The New Switch Lite Is Exactly What Nintendo Needs to Lift Sales, Analysts Say. Here’s Why

Nintendo’s unveiling of a handheld video game player, Switch Lite, on Wednesday marks a major opportunity for the company, analysts said. Nintendo on Wednesday took the wraps off its Nintendo Switch Lite, and said that it will focus on the handheld gaming market, so players can play Nintendo games and titles from third-party developers wherever […]

Nintendo’s President on Streaming, 5G Wireless, and E-Sports

When presenting on stage at E3, one of the world’s biggest video game conferences, it’s easy for executives to get nervous. And few have more reasons to be nervous than Nintendo’s North America president Doug Bowser. Putting aside the usual pressures that come with E3, the press conferences, the announcements, the consumer reactions, Bowser has […]

E3 2019: Twitter Leaker Posting Spoilers Claims Nintendo Threatened Legal Action

A Twitter user who has successfully leaked some of the biggest announcements from E3 before the company press conferences says they’ve been served with a cease and desist order from a Nintendo lawyer. After promising Nintendo spoilers, the leaker, who goes by the name Sabi on Twitter, said the account will no longer be sharing […]

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 […]