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Nintendo's console and handheld divisions shack up together news news

Nintendo's console and handheld divisions shack up together

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

Publish date Posted 10:24am at 16 Jan 2013
Miyamoto to focus on creating Nintendo's next 'big hit' news news

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 Posted 11:57am at 31 Jan 2012
Nintendo's stock value drops 12 per cent news news

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 Posted 10:04am at 29 Jul 2011
EA: Wii has faded. Nintendo readying 2nd act news news

EA: Wii has faded. Nintendo readying 2nd act

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

4 Publish date Posted 10:30am at 16 Mar 2011
Disney confirms restructuring of Interactive group news news

Disney confirms restructuring of Interactive group

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

Publish date Posted 9:03am at 25 Jan 2011
Namco Bandai: DS/Wii market has collapsed news news

Namco Bandai: DS/Wii market has collapsed

Piracy is killing the most successful platform ever.

Publish date Posted 9:29am at 10 Jun 2010
Pirate to pay Nintendo $1.5 million (AU) news news

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 Posted 12:22pm at 09 Feb 2010
EA: Our Wii sales have been weaker than anticipated news news

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 Posted 1:12pm at 11 Nov 2009
Nintendo wins World's Best Company 2009 news news

Nintendo wins World's Best Company 2009

Praised for its continued emphasis on innovation.

2 Publish date Posted 10:42am at 06 Oct 2009
Nintendo signs Ant and Dec news news

Nintendo signs Ant and Dec

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

Publish date Posted 9:46am at 17 Sep 2009
Sony: PS2 could 'steal some share' from Wii news news

Sony: PS2 could 'steal some share' from Wii

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

2 Publish date Posted 10:43am at 01 Apr 2009
Weak pound forces Nintendo to raise Wii trade price news news

Weak pound forces Nintendo to raise Wii trade price

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

3 Publish date Posted 2:50pm at 11 Mar 2009
Nintendo's success offsets decline on other platforms news news

Nintendo's success offsets decline on other platforms

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

Publish date Posted 9:53am at 13 Feb 2009
Nintendo denied 'Wii Remote' trademark news news

Nintendo denied 'Wii Remote' trademark

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

1 Publish date Posted 9:57am at 02 Dec 2008
Wii under patent infringement investigation news news

Wii under patent infringement investigation

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

Publish date Posted 11:41am at 18 Sep 2008