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Nintendo Cuts Profit Forecast Despite Improving Sales
2012-10-24 13:46:19

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Nintendo has cut its profit forecast for the year by about a third, backtracking now by saying it anticipates profits of $250 million rather than $438 million. The Japanese company downgraded its forecast despite figures showing an improvement in operating losses. Annual sales of Nintendo's 3DS handheld player will be 17.5 million units, which is a 5.4 percent decrease than what was previously estimated. Nintendo also lowered...

Nintendo 3DS Sales Break 4M Mark; Zelda Sells 1M in Two Months
2012-01-03 12:45:35

The Japanese video game giant Nintendo announced this week that its 2011 sales of Nintendo´s 3DS hardware had surpassed the 4 million mark in the United States alone. Market analysts say Nintendo´s sales figures for the handheld game console were given a significant boost thanks to new versions of two of Nintendo´s most beloved video game legacies: Mario Kart 7 and Super Mario 3D Land.  According to their own in-house sales figures, both games sold over a million copies...

2011-01-10 11:00:00

The persinal gaming battle is heating up as Nintendo Co. has announced plans to ship 1.5 million of its 3D capable handheld game systems. "The company will work on preventing the shortages of products that happened earlier when DS versions were first released," Nintendo President Satoru Iwata said in an interview with the Nikkei business daily published on Monday "It's important that we ensure a continuous supply," Iwata was quoted as saying by the Nikkei. After an initial Japanese launch on...

2008-10-03 12:05:00

For weeks, rumors have circulated in the gamer blogosphere that Nintendo (NTDOY) would release a new version of its portable DS video game console. On Oct. 2, the Japanese game company made it official at its annual Nintendo Conference in Tokyo, saying the dual-screen DSi would be on store shelves in Japan at the beginning of next month. Consumers overseas will have to wait until sometime in 2009 to get theirs. The new DSi is Nintendo's attempt to answer the threat the company faces from a...

2008-10-02 18:00:04

Tokyo, Oct. 2 (Jiji Press)--Nintendo Co. said Thursday it will release a new model of the popular Nintendo DS portable video game machine in Japan on Nov. 1, which can take pictures and play music. The new model, called Nintendo DSi, boasts improved audio quality and a screen that is 17 pct larger than that of the existing model, although the two are almost identical in size. The DSi will retail for 18,900 yen. The new machine will go on sale overseas next year. The DS series has...

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