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Shares in Nintendo powered up on the news the gaming company is into smartphone games.
Stocks in Japan and China settled at new multi-year highs for the second straight session as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's policy meeting.
DeNA has launched a “business and capital alliance” with gaming giant Nintendo; meaning that Luigi and Mario could be on your phone quite soon.
Chinese shares led gains in Asia on Monday, touching a five-year high on rising stimulus bets.
Japanese stocks tracked a positive lead from Wall Street to hit a fresh multi-year high, breaching the 19,000 level, as major indices in the region largely rose on Friday.
Asian shares largely rose on Friday, supported by a stronger close on Wall Street overnight, with Japanese and South Korean markets scaling fresh highs.
Asian indices mostly advanced on Tuesday to hit new highs, but trading remained cautious ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony.
Netflix has started to develop a live action series based on the popular "Legend of Zelda" games, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Asian stocks started the week on the back foot, as data showing China's manufacturing sector remaining in a poor state, along with a less-than-stellar growth data from the U.S., fueled fresh worries over the global economy.
Asian indices were broadly lower early Thursday, as a rout in energy stocks and a slew of disappointing corporate earnings weigh on regional markets.
News of a weak sales outlook clobbered Nintendo's stock with pessimism over their futures, but analysts say it might be too early to tell.
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.
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.
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”.