Asian equity markets were mostly higher on Tuesday with Shanghai and Japanese shares leading the gains despite the absence of a U.S. lead.» Read More
LOS ANGELES, June 12- Walt Disney Co expects global retail sales from its 10- month-old Infinity video game to reach $1 billion even as rivals also combine physical toys with video games, Jimmy Pitaro, president of the company's interactive unit, said in an interview.
LOS ANGELES, June 12- Walt Disney Co expects revenue from its 10- month-old Infinity video game to reach $1 billion even as rivals also combine physical toys with video games, Jimmy Pitaro, president of the company's interactive unit, said in an interview.
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LOS ANGELES, June 10- Nintendo Co Ltd offered the first glimpse at interactive figurines of Mario and other characters on Tuesday at video gaming expo E3, aiming to fire up sales of its two-year-old Wii U console, which have fallen far short of targets.
Asia stocks ended mostly higher on Tuesday following a pick up in Chinese consumer inflation, but Japanese shares fell on profit-taking.
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Asian shares were mostly lower on Friday as caution over U.S. jobs data overshadowed Wall Street's record and the ECB's stimulus measures.
*Sony says no plans regarding development of operations, details to come. BEIJING, May 26- Japan's Sony Corp and China's Shanghai Oriental Pearl Group Co Ltd will set up two joint ventures to make and market Sony's PlayStation games console in China, Shanghai Oriental Pearl said in a stock exchange filing on Monday.
TOKYO, May 15- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to outline plans to improve corporate governance as part of an updated economic strategy next month, aiming to overturn Japan's reputation for neglecting shareholders and salvage his reform credentials.
Nintendo is apologizing after being criticized for not recognizing same-sex relationships in English editions of a life-simulator video game.
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*Nintendo planning lower-priced console for new markets. TOKYO, May 8- Nintendo Co Ltd plans to introduce a new gaming system for emerging markets such as China as early as next year, as the company hunts for fresh opportunities after the flop of its Wii U console.
Asian shares rebounded on Thursday following the previous day's sharp sell-off as investors await trade figures from China.
*Nintendo planning console for lower-income gamers. TOKYO, May 8- Nintendo Co Ltd plans to introduce a new kind of games console and software for emerging markets as early as next year, to capitalise on higher entertainment budgets amidst a growing middle class, its chief executive told Reuters on Thursday.
Federal Reserve chief and upbeat Chinese data improved sentiment, while Nintendo pared early losses after its chief said it will plan to launch a console for emerging markets. Hit by a wider-than-expected loss, Nintendo Co dropped as much as 5.6 percent to 10,070 yen, its lowest since June 2013, before recovering and ending down 0.7 percent at 10,595 yen.
TOKYO, May 8- Nintendo Co Ltd Chief Executive Satoru Iwata said on Thursday he plans to introduce a new kind of games console and software for emerging markets as early as next year, rather than launch existing hardware such as its Wii U or 3 DS.
*Nintendo tumbles to lowest since June 2013. *Toyota, Takeda to report earnings later in the day. Nintendo Co fell 5.6 percent to 10,070 yen, its lowest since June 2013, after posting a 46.4 billion yen operating loss for the year ended in March.