Nintendo Co Ltd


  • Why Sony’s PS4 won’t make it to China this week Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 10:06 AM ET
    Sony Playstation PS4 console

    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 bourses broadly higher as oil rebounds Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 2:46 AM ET
    Passers-by are reflected on an electronic board showing Japan's Nikkei stock average and the Japanese yen's exchange rate against the U.S. dollar (top) at a brokerage in Tokyo, November 17, 2014.

    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.

  • Shanghai outperforms Asian markets in regional slump Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 2:29 AM ET

    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.

  • The man who founded a $100 billion industry dies Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 11:16 AM ET
    Ralph Baer

    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.

  • Porn and gamers team up in eSports sponsorship Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 5:04 PM ET
    Team YP

    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.

  • Shanghai and Japan stocks close at multi-year highs Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 6:34 AM ET

    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.

  • Hot new video games to shine this holiday season Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 11:58 AM ET
    People walk past a billboard advertising the latest installment of 'Call of Duty' video game near Times Square in New York on November 6, 2014.

    A new lineup of video games for the 2014 holiday season has some promising signs that sales will go up this year.

  • 10 must-have video games this holiday season Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 12:16 PM ET
    Halo: The Master Chief Collection

    Here are 10 high quality video games that will make perfect gifts for the 2014 holidays.

  • Microsoft's approach to green lighting new games Saturday, 8 Nov 2014 | 2:00 PM ET

    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.

  • Asia stocks mixed after end of QE; earnings in focus Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 3:05 AM ET

    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.

  • Nikkei climbs on U.S. economy optimism; Nintendo shines Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 2:09 AM ET

    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.

  • Nikkei rises to 3-week high on Fed view; Nintendo soars Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 10:06 PM ET

    *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...

  • Oct 29- Akamai Technologies Inc, whose service helps speed up delivery of Web content, reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue, helped by strong demand for its media and security products. Akamai and rivals Level 3 Communications Inc and Limelight Networks Inc are benefiting from a surge in consumption and transfer of online media and...

  • Industrial production rose by 2.7 percent in September, the fastest pace since January, easing some concerns about Japan's factory activity and the broader economy. Japan's largest investment banking and securities group Nomura Holdings was boosted by better-than-expected earnings. Shares in the firm soared 5 percent after its second quarter net profit...

  • Big week for Japan with data suite, BOJ Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 | 6:40 PM ET

    Japan's economy is in the spotlight in Asia's business calendar this week as investors look to a suite of economic indicators for signs of recovery following a sales tax hike earlier this year.

  • Asian equity markets were mostly higher on Tuesday with Shanghai and Japanese shares leading the gains despite the absence of a U.S. lead.