Satoru Iwata

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Nintendo president and chief executive Satoru Iwata died due to a growth in his bile duct, the company said

Japanese videogame maker Nintendo’s chief executive and president, Satoru Iwata, died on Saturday due to a growth in his bile duct, the company said. (...)

The new approach comes as Nintendo’s Wii U console lags  Sony’s PlayStation and Microsoft’s XBox Photograph: Reuters

Japanese videogame maker Nintendo forecast its long-awaited entry into smartphone games would help it double annual operating profit in the year endin(...)

The move into smartphone apps could further dent console sales, some analysts said

Shares in Japanese video game maker Nintendo on Wednesday notched their biggest daily gain since listing as investors cheered the decision by the cre(...)

Japanese gaming giant Nintendo has said its net profit in the October-December 2013 quarter dropped 77 per cent from a year earlier due to sales slumps and tougher competition. Photograph: Kiyoshi Ota/EPA

Nintendo will spend as much as 125 billion yen (€880 million) buying back shares after Christmas shoppers shunned its Wii U console and games featurin(...)

A man looks at items and accessories for Nintendo Co’s Wii U game consoles, as its 3DS portable game console software are displayed at an electronics retail store in Tokyo. Photograph: Yuya Shino/Reuters

Nintendo is under pressure to consider ending production of video-game machines after reporting disappointing sales of its Wii U console and forecasti(...)