Nintendo is the world's largest video game company by revenue, and is also the majority owner of the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team. As of June 30, 2013, the company had sold more than 655.9 million hardware units and 4.12 billion software units.
Nintendo is apologising and pledging to be more inclusive after being criticised for not recognising same-sex relationships in English editions of a life-simulator video game.Monday, 12 May, 2014, 3:12am
Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks its 25th anniversary today with the portable device's legacy living on in cutting-edge smartphone games and among legions of nostalgic fans.21 Apr 2014 - 5:32pm 1 comment
Nintendo shares fell more than three per cent on Thursday morning as the struggling Japanese videogames giant said it would stick to its hard-hit console business despite slumping Wii U sales.31 Jan 2014 - 11:28am
Chinese gamers took to the internet en masse to express their condolences over the death of former Nintendo president Hiroshi Yamauchi, who passed away on Thursday at the age of 85 due to pneumonia.
“May you have a good rest, Yamauchi-san,” one person wrote on Sina Weibo, China’s largest social media network. “Thank you for giving my friends and me such a happy childhood.”20 Sep 2013 - 8:35pm 1 comment
Former Nintendo president Hiroshi Yamauchi, who built the company into a video game giant from a maker of playing cards during more than 50 years at the helm, died yesterday of pneumonia aged 85.20 Sep 2013 - 3:07am
Nintendo plans to offer a new handheld gaming device and a US$50 discount on its most expensive Wii U console in North America and Europe, to compete with rivals Microsoft and Sony as they prepare to release new hardware.29 Aug 2013 - 10:41am
To attract foreign investment, the South China Morning Post reported yesterday, Beijing will soon allow foreign firms such as Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft to sell their game consoles - provided the products are made in Shanghai's new free-trade zone.6 Sep 2013 - 8:03am
Instead of a typical flashy presentation at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the Japanese gaming giant opted to showcase several games for its Wii U system during a brief Tuesday presentation at its booth on the show floor of the gaming industry’s annual trade show.12 Jun 2013 - 2:32pm
The figures speak for themselves: November 2012 saw the 12th consecutive month of decline for the video game industry, with sales down 11 per cent from the previous year.23 Dec 2012 - 12:38pm 1 comment
Millions join haj pilgrimage24 Oct 2012 - 2:21am
Katie Tsang, 13, German Swiss International School
cd: Big Bang's Alive. The new album from the popular South Korean boy band features seven incredible songs.
dvd: Echoes of the Rainbow. An amazing Hong Kong family film set in the 1960s and 70s, which tugs at your heartstrings.6 May 2012 - 12:00am
The phrase 'game changer' is an overused one even for the hyperbolic world of technology, but ironically, it can justifiably be applied to the world of gaming. We're still in an era dominated by stand-alone consoles from the likes of Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo - but only just.24 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
1 Nintendo 3DS 2 (HK$2,999)
2 Philips Fidelio DS8550 speaker dock (HK$2,899)
3 HTC Wildfire (HK$2,700)
4 Sigma DP2X (HK$6,500)
5 Blackberry Playbook tablet (HK$4,999)
6 Olympus LS-20M HD video pocket recorder (HK$2,400)3 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
The latest show on KidsCo TV is Boo & Me 2, an exciting cartoon about an orang-utan with an important green message. This season, Boo and his friends will be recycling, rescuing wild animals and preventing pollution. To celebrate the launch, SYP is collaborating with KidsCo TV and holding a colouring competition.1 May 2011 - 12:00am
Playing to Wiin: Nintendo and the Video Game Industry's Greatest Comeback by Daniel Sloan Wiley, HK$20020 Mar 2011 - 12:00am