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Nintendo President On Expanding Switch Production Structure For Big Opportunities

By Sato . October 31, 2017 . 12:30am With the holiday season approaching and the company’s recent increase in its Switch sales forecast, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima had more to share about expanding production structure in the company’s latest financial results briefing.   The first holiday season for Nintendo Switch will be here soon. Sales began for Nintendo Switch in March, which is not the usual sales season. Our challenge, as we head into the …

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Super Mario Run Hits 200 Million Downloads But Nintendo Says Its Profit Is Still Unacceptable

Super Mario Run has now passed 200 million downloads worldwide, up from 150 million. That’s a massive number, but Nintendo doesn’t see the game as having an acceptable level of financial success yet. As part of its latest earnings report today, Nintendo said that Super Mario Run has “not yet reached an acceptable profit point.” This follows comments from Nintendo about how the game had not made the kind of money that it hoped. Despite …

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Switch helps Nintendo half-year net profit soar 35 percent

FILE – In this Jan. 13, 2017, file photo, journalists wait outside the venue for the presentation of the new Nintendo Switch in Tokyo. Japanese video-game maker Nintendo says its net profit jumped 35 percent in April-September, 2017, helped by the popularity of its Switch hybrid game machine. The company said Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, it logged a 51.5 billion yen ($456 million) net profit in the fiscal first half-year(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File) TOKYO (AP) …

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Super Mario Odyssey caps off a banner year for Nintendo – Entertainment

It wasn’t very long ago that Nintendo lagged far behind its competitors in the video games horse race. But the Japanese company has always proven resilient, and 2017 has so far been one of its best years ever. The company said Monday that its net profit jumped 35 per cent in April-September from a year earlier, helped by popularity of its Switch hybrid game machine and new releases. It logged a 51.5 billion yen ($584 million) net …

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Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime on ‘Super Mario’ and Vans, Uniqlo deals

“I got a feeling we’re not in Brooklyn no more.” What a line, right? The Super Mario Bros. movie from 1993 was and is exceptionally bad. Released at a moment when Nintendo was at the top of its game with the wildly successful Super NES console, the movie came across as a shallow, half-baked tie-in. That’s because it was! Even Nintendo admits it. While the publisher has come a long way, especially over the past …

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Vastking G800 is a Nintendo Switch for Windows 10 gamers

The Vastking G800 is shaping up to offer everything you love about the Nintendo Switch while running Windows 10. Nintendo has seen widespread success this year with the Nintendo Switch – its latest gaming device that blurs the lines between a traditional home console and handheld system. Featuring a tablet form factor and detachable “Joy-Con” controllers, the device has garnered a fair amount of traction and PC manufacturers have clearly taken note. As reported by …

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‘Mario Odyssey’ for Nintendo Switch video game review

By Christopher Byrd By Christopher Byrd October 30 at 1:36 PM (Courtesy of Nintendo) Mario OdysseyDeveloped by: NintendoPublished by: NintendoAvailable on: Nintendo Switch I can’t think of another 2017 title that has given me as much pure delight as “Mario Odyssey,” the new game for Nintendo Switch. In fact, I might have to look all the way back to “Mario 64” (1996), the game that did so much to popularize 3-D virtual environments, to find …

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The best Nintendo 3DS games you can buy

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Pixabay/Business Insider The Insider Pick: The Nintendo 3DS is a great handheld gaming console with many fun games. We’ve rounded up five of our favorite 3DS games to help you build your collection. Nintendo wrote the book on portable gaming with the release of the classic Game Boy in 1989 …

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Nintendo Ships 1.7 Million SNES Classic Mini Consoles as of September 30th

1.7 million SNES Classic Mini consoles have been shipped as of September 30, Nintendo has announced. According to Wall Street Journal reporter Takashi Mochizuki, the Japanese gaming behemoth confirmed this during its most recent earnings briefing. Nintendo said it shipped 1.7 million units of SNES Classic as of Sept. 30. — Takashi Mochizuki (@mochi_wsj) October 30, 2017 The NES classis mini successor was launched in North America and Europe on September 29 after being announced …

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Super Mario Odyssey biggest Nintendo Switch launch ever in UK charts

Super Mario Odyssey – the Switch’s biggest hit so far Assassin’s Creed Origins has sold less than Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, but still managed to beat Super Mario Odyssey in the all formats chart. Game review: Assassin’s Creed Origins aims to fix the problems of the past The madness of last week’s release schedules has led to a split decision in this week’s UK sales charts, with Super Mario Odyssey the best-selling individual format game but …

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This Is The Police Review – Switch

Freeburg City is suffering. Far from a shining beacon of American civilisation, it bears closer resemblance to a wounded fighter on the ropes, reeling from hit after hit but too old and stubborn to give up entirely. The neon skyline of the ’80s is fading, giving way to a new decade painted in varying shades of grey. What liberty there is suffers constantly under the influence of powerful gangs, a corrupt city hall, and escalating …

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Nintendo Could Be Working On A New Donkey Kong Game

by Robert Workman | October 29, 2017 Nintendo certainly has taken good care of its franchises as far as the Nintendo Switch is concerned, as we’ve gotten new games in the Splatoon, Super Mario, and Legend of Zelda series this year alone. Not to mention Metroid is getting some love with a fourth Prime game, as well as Samus Returns on the 3DS. And 2018 will be chock full of the return of several …

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Nintendo President Hints at 2nd Zelda DLC Date; Rewards Program Coming to Switch

The 2nd Zelda DLC May be Revealed this November When it comes to Nintendo, our demand is never-ending. Now, let’s talk about what’s coming next for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Fans will be happy to know that the 2nd expansion, titled The Champion’s Ballad, is still on track. Speaking with Kotaku, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime was in town to talk about Super Mario Odyssey. So, naturally, he was asked about Breath of the …

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Nintendo Switch Still Has Eyes Set On Netflix, Says Reggie Fils-Aime

by Liana Ruppert | October 28, 2017 The Nintendo Switch continues to be a huge hit with gamers everywhere, and the inclusion of more third party support than ever before is only increasing its popularity. But what about the other services that Nintendo has discussed in the past? With the Switch’s easy portability, video streaming services such as Netflix would be a functional addition to the platform but the subject has been a silent one. …

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Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aimé on the evolution of Super Mario Odyssey

From the outside, at least, Nintendo is a study in contradictions, at once devoted to the constant development of new gaming experiences, while remaining deferential and staunchly loyal to its past. Fittingly, the gaming giant’s American president Reggie Fils-Aimé references its longtime executives and creative forces with great reverence, quoting predecessors several times over the course of our half-hour-long conversation ahead of the launch of Super Mario Odyssey. The game has been out for a …

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