Polygon explains how Nintendo introduced the Game Boy, Tetris and Pokémon to the West

The folks at Polygon have put together an informative piece to explain how Nintendo introduced the Game Boy, Tetris and Pokémon to the West. Read on below for a few excerpts from the riveting article: "In Japan, the Game Boy would be an easy sell. It was as perfect a device for children and the … Continue reading Polygon explains how Nintendo introduced the Game Boy, Tetris and Pokémon to the West

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Nintendo Switch officially outsells Nintendo 64 with 34.74 million units sold worldwide

With 34.74 million units sold worldwide as of March 31, 2019, Nintendo Switch has officially outsold Nintendo 64: The global figures for Nintendo Switch as of 31 March 2019 now stand at 34.74 million units sold worldwide, above the 32.93 million units of Nintendo 64. The next hurdles for the Switch are Game & Watch … Continue reading Nintendo Switch officially outsells Nintendo 64 with 34.74 million units sold worldwide

Nintendo sells more than 700 million hardware units worldwide

According to Nintendo’s latest financial report, the company has managed to achieve a total of 727.65 million units in total hardware sales. A breakdown for what lead up to this impressive milestone is as follows: Nintendo Home Console Sales (all numbers in millions) NES — 61.91 SNES — 49.10 N64 — 32.93 GameCube — 21.74 … Continue reading Nintendo sells more than 700 million hardware units worldwide

Happy National Video Games Day 2018!

Which Pokémon and/or Nintendo video game is your favorite? There are so many great ones to choose from the Nintendo Entertainment System all the way to Nintendo Switch! Source: @Pokemon and Nintendo of America @NintendoAmerica

The Pokémon Company president Tsunekazu Ishihara wishes Sound Fantasy was on Super Famicom Mini

The recently-released Super Famicom Mini microconsole comes with 21 games pre-loaded, including the never-before-released Star Fox 2. In a special issue of Famitsu, some of Japan’s most famous developers were asked to share which game they wished was included. Here are the games they picked: Tsunekazu Ishihara (The Pokémon Company) - Sound Fantasy (never released) … Continue reading The Pokémon Company president Tsunekazu Ishihara wishes Sound Fantasy was on Super Famicom Mini