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The Nintendo Switch, SNES Classic Just Beat the Snot Out of Sony, Microsoft

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. If a report from the NPD Group is accurate, Nintendo is eating Sony and Microsoft’s lunch in the United States. The Switch was the #1 selling console in October, while the Nintendo SNES Classic is #2. Add in 3DS sales, and the Nintendo Empire supposedly accounted for a stunning 66 percent of video game hardware sold in the US in October. Nintendo cheekily notes that the US console hardware market broke one million units in ...

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The Nintendo Switch, SNES Classic Just Beat the Snot Out of Sony, Microsoft

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. If a report from the NPD Group is accurate, Nintendo is eating Sony and Microsoft’s lunch in the United States. The Switch was the #1 selling console in October, while the Nintendo SNES Classic is #2. Add in 3DS sales, and the Nintendo Empire supposedly accounted for a stunning 66 percent of video game hardware sold in the US in October. Nintendo cheekily notes that the US console hardware market broke one million units in ...

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The Nintendo Switch, SNES Classic Just Beat the Snot Out of Sony, Microsoft

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. If a report from the NPD Group is accurate, Nintendo is eating Sony and Microsoft’s lunch in the United States. The Switch was the #1 selling console in October, while the Nintendo SNES Classic is #2. Add in 3DS sales, and the Nintendo Empire supposedly accounted for a stunning 66 percent of video game hardware sold in the US in October. Nintendo cheekily notes that the US console hardware market broke one million units in ...

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A New Mario Movie Could Happen As Nintendo Reportedly Nears Deal With Despicable Me Studio

Mario may be headed to the big screen once again. 24 years after the failure that is the live-action Super Mario Bros. movie, Nintendo is reportedly nearing a deal to make an animated movie based on the hit franchise. That’s according to the Wall Street Journal, which reports that Nintendo is in talks with Illumination Entertainment, a subsidiary of Universal Studios responsible for movies like Despicable Me, The Secret Life of Pets, and Minions. The WSJ says the two companies have been speaking about the prospect for a year but ...

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Nintendo Plans A Huge Increase To The Number Of Switch Systems It Makes – Report

Demand for Nintendo Switch remains high, but supply shortages have proven to be a problem since launch. Nintendo continues to work toward alleviating that as we head into the holiday season, where it expects to sell a ton of systems, but it reportedly has its sights set much higher in 2018 and beyond. During the current fiscal year, which runs from April 2017 through March 2018, Nintendo expects to sell 14 million Switch units. Combined with sales from its launch month in March, that will bring it to a total ...

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Nintendo Switch Quietly Introduces Its First Video Streaming App In The US

Despite the fact that both Wii and Wii U offered video streaming apps for services like Netflix, Nintendo Switch launched without them. For its part, the company said it was focused on making Switch a solid games system and that such apps could come later, but firm plans were never revealed. Now, the US is finally getting its first Switch video app, some eight months after its initial launch. As always, Nintendo has sent out its weekly press release detailing the games releasing on the Eshop in the coming days. ...

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Nintendo: Switch Will Beat Wii U Lifetime Sales in Just 1 Year

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nintendo released an update to its yearly earnings forecast today, substantially increasing the amount of profit it expects to earn through the end of its fiscal year (Nintendo’s fiscal year ends in March, not on December 31). The Switch has had a dynamite year, outselling the PS4 and Xbox One at multiple points since its debut, and that trend is only set to increase. Nintendo has boosted Switch manufacturing and could beat the Wii U’s ...

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Nintendo: Switch Will Beat Wii U Lifetime Sales in Just 1 Year

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nintendo released an update to its yearly earnings forecast today, substantially increasing the amount of profit it expects to earn through the end of its fiscal year (Nintendo’s fiscal year ends in March, not on December 31). The Switch has had a dynamite year, outselling the PS4 and Xbox One at multiple points since its debut, and that trend is only set to increase. Nintendo has boosted Switch manufacturing and could beat the Wii U’s ...

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Super Mario Run Hits 200 Million Downloads But Nintendo Says Its Profit Is Still Unacceptable

Super Mario Run has now passed 200 million downloads worldwide, up from 150 million. That’s a massive number, but Nintendo doesn’t see the game as having an acceptable level of financial success yet. As part of its latest earnings report today, Nintendo said that Super Mario Run has “not yet reached an acceptable profit point.” This follows comments from Nintendo about how the game had not made the kind of money that it hoped. Despite that, Nintendo said the game has helped the company learn “a lot” about mobile game ...

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Nintendo Direct For Animal Crossing Mobile Announced

Nintendo has announced it will host a Direct event for its mobile Animal Crossing game. The direct will take place on October 25 and the pre-recorded broadcast will stream on YouTube from 12 PM JST (October 24 at 8 PM PT / October 25 at 4 AM BST). According to the Japanese Nintendo Twitter account, it will last 15 minutes. For those hoping for some news on more Animal Crossing titles, Nintendo says on its website that there will not be any information on Nintendo 3DS or Nintendo Switch versions ...

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