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Nintendo cuts profit forecast despite Pokemon Go success

The maker of Super Mario games and the Wii U console said Wednesday that it booked a 62.7 billion yen (USD 601.7 million) gain in April-September from its sale of the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team.

Oct 26, 2016, 14:23 PM IST

Japanese truck driver playing Pokemon Go kills pedestrian

A Japanese truck driver playing Pokemon Go while driving hit two women, killing one and injuring the other, in Japan`s first death related to the Nintendo Co craze.

Aug 25, 2016, 09:57 AM IST

Nintendo sees profit doubling, helped by smartphone game entry

Japanese videogame maker Nintendo Co Ltd forecast its long-awaited entry into smartphone games would help it double annual operating profit in the year through March, offsetting weak sales growth in its traditional consoles.

May 07, 2015, 16:38 PM IST

Nintendo halves operating profit view on slack 3DS sales; weak yen lifts net profit

Struggling Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co warned it won`t make its annual operating profit target due to slack sales of its 3DS handheld game consoles, though the yen`s current weakness means overseas sales will boost net profit.

Jan 28, 2015, 14:49 PM IST

Nikkei rises to fresh 6-month high led by exporters, banks

Japan`s Nikkei share average rose to a fresh six-month high on Thursday after solid U.S. growth buoyed sentiment and as the weakening yen lifted exporters, while Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group`s earnings boosted the banking sector.

Jul 31, 2014, 09:19 AM IST