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NEW YORK— Nintendo is bringing its "Tomodachi" game for the portable 3 DS system to the U.S. and Europe following its success in Japan. Called "Tomodachi Life," the game geared mostly toward kids is similar to "The Sims" and Nintendo's " Animal Crossing."
March 27- Video game retailer GameStop Corp, forecast full-year earnings below market expectations as it is yet to see an uptick in sagging video game software sales, despite robust hardware sales driven by the launches of Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's PlayStation 4 consoles.
GameStop shares fell as much as 9.3 percent in morning trading on Thursday, making the stock one of the top percentage losers on the New York Stock Exchange.
Asian shares were mixed on Wednesday due to caution over the Federal Reserve's policy meeting and the health of China's property market.
March 10- EBay Inc on Monday rejected activist investor Carl Icahn's two nominees to its board, saying both were unqualified, and urged shareholders to vote against them at its next annual meeting. EBay said since each Icahn nominee currently sits on four public company boards, they are not in compliance with eBay's guidelines on "overboarding.
An upbeat handover from Wall Street on Thursday inspired gains in most Asian shares on Friday.
The developer of Flappy Bird, currently the most popular free mobile game, has announced that he is taking the game down on Sunday.
Feb 5- Akamai Technologies Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly results as its media and entertainment clients used more of its content delivery services to manage traffic over the Internet. Akamai's shares rose 5 percent in trading after the bell. Akamai's revenue rose 15 percent to $436 million in the fourth quarter.
Asian equity markets traded mixed on Wednesday. Overnight gains on Wall Street pushed Japan and South Korea shares on a rebound.
Nintendo's new 10-year strategy includes an unexpected focus on nonwearable health monitors.
Asian stocks suffered heavy losses on Thursday amid signs of a contraction in China and following the Fed;s decision to continue reducing stimulus.
Investors were unimpressed, wiping $1.2 billion from the value of Nintendo's Tokyo- traded shares in little more than 30 minutes on Thursday, as CEO Satoru Iwata made his pitch for a "non-wearable" project in 2015 to help users stay healthy.
TOKYO, Jan 30- Nintendo Co Ltd President Satoru Iwata said on Thursday the company was sticking to its strategy centred on a combined hardware and software platform, which has come under criticism after the flagship Wii U console posted poor sales.
*Nintendo sheds early gains as strategy disappoints market. TOKYO, Jan 30- Japan's Nikkei share average tumbled more than 3 percent on Thursday morning after the U.S. A spike in the yen soured market sentiment after the Fed, in a widely expected move, cut its bond purchases by another $10 billion to $65 billion a month.
TOKYO, Jan 30- Nintendo Co Ltd President Satoru Iwata said on Thursday the company was sticking to its strategy centred on a combined hardware and software platform, which has come under criticism after the flagship Wii U console posted disappointing sales.
Asian equity markets rebounded on Wednesday after a rate hike from the Turkish central bank soothed worries over volatility in emerging markets.
Ed Rogers, CEO and CIO at Rogers Investment Advisors, discusses Japanese stocks, from banking where a drop in bond trading revenue is expected, to Nintendo and Canon.
Nintendo is looking at how to squeeze more out of its Mario franchise and revive its fortunes after admitting that its Wii U console has been a flop.
*Nintendo warned of third year of operating losses after poor Wii U sales. TOKYO, Jan 29- Nintendo Co Ltd, facing a third year of losses, is getting lots of unsolicited advice on how to squeeze more out of its Mario franchise and revive its fortunes after admitting that its Wii U game console has been a flop.