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    1. May 16, 2016

      Nintendo seeks to leap into movies

      Nintendo is hoping Mario and its other top gaming characters can jump on to the big screen on top of earlier ventures...

    2. April 29, 2016

      Console games makers defy predictions of doom

      When Microsoft launched the Xbox 360 gaming console in 2005, Nokia controlled almost a third of the mobile phone market...

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    1. Special Report: Investing in Japan 2013

      The government is stirring hopes that it will adopt bold measures to deregulate indust...
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    1. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      Nintendo forecasts disappoint as FY profits slide

      Nintendo forecast a weaker-than-expected rise in profits for the year ahead as the Japanese games group reported a...

    2. April 6, 2016

      A Japanese first-mover in the fitness wearables race

      On the fourth floor of Tokyo’s busiest electronics store, rack after gleaming rack of gadgets pay homage to a 21st...

    3. Fast FT

      March 24, 2016

      Sony to make games for smartphones

      Sony will start developing games for smart devices like smartphones, in a bid to bolster its share in the growing...

    4. Tech blog

      March 23, 2016

      #techFT - Streaming beats music downloads

      Streaming revenues overtook those of music downloads in 2015, Uber is suffering from non-existent Indian passengers,...

    5. Tech blog

      March 22, 2016

      #techFT - What's behind the new iPhone

      The iPhone SE fills a gap for Apple, a Silicon Valley tech titan has died, Israel is enjoying a tech boom. #techFT is a...

    6. March 22, 2016

      Nintendo surges on smartphone app release

      Shares in Nintendo surged on Tuesday after the Kyoto-based company revealed that a whimsical smartphone app widely...

    7. March 22, 2016

      Nintendo: one in a miillion

      Sceptics of Nintendo’s first smartphone offering have just been bashed by a bouncing barrel. On Tuesday market...

    8. Tech blog

      February 26, 2016

      #techFT - Apple forces gather against FBI

      Apple has revealed its legal strategy against the FBI, Nintendo has issued another profit warning, the Cat S60...

    9. February 26, 2016

      Nintendo blames strong yen for lower profit forecasts

      Nintendo has become the first major Japanese exporter to revise ​its public outlook for the yen upward as the...

    10. FT Data

      February 4, 2016

      The day in 4 charts: Shell earnings, Eurozone forecast, US recession?, Nintendo market share

      February 4: the day in 4 charts Today’s top stories: Shell’s chief executive remains bullish despite an 80 per cent...

    11. February 3, 2016

      Wealth managers hire Donkey Kong coders to woo millennials

      Magic jewels, power bars or golden nuggets are the conventional objects of desire for the video game devotee. But...

    12. February 2, 2016

      Nintendo signals cautious return to virtual reality

      Nintendo’s president has signalled that the Japanese video games company is exploring virtual reality technology more...

    13. Fast FT

      February 2, 2016

      Revenues and profits slide at Nintendo

      Nintendo’s third quarter revenues and profits both fell compared to a year earlier, as blockbuster games failed to...

    14. January 21, 2016

      Nintendo: Zelda rally, buy the dip

      Sentiment can have an outsized impact upon share price performance. Last March, shares in Nintendo, the Japanese game...

    15. October 29, 2015

      Treasury yields climb on Fed rate outlook

      Thursday 20:00 GMT. US Treasury yields climbed to their highest in a month and the dollar held within sight of its best...

    16. October 29, 2015

      Nintendo shares hit by smartphone game delay

      Shares in Nintendo plunged 9 per cent on Thursday after the Kyoto-based company delayed its charge into the $26bn...

    17. October 15, 2015

      Nintendo makes first investment in mobile gaming company

      Nintendo is making its first investment in a mobile gaming company outside Japan, joining Google and the company behind...

    18. September 17, 2015

      Amazon takes aim at Apple in battle for the living room

      Amazon is not giving up on making its own devices despite abandoning its slow-selling Fire smartphone earlier this...

    19. September 14, 2015

      Nintendo promotes Tatsumi Kimishima to president

      Nintendo named Tatsumi Kimishima, former head of the Japanese gaming company’s North American operations, as its new...

    20. July 29, 2015

      Nintendo swings to first-quarter profit

      Nintendo unexpectedly returned to profit for the first quarter, boosted by cost controls and the strong performance of...

    21. July 17, 2015

      Week in Review, July 18

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Probe widens into  Deutsche Bank’s...

    22. July 15, 2015

      Nintendo’s wizards put the magic into video games

      About a decade ago, Bobby Kotick, chief executive of the video games company Activision Blizzard, flew to Kyoto to...

    23. July 13, 2015

      Nintendo president Satoru Iwata dies of cancer

      Satoru Iwata, the 55-year-old chief executive of Nintendo who redefined video gaming with the launch of the Wii console...

    24. FT Alphaville

      July 13, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      Fraught negotiations in Brussels over a EUR86bn bailout package at the weekend created fresh uncertainty for Greece...

    25. May 7, 2015

      Nintendo gears up for smartphone lift

      Nintendo has forecast a doubling of its annual operating profit this year, as it prepares to make its computer games...

    26. April 22, 2015

      Nikkei 225 passes 20,000 after 15-year wait

      Japan’s Nikkei 225 closed above 20,000 points on Wednesday for the first time since the days of the dotcom bubble, as...

    27. April 6, 2015

      Japan tech: the sun rises again

      Olympus has fallen. So have Canon, Sharp and various other former giants. Japanese consumer electronics once dominated....

    28. March 29, 2015

      Activist hedge fund turns focus on Japan’s Kyocera and Canon

      The hedge fund that encouraged Japanese games console maker Nintendo into allowing its heroes on to smartphones is...

    29. March 18, 2015

      Nintendo’s shift into mobiles powers up shares

      Shares in Nintendo surged more than a fifth on Wednesday after the Japanese games console maker made its biggest move...

    30. FT Alphaville

      March 18, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Benjamin Netanyahu won a decisive victory in Israel’s national election,...

    31. March 2, 2015

      Developers see the future of games on smaller mobile screens

      When King Digital Entertainment launched its eagerly awaited follow-up to the popular mobile game Candy Crush Saga, it...

    32. October 29, 2014

      ‘Mario Kart 8’ helps Nintendo swing to profit

      Nintendo booked a bigger-than-expected profit for the second quarter on the back of a weaker yen and brisk sales of new...

    33. July 30, 2014

      Nintendo losses widen amid falling console sales

      Nintendo suffered a greater first-quarter loss than it anticipated as the Japanese video games group battled falling...

    34. July 30, 2014

      Nintendo -- Is the game up?

      Weee! Or Wii, that is. The plunge in Nintendo’s profitability continues. Wednesday’s first quarter earnings...

    35. July 23, 2014

      Sega vs Nintendo: a review of Console Wars by Blake J Harris

      Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo and the Battle that Defined a Generation by Blake J Harris HarperCollins/Atlantic;...

    36. July 13, 2014

      Owen Mahoney of Nexon: a US geek at the helm of a Japanese game developer

      If a tech geek could design a dream CV, it would probably look a lot like Owen Mahoney’s. He earned spare cash as a...

    37. June 10, 2014

      Sony woos gamers with beefed up PS4

      Sony, the Japanese consumer electronics group, is beefing up its PlayStation 4 game player as it seeks to capitalise on...

    38. June 9, 2014

      Sony outplays Nintendo in game console sales

      Sony has topped Nintendo in annual sales of video game consoles for the first time in eight years – a bittersweet...

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