hear that their beloved franchise is heading to the Nintendo 3DS...

  • August 8, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Japan’s Video Game Market Grows to $4.6 Billion in 2012 (But Social Games Not Too Far Off)

Dr. Serkan Toto is a gaming expert and independent consultant based in Tokyo. You can follow him on Twitter and his blog. This article is re...

  • April 8, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Game on? China Contemplating End to Gaming Consoles Ban

My gaming fanatic colleague Charlie just sent me an email at midnight in his timezone (he’s in the US), so either it’s a drunken...

  • January 28, 2013
  • at 1:59 pm
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New Details About Wii U from Nintendo Just Before E3

In a pre-E3 announcement, Nintendo (TYO:7974) has unveiled some new details about its upcoming Wii U game system. The company has been strug...

  • June 4, 2012
  • at 3:42 pm
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Nintendo’s Iconic Game Characters Given New Life in Traditional Ukiyo Art Style

So here’s a really fun art project we stumbled across this evening. Artist Jed Henry has been creating amazing pictures of iconic Nint...

  • May 30, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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