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Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 12:13:43 AM
....Some bricks-and-mortar retailers, such as video games specialist Game, are using augmented reality (AR) tech to bring their shop windows to life. Overlaying moving digital images on to the real world, as seen through a smartphone camera, caught the public imagination after the release of Nintendo's Pokemon Go game. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 08:22:39 AM
.... The timing depressed sales of household goods, gifts and other general merchandise, down by 4%. Argos enjoyed strong sales of mobile phones, video games, wearable tech and sports equipment in the latest quarter, boosted by the launch of the Nintendo Switch console and sim-free mobile phones. ...
Switch sales 'close to Nintendo records' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 06:39:41 AM
. The Nintendo Switch has become the Japanese firm's fastest selling console in many years - and possible ever - according to several reports. ...
Newsbeat meets the brains behind the Nintendo Switch image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 05:46:39 AM
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Pokémon Go and no sign of stopping: Apple’s App Store sales boom image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 28th of January 2017 03:59:04 PM
.... Otherwise, one-off purchases in apps, such as when a gamer pays to open new levels or buys items to help them succeed, remain levied at 70/30. Littunen believes Apple will relax its policies further following embarrassments that saw Nintendo’s Super Mario Run listed as free, but then charging players $9. ...
Nintendo reveals Switch price and date image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 13th of January 2017 04:20:30 AM
. Nintendo has said it will release its long-awaited new console, the Nintendo Switch, on 3 March. ...
Apple rewards developers as App Store sales soar image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 5th of January 2017 06:48:02 PM
....Developers who sell their apps through Apple earned a record $20bn in 2016, up 40% on the previous year. Games dominated App Store's bestsellers, including Pokemon Go and Nintendo's Super Mario Run. ...
Super Mario Run: Players ask 'Is the app worth it?' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 16th of December 2016 09:09:15 AM
. After the sort of anticipation you'd expect for the return of the world's most famous plumber, Nintendo has rolled out Super Mario Run to iPhones and iPads. ...
Super Mario Run launches on the iPhone and iPad image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 08:54:27 AM
. Games company Nintendo has rolled out Super Mario Run to iPhones and iPads. ...
Nintendo shares rise on Super Mario iPhone game date image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of November 2016 03:23:23 AM
. Shares in Nintendo have climbed after it announced a launch date for its new Super Mario game for the iPhone. ...
Nintendo profits hit despite Pokemon Go popularity image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of October 2016 10:46:01 AM
. The popularity of Pokemon Go has failed to stop Nintendo from issuing a profit warning, which it blamed on poor Wii U sales and a strong yen. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of October 2016 11:39:32 PM
....BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at some of the best of the week's technology news, including a pair of trainers with a miniature screen, lights and airline seat buckles. Plus, Nintendo unveils its new games console - the Nintendo Switch. ...
Nintendo Switch console plays games home and away image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of October 2016 02:07:52 PM
. Nintendo has revealed that its next games machine will be a handheld, portable device that doubles up as a home console. ...
Nintendo shares surge on Super Mario game for iPhone image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of September 2016 01:51:02 AM
. Shares in Nintendo have surged after the company announced that a new version of its popular Super Mario franchise will be available on iPhone. ...
Sony reveals PS4 Pro with 4K graphics image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of September 2016 07:18:41 PM
.... But it was 1980's release of Space Invaders and 1982's Pac-Man that cemented its success. Nintendo Famicom: Launched in Japan two years before it became the NES in Europe. ...
Apple's iPhone 7 ditches traditional headphone socket image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of September 2016 06:31:47 PM
....Although many of the details of the new devices had leaked in advance, there was one major surprise at the start of the event. Video game character Mario's creator, Shigeru Miyamoto, appeared to announce that Nintendo's plumber would appear in his first iPhone video game before the end of the year. ...

Pokemon Go could be key to improving children's health, claims GP
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of August 2016 10:31:00 PM
....Pokemon Go players use a smartphone in a virtual scavenger hunt for cartoon characters, but in real locations. The arrival of the Nintendo-designed game was dogged by negative reports of teenagers getting lost down caves while searching for the virtual monsters, and even causing gunfights in US cities. ...
Pokemon Go makers face trespassing lawsuit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of August 2016 12:28:02 AM
.... . The first suit against game makers Niantic, Nintendo, and The Pokemon Company seeks class action status for others who have had Pokemon stops and gyms placed on their property. ...
Pokemon Go changes tracking capability image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 1st of August 2016 04:05:16 PM
.... . "At this moment, we are respecting Niantic and Nintendo's wishes. ...

