"Street Fighter" and "Donkey Kong" are among the five classic video games announced as new additions to the World Video Game Hall of Fame.
Asian markets closed mixed on Friday with South Korea hit by comments from President Donald Trump on trade to military defense.
The Nintendo Switch posted impressive out-of-the-gate sales.
Nintendo has some good news for investors.
Nintendo said it is aiming for 10 million units of sales of its new Switch console this fiscal year.
Nintendo will release its fiscal 2016 earnings on Thursday, which will include the first sales numbers for the Switch console.
The SNES had a number of popular games including "Super Mario World" and "Donkey Kong Country".
GameStop shares will turn around aided by the new Nintendo Switch console, CFO and CNBC CFO Council contributor Robert Lloyd told CNBC on Monday.
Nintendo to double the production of its Switch console due to high demand
Preliminary reports suggest strong sales figures for Nintendo's Switch and IDC expects the console to ship 8 million units by Q1'18.
Kazunori Ito of Ibbotson Associates Japan explains why he recommends Nintendo and Nidec, and would buy Murata stock on the dips.
CNBC had a chance to test out Nintendo's new gaming system back in January. Here are our first impressions.
Atul Goyal of Jefferies says the console's hybrid approach is an innovative one.
As Nintendo launches the new Switch hybrid console, CNBC takes a look back at its previous offerings.
Rob Enderle, principal analyst at Enderle Group, says the market for Nintendo's latest console is limited.
With the launch of Nintendo Switch, the game maker is fighting for the attention of gamers, and to regain favor with third-party publishers.
Nintendo is taking a fresh approach to the video game market with the new Switch console.
Asian shares were mostly higher on Wednesday after China's manufacturing sector showed signs of expansion in January.
Nintendo's strong intellectual property library and the upcoming launch of its new Switch consoles could see an earnings reversal.
Kazunori Ito, Ibbotson Associates Japan, says that numbers were disappointing but that the company's future looks solid.