16 Oct
Japan stocks sold off Thursday morning, after U.S. markets ended sharply lower in a volatile session overnight.
15 Oct
Japan stocks rebounded Wednesday morning from previous heavy losses, breaking a five-day losing streak.
11 Oct
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11 Oct
Sorry, but your browser needs Javascript to use this site. Nintendo Co.'s new 3DS portable game consoles are shown as customers wait in line to buy them Saturday at Yodobashi Camera Co.'s flagship store in the city of Osaka.
8 Oct
Nintendo Co. Ltd. has announced an official release date for fighting game “Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U.” The game will launch in North America on Nov. 21, Dec. 5 in Europe, and on Dec. 6 in Japan and Australia. In mid-September, it was rumored the game was coming to Nintendo’s eighth-generation console on Nov. 21, but the Japanese electronics brand didn’t confirm the release date.
7 Oct
The Wii U version of Super Smash Bros. hammers onto retail shelves on November 21 in North America, with Europe having to wait a little longer until December 5. Nintendo is also launching its Amiibo range of compatible figurines on the same day...
7 Oct
3DS users can spice up their portable lives with new Home Menu themes, available now not just in Japan but in North America and Europe too. There are five free themes that give the startup screen a basic splash of color, but if you're after something...
6 Oct
A turn back down for the yen and a Friday rally in the U.S. sealed a solidly higher open Japanese stocks Monday, overcoming a typhoon and a lackluster earnings report in the retail sector.
29 Sep
The new New Nintendo Perhaps not that imaginatively named, the New Nintendo 3DS (NN3DS) is indeed the new Nintendo 3DS. But this is not just a simple redesign — there is an array of new features, including a larger screen and more powerful game hardware. There’s also an extra nublike analog stick, called the C-stick, […] The post The New Nintendo 3DS, plus scary games to get you ready for ...
29 Sep
Chinese consumers will get their first shot at legally buying game consoles today after a 14-year ban, as Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) begins offering its Xbox One in 4,000 stores. Microsoft was the industry's first big player to start production in China, beating Nintendo Co. (7974) and Sony Corp. (6758) Yet the Xbox maker will contend with a generation that learned to play games on smartphones and ...
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