Lifeboat crew scrambled as girls seen wandering into rough sea while playing Pokemon Go
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....". Meanwhile, Wellington College in Crowthorne, Berkshire, has put up signs telling players of the Nintendo game that its grounds are out of bounds, The Sun newspaper reported. ...
Nintendo shares edge up after Monday's sharp fall image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of July 2016 01:38:58 AM
. Shares in Japanese games company Nintendo increased slightly after record losses on Monday when it had warned that the Pokemon Go success would have a limited impact on profits. ...
Nintendo shares plunge on Pokemon profit fears image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 25th of July 2016 01:45:02 AM
. Shares in Nintendo have fallen sharply after the Japanese gaming giant said Pokemon Go's success would have a limited impact on its profits. ...

British businessman stands to make millions after investing in Pokémon Go
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....A British businessman is set to make a fortune after making a wise investment in the world’s fastest growing new game. David Jones is the only British investor in Pokémon Go, the Nintendo mobile phone game credited with creating a “whole new world” of gaming. ...
Pokemon Go finally launches in Japan image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 22nd of July 2016 04:26:40 AM
. Nintendo's Pokemon Go has finally launched in Japan, the birthplace of the little virtual monsters. ...

Pokemon Go players aren't ignoring reality. We're changing it
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 21st of July 2016 06:53:54 PM
.... . So is Pokémon Go a demonic plot after all, and Nintendo actually dangerous Communists? Not quite. ...
Pokemon Go: McDonald's Japan shares rise on tie-up reports image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 20th of July 2016 02:10:12 AM
. McDonald's Japan shares have jumped as media reports suggest Nintendo's Pokemon Go will be launched there in a deal with the fast food chain. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 19th of July 2016 12:18:06 PM
.... Well, think again. Or rather - think Nintendo instead. ...
Softbank shares slide 10% after ARM takeover image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 19th of July 2016 01:19:01 AM
....39. Shares of Japanese games developer Nintendo continued to outperform. ...
Pokemon Go phenomenon gives Nintendo shares record lift image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 15th of July 2016 08:50:00 AM
. Nintendo has enjoyed its biggest weekly share price gain in more than 30 years following the launch of Pokemon Go. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 14th of July 2016 03:28:43 PM
....In order to succeed, players have to travel to destinations and visit landmarks previously unknown to them. In doing so, the Pokemon Company - and Nintendo, which has a large stake in it - may have just harnessed the true potential of mobilised gaming. ...
Pokemon Go unleashed in the UK image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 14th of July 2016 08:53:34 AM
....The app lets players roam a map using their phone's GPS location data and catch Pokemon to train and battle. The game has added millions to the value of Nintendo, which part-owns the franchise. ...
Japanese shares continue to rise on stimulus hopes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 14th of July 2016 07:24:34 AM
.... . Nintendo shares were once again among the best performers in Tokyo, gaining 13%. ...
Nintendo shares up more than 50% since Pokemon Go release image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 14th of July 2016 04:44:38 AM
. Shares in the Japanese company Nintendo have seen a sharp rise since the release of the augmented reality game Pokemon Go, gaining more than 50%. ...
Nintendo shares powered by Pokemon Go image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 12th of July 2016 12:39:33 AM
. The popularity of Nintendo's new augmented reality game Pokemon Go has powered the company's shares higher for a third day, adding billions more to the games developer's market value. ...
Nintendo shares soar on Pokemon Go success image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 11th of July 2016 08:27:29 AM
. Shares in Japanese gaming company Nintendo jumped by nearly a quarter on Monday following the success of its new Pokemon Go smartphone game. ...
Japan's Nikkei ends lower ahead of US jobs data image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 8th of July 2016 12:59:48 AM
.... Its current account surplus narrowed to $18bn in May, which was below economist expectations. However, shares in Nintendo jumped nearly 9% on hopes its Pokemon GO smartphone game will prove a success. ...
The end of Infinity: Disney scraps video game series as it closes in-house studio image
....0 review – plenty of value, but lots more to buy. Although critically acclaimed, the games have struggled to make an impact in the crowded “toys-to-life” genre, which was introduced by Skylanders, but now also includes Nintendo’s Amiibo figures and, more competitively, Lego Dimensions. ...
