Nintendo Co Ltd (7974.T)
17 Jan 2017
TOKYO Nintendo Co Ltd on Friday priced its first console in about four years above market expectations, disappointing investors and clouding its prospects of winning back gamers who have shifted from consoles to smartphones. | Video
BRIEF-Immersion and Nintendo enter into agreement to bring Immersion's TouchSense technology to the Nintendo switch system
* Immersion and Nintendo enter into agreement to bring Immersion's TouchSense technology to the Nintendo switch system
* Shares end at two-month low (Recasts with price reaction; adds comments from industry watchers, details on game titles)
TOKYO Nintendo Co Ltd will launch the Switch, its first new game console in about four years, on March 3 for $299.99 in the United States and 29,980 yen in Japan, the video game maker said on Friday.
TOKYO, Jan 13 Nintendo Co Ltd will launch the Switch, its first new game console in about four years, on March 3 for $299.99 in the United States and 29,980 yen in Japan, the video game maker said on Friday.
TOKYO Nintendo Co Ltd's first Mario smartphone title has set a download record but gamers have baulked at the one-time cost of unlocking content, pushing the Japanese game maker's stock to a one-month low.
HONG KONG (Reuters Breakingviews) - Nintendo is a puzzle for the market. Disappointment over "Super Mario Run", an important push into mobile gaming, has sent the Japanese company's shares on a round-trip. Making a successful leap to this new on-the-move platform is critical for Nintendo - but investors are struggling to decode what they have seen so far.
TOKYO Nintendo Co will make a big push into mobile gaming on Thursday with the launch of the popular Super Mario Bros franchise on the iPhone, a risky bet because users will need to pay upfront, at a time when the gaming market is getting crowded.
TOKYO Japan's Sony Corp will release as many as six smartphone games in the next financial year, hoping that its own gaming franchises can replicate the success of console rival Nintendo Co's Pokemon GO.
TOKYO Shares of Japanese game maker Nintendo Co rose on Wednesday after the company unveiled a Dec. 15 release date for its Super Mario Run mobile game.