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Report – Square Enix prepping for another takeover

According to Kotaku, Square Enix is looking set to get ready for another takeover, after ¥35 billion worth of zero-coupon convertible bonds were issued by the company.

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  • Kamide quantifies "something big has gone wrong" at Nintendo remark

    KBC Financial Products analyst Hiroshi Kamide has clarified a comment he made yesterday in which he said “something big has gone wrong” at Nintendo. Kamide made the remark in light of a 33 percent drop in yearly profit expectation from the Kyoto firm. “It’s big in the respect that Wii demand is not being seen […]

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  • Analyst: "Something big has gone wrong" at Nintendo [Update]

    Update: Kamide’s clarified this comment here. Following news of a major check in estimated yearly profits from Nintendo today, one analyst has predicted the firm will face serious trouble at the end of its financial year. That’s the quarter ending March 31 this year. “Today’s revision suggests that the roaring pace of Wii growth that […]

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  • DS has peaked in Japan, says analyst

    According to this Kotaku piece, KBC Securities Japan analyst Hiroshi Kamide reckons that DS’s day has dawned, both in Japan and abroad. “Casual gaming growth has been driven over the last three years by the Nintendo DS platform,” he said. “Demand has peaked in Japan, and we believe is currently peaking overseas. Compounded by a […]

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