New Pokémon Scope feature announced for Pokémon GO, uses Microsoft HoloLens to see Pokémon in the real world

The Pokémon Company and Niantic will be hosting a new Pokémon GO event similar to the popular AR Garden event that took place last year in Tokyo, Japan. From February 23 to March 3, Media Ambition Tokyo attendees will be able to experience a new feature called the Pokémon Scope, which is essentially Microsoft HoloLens … Continue reading New Pokémon Scope feature announced for Pokémon GO, uses Microsoft HoloLens to see Pokémon in the real world

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NPD: Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu, Let’s Go Eevee, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon and Detective Pikachu are best-sellers for December 2018

The NPD Group has revealed which games were top sellers in the U.S. for December 2018, including Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu, Let’s Go Eevee, Pokémon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon, Detective Pikachu and Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. The full results in each relevant category are as follows: The best-selling games of December 2018 in the U.S. NPD … Continue reading NPD: Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu, Let’s Go Eevee, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon and Detective Pikachu are best-sellers for December 2018

NPD: Nintendo Switch dominates PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in December 2018

December 2018 hardware sales have been revealed by the NPD Group in the U.S. It turns out that Nintendo Switch has dominated the competition thanks to hot new titles such as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee. Read on below for more insight from the folks at VentureBeat: Nintendo Switch sales are off … Continue reading NPD: Nintendo Switch dominates PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in December 2018

NPD: Nintendo Switch overcomes the competition during December 2018

December 2018 hardware sales have been revealed by the NPD Group in the U.S. It turns out that Nintendo Switch has overcome the competition thanks to hot new titles such as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee. Nintendo Switch: 1.77 million units Xbox ONe: 920,000 units PlayStation 4: 797,000 … Continue reading NPD: Nintendo Switch overcomes the competition during December 2018

The NPD Group analyst Mat Piscatella predicts Pokémon will continue driving Nintendo’s performance in 2019

The NPD Group analyst Mat Piscatella has predicted that the Pokémon franchise will continue driving Nintendo's performance in 2019. Read on below for more info: Mat Piscatella, The NPD Group In console hardware, Switch grows, leads market - I have Switch achieving more than 35 share of hardware unit sales in the US in 2019, … Continue reading The NPD Group analyst Mat Piscatella predicts Pokémon will continue driving Nintendo’s performance in 2019

Nintendo Switch outsells competition and sees year-over-year growth in dollar sales thanks to Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee

Thanks to popular releases such as Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee, Nintendo Switch outsold the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in terms of dollar sales during November 2018, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. “For the first time in history, three console platforms achieved more than 1 million units sold in … Continue reading Nintendo Switch outsells competition and sees year-over-year growth in dollar sales thanks to Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee

Top 15 public companies by game revenues, Nintendo makes $1.5 billion

The top 15 public companies by game revenues have been revealed for the first half of 2018. As you can see in the chart above, Nintendo makes an appearance with $1.5 billion accumulated in revenue based on Newzoo estimates. A list of the top 15 is as follows: Tencent: $10.2b Sony: $6.1b Apple: $4.4b Microsoft: … Continue reading Top 15 public companies by game revenues, Nintendo makes $1.5 billion

Nintendo ranks as the 11th most-recognized brand in the UK

Nintendo recently ranked at #11 on the list of the most-recognizable brands in the UK. That's two spots higher than last year with the continued success of the Nintendo Switch. Xbox, meanwhile, dropped six spots to #17 as PlayStation has continued to secure the top spot by piling on new console-exclusive announcements and releases. "Our … Continue reading Nintendo ranks as the 11th most-recognized brand in the UK

Top 10 public companies by game revenues include Nintendo, Bandai Namco, Apple, Tencent and more

Newzoo recently released its report on the top 25 public game companies from 2017, showing continued growth from the usual suspects over the last year as the gaming industry consolidates further into a handful of companies. The top 25 companies accounted for 77 percent of the total global games market, earning a combined $94.1 billion … Continue reading Top 10 public companies by game revenues include Nintendo, Bandai Namco, Apple, Tencent and more

Nintendo Switch will have more exclusives in nine months than Xbox One

With games like Pokkén Tournament DX, the Nintendo Switch console will have more exclusives in nine months than the Xbox One had in 2016 and 2017 put together. The exclusive retail game tally for the Xbox One and the Nintendo Switch is as follows: Nintendo Switch   The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild … Continue reading Nintendo Switch will have more exclusives in nine months than Xbox One