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After the triumph of Animal Crossing, a thin pipeline for Nintendo

After the triumph of Animal Crossing, a thin pipeline for Nintendo

Published 11/05/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - The runaway success of Nintendo Co Ltd’s (7974.T) island life simulator Animal Crossing: New Horizons has overshadowed an uncomfortable fact for fans [more…]

Nintendo smashes Switch sales view- says Animal Crossing is device’s fastest-selling game

Nintendo smashes Switch sales view- says Animal Crossing is device’s fastest-selling game

Published 11/05/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Nintendo Co Ltd (7974.T) said on Thursday its fourth-quarter profit soared 200% due to surging demand for its Switch games console, [more…]

Nintendo game pulled from Chinese platforms after Hong Kong protest

Nintendo game pulled from Chinese platforms after Hong Kong protest

Published 10/04/2020

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Nintendo Switch video game has been pulled off China’s grey market e-commerce platforms, Reuters’ checks show, after Hong Kong activist [more…]

Nintendo second-quarter profit rises 30 percent, misses estimates

Nintendo second-quarter profit rises 30 percent, misses estimates

Published 30/10/2018

OSAKA (Reuters) - Japan’s Nintendo Co Ltd reported a 30 percent rise in second-quarter operating profit on Tuesday, albeit missing analyst estimates, as sales of [more…]

Nintendo to produce Super Mario animation film with Illumination

Nintendo to produce Super Mario animation film with Illumination

Published 01/02/2018

Nintendo's game character Super Mario is seen on a screen at the presentation ceremony of Nintendo's new game console Switch in Tokyo, Japan January 13, [more…]

Pokemon Go hunters snare real thief in New Zealand

Pokemon Go hunters snare real thief in New Zealand

Published 01/09/2016

A man uses a mobile phone in front of an advertisement board bearing the image of Pokemon Go at an electronic shop in Tokyo, Japan, July 27, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo

Some New Zealand fans of the smartphone game Pokemon Go caught more than they bargained for when they grabbed a thief who broke into a car and held him until police arrived.

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Japanese truck driver playing Pokemon Go  kills pedestrian

Japanese truck driver playing Pokemon Go kills pedestrian

Published 25/08/2016

Flowers are laid near the scene where a passer-by was killed after being hit by a driver playing 'Pokemon Go' while driving in Tokushima, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo August 24, 2016. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS

A Japanese truck driver playing Pokemon Go while driving hit two women, killing one and injuring the other, in Japan's first death related to the Nintendo Co craze.

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Nintendo shares dive as company plays down Pokemon GO’s earnings impact

Nintendo shares dive as company plays down Pokemon GO’s earnings impact

Published 25/07/2016

TOKYO Shares in Nintendo Co tumbled as much as 18 percent on Monday after the company said Pokemon GO would have a limited impact on [more…]

Pokemon Go gets big Comic-Con stage, creator talks success and future

Pokemon Go gets big Comic-Con stage, creator talks success and future

Published 25/07/2016

SAN DIEGO, Calif. The creator of the wildly popular Pokemon Go gaming app received the celebrity treatment on Sunday at the final day of San [more…]

Success of Pokemon GO adds impetus for change at Nintendo

Success of Pokemon GO adds impetus for change at Nintendo

Published 17/07/2016

TOKYO/SINGAPORE The phenomenal success of Pokemon GO and the surge in Nintendo Co's (7974.T) market value by $17 billion in just over a week has [more…]