Category: Nintendo

Nintendo Forecasts: What downturn?

Posted by: Kenji Hall on August 29

In April, analysts were down on Nintendo because the company appeared to be losing steam. For one, Nintendo’s financial forecasts suggested that, this year, the company would not match the…

Help! My Wii Says I’m Fat

Posted by: Matt Vella on May 09

As Nintendo gears up its next big thing – the May 19 release of Wii Fit – games blogs and websites are abuzz over what might be described as the…

Nintendo Rakes It In…But For How Long?

Posted by: Kenji Hall on April 24

Not even a slowing economy and an unfavorably strong Japanese yen could get in Nintendo’s way. For the fiscal year through March, the video game company reported on April 24…

Medaverse’s Founders Talk About Nintendo WiiWare

Posted by: Kenji Hall on April 18

It’s been many years since people stopped thinking of video games as a cottage industry. But as the multibillion dollar industry has matured, the little guys who were its heart…

What’s Wrong With Nintendo’s Stock?

Posted by: Matt Vella on February 06

Call it the hard bigotry of high expectations. Nintendo (NTDOY) may be coming off a blockbuster 2007 when Wii units and DS portables blew off store shelves, but that hasn’t…

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No longer child's play, the booming global games market is worth billions of dollars. In Games, Inc., BusinessWeek Innovation writer Matt Vella and Tokyo correspondent Kenji Hall analyze emerging business trends in video games and interactive entertainment. They’ll examine everything from button-mashing, chart-topping, console games to serious games commissioned by big corporations to train staff. They’ll also map the evolution of expansive virtual worlds and go behind the strategies at companies that are turning play into big business.

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