Nintendo is “sorry to keep customers waiting” outside Nintendo TOKYO store

Nintendo's first official store in Japan, Nintendo Tokyo, opened its doors in the Shibuya Parco building as of November 22. The store’s opening coincided with the reopening of Shibuya Parco. Nintendo Tokyo sells video game systems, software, character-based merchandise and more. It will host events and playable game demos on a regular basis. A new … Continue reading Nintendo is “sorry to keep customers waiting” outside Nintendo TOKYO store

This complete Pokémon card set sold for more than $107,000

This complete Pokémon card set sold for more than $107,000. Sold by Goldin Auctions, the first-edition set of Pokémon cards featured a rare #4 Charizard. Photo via @tictoc Certain Pokémon TCG cards are extremely hard to find and some collectors are willing to pay anything to get their hands on them. A complete Pokémon TCG … Continue reading This complete Pokémon card set sold for more than $107,000

Report: Smaller Nintendo Switch model launching by the end of June, updated console later this year

According to a new report by Bloomberg, the heavily-rumored smaller Nintendo Switch model is launching by the end of June 2019, with another updated console set to release later in the year. Read on below for a few excerpts from the report: "Analysts estimate Nintendo shipped 17.4 million Switch units in the fiscal year that … Continue reading Report: Smaller Nintendo Switch model launching by the end of June, updated console later this year

Bloomberg Businessweek explores Nintendo’s 130-year-old history from hanafuda cards to the immense success of investing in Niantic and Pokémon GO

Bloomberg Businessweek has put together an article that delves into Nintendo's 130-year-old extensive history, from hanafuda cards to the immense success of investing in Niantic and Pokémon GO. You can check out a few excerpts via the following passages: For anyone who’s ever marveled at Nintendo’s vivid, phantasmagoric, zoologically ornate video games, visiting the company’s … Continue reading Bloomberg Businessweek explores Nintendo’s 130-year-old history from hanafuda cards to the immense success of investing in Niantic and Pokémon GO