Who invented the cash machine? I did – and all I earned was £10 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 29th of April 2016 11:09:34 AM
.... He initially made the game, with help from Dmitry Pavlovsky and Vadim Gerasimov, while working for a Soviet-funded company. Because of this he didn’t receive royalties until 1996, despite the game being sold with every Nintendo Game Boy console around the world. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of March 2016 02:26:09 AM
....The company said it was shelving the $40bn Browse project "considering the current economic and market environment". Nintendo lost about 1% of its gains from Tuesday after investors cheered the success of its Miitomo smartphone application, which marks the firm's first foray into the mobile gaming market. ...
Nintendo halves profit forecast image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 26th of February 2016 11:38:58 AM
. Video game giant Nintendo has halved its full-year profit forecast, blaming slow sales and the strong yen. ...
Nintendo profit falls as Wii U flails image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of February 2016 12:02:05 PM
. Nintendo has reported a drop in profits, after relatively weak sales of games for its Wii U console. ...
Game Digital heading for unhappy Christmas as customers buy online image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of December 2015 04:28:46 PM
.... The company is also facing intense competition from supermarkets – which compete aggressively on price – and from Amazon. But the real threat to Game is the shift in the way people are playing and buying games: a move from boxed titles to digital downloads from the online stores of Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo on consoles; from the digital service Steam on PC and Mac; and from Apple and Google’s app stores on mobile devices. ...
Investment trusts in 2015: which returned 50pc for investors?    image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of December 2015 10:51:27 AM
.... Favoured shares include AG Barr, the maker of soft drink Irn-Bru. Another is Nintendo, the game maker behind Super Mario Bros. ...
Tesco sales: iPads, laptops and Disney Frozen bikes image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 18th of December 2015 01:32:05 PM
.... Tesco is offering special deals on tablets. You can also get some bargains on video game consoles, with £35 off when you buy a PS4 500GB with FIFA 16, £10 off the price of a new Nintendo 3DS XL and an Xbox One with a selected game on offer for £349. ...
Nintendo delays first smartphone 'game' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of October 2015 12:39:42 PM
. Nintendo has announced its first smartphone 'game', but delayed its launch from the end of the year until next March. ...
Fed comments confuse Asian markets image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of October 2015 02:23:05 AM
Nintendo's sales jump in first half image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of October 2015 10:44:37 AM
. Revenue for Japanese gaming giant Nintendo jumped in the six months to September, boosted by sales of its new Super Mario game and 3DS consoles. ...
New music gadget set to bring streaming into the mainstream image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 18th of October 2015 02:36:00 PM
.... The Electric Jukebox costs £179 and is easier to use than rival services, as all users need to do is plug it in and press “play”. Each gadget comes with a Nintendo Wii-style remote that people use to search for their favourite artists, albums or songs simply by speaking into it. ...
How wealthy is Lord Sugar? A billionaire, thanks to clever property investments image
.... Tottenham Hotspur fans call for the chairman of the football team, Alan Sugar, to resign before a match against Liverpool in 2000  Photo: Reuters. A series of unsuccessful product launches followed, including the Amstrad GX4000 games console that struggled to compete with Nintendo and Sega, and a combined telephone and email device called the e-m@iler that failed to win over the British public. ...
The Apprentice should challenge candidates to develop a new Facebook - not flog fish fingers image
.... It made money, but was a dead end. He launched a gaming console that bombed in the face of Nintendo, an early “personal digital assistant” complete with stylus, which also bombed, and a hybrid email-plus-telephone device which disappeared without trace. ...
Lego and Paypal knock Pizza Hut and Nokia out of most valuable brands  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 5th of October 2015 05:00:05 AM
.... . The new entrants, which included Paypal, Mini, Moët & Chandon and Lenovo, knocked Pizza Hut, Nokia, Gap, Nintendo and Duracell off the list. ...
PlayStation 4 price to be slashed in Japan and price cuts elsewhere could follow, as smartphones threaten sales of consoles image
....Other companies have seen similar difficulties. Nintendo launched a new tie-up with a mobile game maker earlier this year, in an attempt to bring its successful franchises to the phone market. ...
Nintendo appoints new president image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 14th of September 2015 10:30:48 AM
. Long-serving Nintendo executive Tatsumi Kimishima will be appointed president of the firm following the death in July of Satoru Iwata. ...
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Nintendo appoints ex-Pokémon boss Tatsumi Kimishima as president after tragic death of Satoru Iwata image
. Nintendo has appointed ex-Pokémon boss Tatsumi Kimishima as its new president following the tragic death of Satoru Iwata in July, the firm said on Monday. ...
