The Shanghai Composite clinched a fresh seven-year high on Friday, while markets in Japan edged up to finish at their highest levels in 15 years.» Read More
Nintendo issued a profit warning, even as it sells fewer consoles, the sharp weakening of the yen means overseas sales will inflate its net income.
Asian stocks outside of Shanghai erased losses to end higher on Wednesday, but the mood was cautious ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy decision.
TOKYO/ OSAKA, Jan 28- Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co on Wednesday issued a profit warning with a silver lining- even as it sells fewer consoles, the sharp weakening of the yen means overseas sales will inflate its net income this fiscal year. While operating profit still grew nearly 50 percent in October-December from a year earlier, the third quarter is...
TOKYO/ OSAKA, Jan 28- Struggling Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co warned it won't make its annual operating profit target due to slack sales of its 3 DS handheld game consoles, though the yen's current weakness means overseas sales will boost net profit. Reporting a return to profit in the nine months ended December, Osaka- based Nintendo on Wednesday halved...
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.
Shanghai shares outperformed the region on Friday, as the rest of Asia languished on heightened volatility induced by the Swiss National Bank.
The multiyear losing streak by the video game industry finally came to an end in 2014, though any celebrations may be muted.
The persisting turmoil in commodity markets ignited risk aversion in most Asian stock markets on Wednesday, with Tokyo and Sydney equities finishing at fresh lows.
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.
Ralph Baer never meant to start a multibillion-dollar industry. He was just trying to get an idea out of his head and into the real world.
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.