Friday, October 28, 2016


Friday, Sep. 2, 2016

How much did Nintendo pay to land that dream marketing opportunity at the Rio Olympics closing ceremony, where Japan’s prime minister popped out dressed as the red-hatted plumber Super Mario?


The Japanese video game maker behind “Pokemon” and “Zelda” got the coveted stage...

Wednesday, Jul. 27, 2016

Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co. sagged into a loss of 24.53 billion yen ($232 million) for the fiscal first quarter through June, despite the global success of the "Pokemon Go" augmented reality game.

The result Wednesday was worse than the 673 million yen ($6.4 million) profit...

Monday, Jul. 13, 2015

Satoru Iwata, who led Japanese video game company Nintendo Co. through years of growth with its Pokemon and Super Mario franchises, died on the weekend of a bile duct tumor, the company said Monday. He was 55.

There was an outpouring of sorrow on...