Nintendo Shares Surge Amid Reports Switch Console is Headed to China

Shares of Nintendo were up 13% in mid-morning trading Thursday after Reuters reported the Nintendo Switch console has received permission to be sold in China. The Department of Culture and Tourism in Guangdong province has given Chinese gaming giant Tencent permission to distribute a Nintendo Switch console with a test version of New Super Mario […]

‘Final Fantasy VII’ Finally Comes to Nintendo, Two Decades After It Made PlayStation a Must-Have

A long-time fantasy has just come true for millions of Nintendo video gamers around the world. Final Fantasy VII, the beloved adventure game that was first released in 1997–but not for Nintendo–was made available on the company’s Switch platform today, more than two decades after its debut. The move is a major deal for video-game […]

Nintendo Hopes to Boost Gaming Business With New Switch Models

Nintendo’s popular Switch gaming device might soon have some successors. The Japanese gaming giant is planning to launch two new Switch models as early as this summer, The Wall Street Journal is reporting, citing people who claim to have knowledge of its plans. One of the models would be designed for long-time players who want […]

Microsoft Is Bringing Xbox Live to iOS and Android. Could PS4 and Nintendo Be Next?

Microsoft wants to bring the Xbox Live experience to two billion gamers around the world, so they’re launching a new developer’s kit that will make it easy for game makers to integrate some of the key Xbox Live features into mobile games. The Xbox Live developers kit will allow game makers to select features they […]