Pokemon gave it get up and GO
Shares of Nintendo have jumped nearly 10 percent to a six-year high on Friday mostly on the back of the surprise success of its Pokemon GO augmented reality game.
Nintendo share rises 23 percent
It is not official but the world went crazy about the Pokemon Go augmented reality game. Young people and so-called adults are playing the game so much that it got down to mainstream media and even caused a massive crash in the US.
We really have to do something about fatigue
Nintendo is keeping fairly quiet about its VR plans, although a system is clearly on the drawing board.
Like the 3DS
We have suspected that the Nintendo NX rumours was going to abandon optical discs for game storage, but we thought it would move to download only.
But don't expect to see it anytime soon
Nintendo has confirmed that it is to launch its next-generation games console, codenamed 'NX,' in March 2017 but it will not be showing off any prototypes at the Electronics Entertainment Expo.
Is this a return for the Virtual Boy?
The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which claims that the outfit which nearly killed off VR gaming with its “Virtual Boy” wants to get back into the industry.
A bit less bulky and used for VR
Sony has just patented the successor to the 1980's Nintendo Power Glove.
In the shops by the end of the year
Nintendo is predicted to have a new handheld console, dubbed Nintendo NX, in the shops by the end of the year.
Now it has lost its toilet naming obsession
An analyst has given Nintendo’s new NX gaming console a 60 per cent chance of success.