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Pokemon and Super Mario help Nintendo back into profit

Nintendo reports first quarterly profit in a year thanks to its growing mobile games division, the focus now is on its upcoming Switch console.

Nintendo reports first quarterly profit in a year thanks to its growing mobile games division, the focus now is on its upcoming Switch console.

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The father of PAC-MAN dies in Japan

The founder of Japanese toy and game software makers Bandai Namco Holdings has died at the age of 91. Masaya Nakamura was known as the "Father of PAC-MAN".

The founder of Japanese toy and game software makers Bandai Namco Holdings has died at the age of 91. Masaya Nakamura was known as the "Father of PAC-MAN".

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Nintendo's Switch excites gamers

Nintendo unveiled their latest console, the Switch, at a presentation in Tokyo on Friday (13 January).

Nintendo unveiled their latest console, the Switch, at a presentation in Tokyo on Friday (13 January).

Culture

Action and adventure in 'Assassin's Creed'

‘Assassin’s Creed’ stars Michael Fassbender Marion Cotillard and Jeremy Irons and is based on the video game franchise of the same name.

‘Assassin’s Creed’ stars Michael Fassbender Marion Cotillard and Jeremy Irons and is based on the video game franchise of the same name.

Business

Nintendo unveils next-generation games console

Nintendo has shown off its next-generation video gaming console - the Switch - to be launched worldwide in March 2017.

Nintendo has shown off its next-generation video gaming console - the Switch - to be launched worldwide in March 2017.

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Pokemon Go-playing Norway politician is slammed

A senior Norwegian politician has been criticised for playing Pokemon Go on her smart phone during a parliamentary hearing about the country’s defence policy.

A senior Norwegian politician has been criticised for playing Pokemon Go on her smart phone during a parliamentary hearing about the country’s defence policy.

Business

It's a Poke-nomenon

In this edition of Business Line we will tell you all you need to know about the phenomenon that is Pokemon GO.

In this edition of Business Line we will tell you all you need to know about the phenomenon that is Pokemon GO.

Business

No Pokemon profit boost for Nintendo - yet

Despite the popularity of Pokemon GO Nintendo has announced an operating loss for the period from April to June.

Despite the popularity of Pokemon GO Nintendo has announced an operating loss for the period from April to June.

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Nintendo Pokemon share frenzy wilts

Nintendo's shares fell 18 percent in one day after the company pointed out the smash-hit game would have only "limited" benefit for its earnings.

Nintendo's shares fell 18 percent in one day after the company pointed out the smash-hit game would have only "limited" benefit for its earnings.

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John Kirby vs Pokemon Go

State department spokesman John Kriby interrupts his presser statement as he realizes one of the reporters is playing Pokemon Go.

State department spokesman John Kriby interrupts his presser statement as he realizes one of the reporters is playing Pokemon Go.

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Pokemon GO has gone home to Japan

Japan, one of the world's biggest gaming markets, joins the US, Canada, Australia and more than 30 other countries in Europe to offer the "augmented reality" game.

Japan, one of the world's biggest gaming markets, joins the US, Canada, Australia and more than 30 other countries in Europe to offer the "augmented reality" game.

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USA: 'Pokemon-playing driver' hits police car

A driver allegedly playing Pokemon Go hit a police car early on Monday (July, 18) in Baltimore (Maryland, USA).

A driver allegedly playing Pokemon Go hit a police car early on Monday (July, 18) in Baltimore (Maryland, USA).

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Pokémon Go players warned of triggering landmines

The slogan of the hit Pokémon Go mobile game is ‘you’ve got to catch them all’, but for players in Bosnia, it might be worth adding ‘.

The slogan of the hit Pokémon Go mobile game is ‘you’ve got to catch them all’, but for players in Bosnia, it might be worth adding ‘.

Business

Nintendo shares double in price since Pokemon GO release

Pokemon GO continues to boost the shares of video game company Nintendo. They are now worth twice what they were when the 'augmented reality' game was released just over a week ago.

Pokemon GO continues to boost the shares of video game company Nintendo. They are now worth twice what they were when the 'augmented reality' game was released just over a week ago.

Business

Pokemon profits and problems

The 'augmented reality' game Pokemon Go - having become a global phenomenon in just days - is set to make big money but is also creating controversy.

The 'augmented reality' game Pokemon Go - having become a global phenomenon in just days - is set to make big money but is also creating controversy.

Science_technology

Dealing with dementia via video games

A new initiative aims to ease the suffering of the estimated 45-million people worldwide living with dementia.

A new initiative aims to ease the suffering of the estimated 45-million people worldwide living with dementia.

Culture

Angry Birds hope to make Happy Shareholders as movie comes out

The Angry Birds have made the transition from telephone game to top billing at Cannes, with a 3-D animated movie coming out that spills the beans on

The Angry Birds have made the transition from telephone game to top billing at Cannes, with a 3-D animated movie coming out that spills the beans on

Science_technology

Kiel students take Tetris to a whole new level

It is one of the most successful, and most played, video games of all time, a simple concept that has proved to be of near-universal appeal and which

It is one of the most successful, and most played, video games of all time, a simple concept that has proved to be of near-universal appeal and which

Business

Xbox 360 killed off

It's the end of an era for video gamers as the Xbox 360 console is being killed off by maker Microsoft after 11 years.

It's the end of an era for video gamers as the Xbox 360 console is being killed off by maker Microsoft after 11 years.

Culture

'Hardcore Henry', a ground-breaking first person action

‘Hardcore Henry’ is a first-of-its-kind – a film entirely seen from the first person perspective, completely shot with Go-Pro cameras. Everything is

‘Hardcore Henry’ is a first-of-its-kind – a film entirely seen from the first person perspective, completely shot with Go-Pro cameras. Everything is