Japan will be in the spotlight this week, where the release of key data will shed some light on the state of the world's third-largest economy.» Read More
NEW YORK— Nintendo is discontinuing its Club Nintendo rewards program and will replace it in the U.S. with a new customer loyalty program at a later date. Japan's Nintendo Co. said Tuesday that Club Nintendo members in the U.S. and Canada can earn additional coins through March's end and redeem them through June's end. Nintendo's video gaming products include...
Sony's CEO Kazuo Hirai has survived the cyberattack but his toughest moment may be just arriving as he prepares a new business revival plan.
LAS VEGAS, Jan 13- Sony Corp CEO Kazuo Hirai has weathered a crisis over a cyberattack on its Hollywood studio and its controversial comedy "The Interview", but his toughest moment may be just arriving as he prepares a new business revival plan. Sony, which has cut its earnings forecasts six times on Hirai's watch, forecasts a 230 billion yen net loss for the business...
A rare Nintendo video game from the 1980s has sparked a frantic bidding war on eBay this week, with the item now expected to sell for over $100,000.
Sony has been forced to delay its PlayStation 4 console release in China after authorities asked for some “final adjustments”.
Asian markets mostly advanced on a data-light Monday, but Japan's benchmark index erased earlier gains and turned negative on news of a possible Ebola case in Tokyo.
Asian equities largely rose on a data-light Monday following a bounce in oil markets and a third consecutive winning session on Wall Street last Friday.
Asian equity markets largely fell on Tuesday, with Shanghai being an exception, over a persisting slump in oil prices and after latest data added to concerns about slowing activity in the world's second-largest economy.
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YouPorn, one of the largest streaming porn sites, extends its reach into the video game world with a six-month sponsorship of a Madrid-based team.
Asian equities rose on Tuesday, with Shanghai and Japanese stocks closing at multi-year highs on hopes of Chinese stimulus and as investors dismissed Japan's rating downgrade.
Japanese shares rose to a seven-year high on the first day of the month, while the rest of Asia's indices declined on oil prices and Chinese data.
A new lineup of video games for the 2014 holiday season has some promising signs that sales will go up this year.
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Microsoft doesn't talk much about how it picks games to publish under its label, but sat down with CNBC.com to go through the process.
Asian equities ended mixed on Thursday as investors reacted to the end of quantitative easing in the U.S. and the region's latest earnings.
TOKYO, Oct 30- Japan's Nikkei share average soared on Thursday as promising signs from the U.S. economy boosted investor confidence. The Nikkei benchmark gained 0.7 percent to 15,658.20. Notable performers included Nintendo Co, which rose 1 percent after beating earnings forecasts.
*Nintendo will release new device in 2015/ 16. *Nintendo announced a surprise profit for 2 Q day earlier. TOKYO, Oct 30- Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co Ltd will develop a device to measure a user's fatigue and map their sleep, Chief Executive Satoru Iwata said on Thursday, the first offering from the company's newly created healthcare division.
*Nintendo soars on unexpected operating profit for FY. *Yahoo Japan dives on forecast cut for Apr-Dec period. TOKYO, Oct 30- Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a fresh three-week high on Thursday morning as optimism about the U.S. economy buoyed sentiment, while Nintendo Co soared on better-than-expected earnings.
Oct 29- Akamai Technologies Inc, whose service helps speed up delivery of Web content, said a stronger U.S. dollar would hurt revenue growth in the current quarter, sending its shares down as much as 5 percent in after-market trade. The tepid revenue forecast took the shine off Akamai's higher-than-expected third-quarter results that drove up the company's...