Tech

The biggest game company in the world is helping Nintendo break into the Chinese market, but it may be making a bold play for Nintendo’s beloved characters in exchange

Nintendo, a 100-plus-year-old Japanese company, is making a major play for the massive Chinese gaming market. The Japanese gaming giant is teaming up with Tencent, a Chinese conglomerate and the biggest game company in the world, to release the Nintendo Switch and some of its most popular games in China. […]
The biggest game company in the world is helping Nintendo break into the Chinese market, but it may be making a bold play for Nintendo’s beloved characters in exchange
Tech

You can get some ‘Mario Kart’ in Google Maps starting today

Google Maps and Nintendo announced a temporary, opt-in feature that allows users to “navigate the world as Mario.” “Mario Mode” changes Google Maps’ blue navigation arrow to a “Mario Kart” character, in honour of Nintendo’s iconic video game series. It’s in honour of March 10th, or “Mario Day.” Mar. 10. […]
You can get some ‘Mario Kart’ in Google Maps starting today
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JEFFERIES: Nintendo is nailing absolutely everything it’s doing

Nintendo announced a slate of new products on an investor call Thursday morning. Timing will be important for their launches, but Nintendo has nailed announcements recently. Watch Nintendo’s stock move in real time here. Nintendo has been firing on all cylinders recently. The company released the stellar Switch console that […]
JEFFERIES: Nintendo is nailing absolutely everything it’s doing