Nintendo is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics and video game company headquartered in Kyoto, Japan. Interestingly, the company was founded in 1889 as Nintendo Karuta to produce playing cards. In the 1960s, Nintendo became a public company under its current name. In 1977, it began distributing its first video game console, the Color TV-Game. Nintendo's claim to fame was the Donkey Kong game released in 1981 and the Super Mario Bros. series that started in 1985 and continues selling to this day. Since its inception, Nintendo has produced several successful game consoles including the Game Boy, Nintendo Entertainment System, the Nintendo DS, and the Nintendo Wii. Its most recent offering is called the Nintendo Switch the company has also created several popular audio game franchises including the Legend of Zelda, Pokémon, Animal Crossing, and Super Smash Bros. As of September 2021, Nintendo is one of Japan's wealthiest and most valuable companies. Nintendo of America is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nintendo that was established in 1980 and is based in Redmond, Washington.
09 Dec 2022Microsoft
At the beginning of this year, Microsoft sent shockwaves through the gaming and tech industry with its announcement that it would acquire Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion.
07 Jul 2021Nintendo Switch
Japanese gaming company Nintendo has launched its latest version of the Switch gaming console, called the Switch (OLED model).
20 Jun 2021Gaming Bytes
Japanese video game giant Nintendo announced Mario Party Superstars for the Nintendo Switch at the E3 2021 Nintendo Direct presentation recently. The 12th installment in the Mario Party series is slated to hit Nintendo's handheld console on October 29.
17 Jun 2021Twitter
Twitter seems to have lost the dangerous game of chicken it has been playing with the Indian government.
12 May 2021Apple
Apple has long abstained from launching products and software features that would attract gamers to the company's ecosystem. However, if rumors circulating on the Korean forum Clien.net are to be believed, Apple could be in the process of developing a Nintendo Switch rival.
04 Mar 2021Nintendo Switch
The long-overdue Nintendo Switch update might be coming this year, going by the latest supply chain leak.
22 Jan 2021Microsoft
Folks using game controllers on their Android devices would agree that haptic feedback on wired and wireless controllers is a long way off from their console counterparts. Android games either have no rumble, or rather basic rumble support. XDA-Developers reports that will soon change.
11 Jan 2021Twitter
Well-known data miner and console hacker SciresM has leaked specifications of what could be the Nintendo Switch Pro. The details were buried within the firmware of the current-gen Switch console.
07 Mar 2020Sony
A rare Nintendo PlayStation prototype has gone under the hammer for a whopping $360,000 (roughly Rs. 2.67 crore). According to the auctioneer, Heritage Auctions, this gaming console is said to be the last remaining prototype of the 200 units that were produced from the failed collaboration between Sony and Nintendo.
07 Jan 2020Intel
Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is not just about new upcoming technology, but it's also a great place for companies to showcase interesting concepts/ideas that may not release anytime soon.
02 Aug 2019Technology
A rare fantasy video game by Nintendo has been sold for Rs. 7 lakh in an online auction.
18 Jun 2019iOS
We all know Mario and have often helped the Italian plumber save Princess Peach from Bowser.
11 May 2019Pokemon
Pokémon are adorable and their games, fun. Soon, we will have a new Pokémon video game to play on our smartphones.
20 Jan 2019Smartphones
Do you remember Nintendo Switch - the 2017's all-in-one gaming device that worked as a handheld machine as well as a TV console?
31 Oct 2018iOS
Fortnite is an immensely popular Battle Royale that keeps adding new and exciting content to hook more gamers.
03 Oct 2018iOS
Fortnite has gone live with its latest Season 6 update. Update 6.01 is live for Xbox One, PS4, PC, iOS, Android and Nintendo Switch.
30 Aug 2018Hong Kong
Following the rise of mobile gaming, Nintendo is stepping up its efforts.
30 Aug 2018Pokemon
Nintendo is known for taking a tough stance against unofficial games. However, this time, it has hit at the source.
27 Aug 2018Gaming Bytes
'Bring to Light' is a video game developed by Red Meat Games. It was released on July 13, which was coincidentally a Friday.
20 Aug 2018Gaming Bytes
For those unaware, an Easter egg is an intentionally hidden joke or a message in a video game.
15 Aug 2018Japan
Nintendo announced, recently, that it has now sold 725 million video game consoles in 35 years.
29 Jul 2018iPhone
Simple video games created for people to just have fun and de-stress are called casual games. They don't demand a lot of time and can be played anytime.
10 Mar 2018Android
Celebrating Mario Day (March 10=Mar10=Mario) in style, Google Maps has partnered with Nintendo to bring Mario to Google Maps on iOS and Android apps.
14 Dec 2017Samsung
As the year 2017 draws to a close, Google has released the annual "Year in Search", revealing the top trending searches of the year.
14 Aug 2017California
According to its latest earnings report, Nintendo has sold 4.7 million units of Switch, since it was launched this year.
29 Jul 2017Harry Potter
I learned something today - Gitmo is apparently another word for America's most controversial prison, Guantanamo Bay.
28 Jun 2017United States of America
Gamers all around the world are now excited about the launch of a mini version of 1990s gaming hit 'Super Nintendo Entertainment System' (SNES), which sold 50 million units worldwide.