Nintendo makes Tatsumi Kimishima president after Satoru Iwata's death image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 14th of September 2015 09:08:56 AM
. Nintendo has named a 65-year-old human resources executive as president to lead the company’s long- awaited push into smartphone gaming and development of its new console. ...
Apple launch: How does the tech giant's latest fruit bowl taste? The verdict of the analysts and pundits image
....It did not unveil any TV shows or subscriptions, but tech experts reckon fans of the megabrand will find out more about those soon. A big chunk of the Apple TV presentation was devoted to the video games that users can play on it using its Apple TV app store, and the motion-sensitive remote that mimics the Nintendo Wii. ...
Apple unveils iPad Pro and Apple TV image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of September 2015 06:23:31 PM
....Much of the Apple TV presentation was dedicated to the video games it can play. The remote is motion sensitive, and works in a similar fashion to Nintendo's Wii controllers. ...
Why is Apple customers' appetite for its products insatiable? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 4th of September 2015 05:00:15 PM
....Besides new phones, Apple is expected to significantly upgrade its Apple TV set-top box, which has barely changed since it went on sale in March 2012. The key difference in the new one, expected to cost about $149, will be voice-activated searching (using Siri) and control across multiple sources of content such as Netflix and iTunes, plus the App Store allied to a motion-sensitive controller, rather like Nintendo’s Wii. ...
Airport shops row: Boots and Dixons to issue new rules on boarding pass checks image
....Related: 'These shops have been very naughty': passengers react to airport VAT row. At Heathrow, Jonathan Stanton, head of digital retail at Nintendo and a regular traveller, said he wanted the VAT he had paid in duty-free shops to be refunded. ...
'These shops have been very naughty': passengers react to airport VAT row image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of August 2015 11:14:47 AM
.... If they’re not putting the discounts into effect then there’s no need for it,” said Anne Togneri, who was due to fly to Malaga. Jonathan Stanton, head of digital retail at Nintendo and a regular traveller, says he wants the VAT he has paid in airport shops to be refunded. ...
Airport VAT row: customers threaten not to show boarding passes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of August 2015 08:30:45 AM
....”. Jonathan Stanton, head of digital retail at Nintendo and a regular traveller, said he wanted the VAT he had paid in duty-free shops to be refunded. ...
Sony's net profit more than triples image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 30th of July 2015 07:23:46 AM
....Sales in Sony's game and network services division, however, jumped more than 12% on PS4 software sales. The PS4 video game console is outselling competitor Microsoft's Xbox One and Nintendo's Wii U. ...
Chinese stocks close down after sudden drop image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 30th of July 2015 06:14:43 AM
Nintendo surprises with net profit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of July 2015 08:29:09 AM
. Japanese video game giant Nintendo beat expectations to swing to a net profit in its fiscal first quarter of this year. ...
WTO strikes 'landmark' IT trade deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of July 2015 06:11:09 AM
....Products added range from advanced computer chips to GPS devices, medical equipment, printer cartridges and video-game consoles . Technology manufacturers such as General Electric, Intel, Texas Instruments, Microsoft and Nintendo are among the many companies expected to benefit from the deal. ...
Farewell to Satoru Iwata, Nintendo's genius president and a gamer at heart image
. Last Monday, a flag flew at half-mast over the Tokyo headquarters of Japanese video games giant Nintendo. ...
.... But unless you’ve been living under a rock you can’t have missed his company’s creations. The Nintendo chief executive, who has died of cancer aged just 55, has left quite a legacy. ...
Nintendo's beloved gamer CEO image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of July 2015 07:33:49 AM
....". The death of Nintendo's beloved CEO Satoru Iwata at 55 from cancer has sparked an outpouring of grief online as well as a celebration of his contributions to the world of video gaming. ...
Nintendo's Satoru Iwata dies at 55 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of July 2015 12:42:06 AM
. Japanese video game maker Nintendo has said its chief executive Satoru Iwata has died of cancer at the age of 55. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 10th of July 2015 05:15:31 AM
....Tencent is behind China's popular messaging app, WeChat. It also owns China's largest music streaming service by subscribers and its online gaming business has been compared to that of Nintendo's and Sony's gaming units. ...
Dirty cloud: warnings over online gaming industry's environmental footprint image
....The video game industry, while dedicated to delivering hours of thumb-strengthening entertainment, hasn’t always shown a similar verve when it comes to giving Mother Earth an extra life. Greenpeace has slammed console makers Nintendo and Microsoft in the past for their attitudes towards hazardous materials and e-waste, with Nintendo again hitting bottom of the list in the group’s last ranking of environmentally responsible companies. ...

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