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Nintendo's console and handheld divisions shack up together

Brand-new Kyoto facility to open on February 16, 2013.

Publish date 10:24am at 16 Jan 2013

Miyamoto to focus on creating Nintendo's next 'big hit'

Mario and Zelda creator Shigeru Miyamoto will spend less time overseeing the development of games in established franchises, instead using his time to create Nintendo's next "big hit".

Publish date 11:57am at 31 Jan 2012

Nintendo's stock value drops 12 per cent

Nintendo's decision to cut the price of the 3DS has been followed by a 12 per cent drop in its share value - the biggest fall the company has suffered in two years.

1 Publish date 10:04am at 29 Jul 2011

EA: Wii has faded. Nintendo readying 2nd act

Wii classified as a legacy platform alongside the PS2, says EA.

4 Publish date 10:30am at 16 Mar 2011

Disney confirms restructuring of Interactive group

As many as half of Disney Interactive Studios' 700 staff have been let go.

Publish date 9:03am at 25 Jan 2011

Namco Bandai: DS/Wii market has collapsed

Piracy is killing the most successful platform ever.

Publish date 9:29am at 10 Jun 2010

Pirate to pay Nintendo $1.5 million (AU)

Relating to compensation for the loss of sales revenue caused by distributing NSMB illegally.

1 Publish date 12:22pm at 09 Feb 2010

EA: Our Wii sales have been weaker than anticipated

'Very, very few multi-platform titles are succeeding on the Wii', says EA boss.

2 Publish date 1:12pm at 11 Nov 2009

Nintendo wins World's Best Company 2009

Praised for its continued emphasis on innovation.

2 Publish date 10:42am at 06 Oct 2009

Nintendo signs Ant and Dec

Britain's most loved showbiz partnership part of Nintendo's biggest ever entertainment campaign.

Publish date 9:46am at 17 Sep 2009

Sony: PS2 could 'steal some share' from Wii

Confident the new lower price will allow the PS2 to grab its share.

2 Publish date 10:43am at 01 Apr 2009

Weak pound forces Nintendo to raise Wii trade price

Retailers could be forced to sell the console above the RRP.

3 Publish date 2:50pm at 11 Mar 2009

Nintendo's success offsets decline on other platforms

The platform holder's far exceeds that of the industry as a whole.

Publish date 9:53am at 13 Feb 2009

Nintendo denied 'Wii Remote' trademark

The word 'remote' said to be too commonly used to be trademarked.

1 Publish date 9:57am at 02 Dec 2008

Wii under patent infringement investigation

US ITC has agreed to investigate claims made by Hillcrest Laboratories.

Publish date 11:41am at 18 Sep 2008
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