Pokémon Go’s popularity results in Nintendo shares skyrocketing

Shares in Nintendo have surged as Pokémon Go tops the app charts.

5 years ago

Reuters headlines

  • Capcom to release more than ten iPhone games by 2010

    Capcom plans to release more than ten mobile titles for iPhone by March 2010.This bit of information was dropped by the company’s chief financial officer, Kazuhiko Abe, during the Global Tech Summit in Tokyo, according to a report from Reuters.Earlier this month, Capcom launched its first title for iPhone and iPod Touch with Resident Evil: […]

    12 years ago
  • MMO gamers are "addicts," says Pachter

    Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter’s called MMO players “addicts” in an interview with Reuters.“I don’t think (online multiplayer games) get impacted at all, because people who play them are addicts,” he said.“Losing their jobs makes them more likely to play because they have more time to play.”There are some raw nerves in gaming, Michael, and […]

    12 years ago
  • LittleBigPlanet Blu-ray only, reconfirms SCEE

    CVG’s called SCEE this morning to reconfirm that LittleBigPlanet won’t be coming out on PSN, despite Reuters saying it would overnight.More through the link.

    12 years ago
  • Reuters: LittleBigPlanet will be available for download

    Crossed wires, we’re thinking. This Reuters article claims that LittleBigPlanet will be available as a digital download on release, as well as hitting stores as a Blu-ray disc.Not so fast, Dama Loca. Sony’s already confirmed the game will appear exclusively on Blu-ray, as you can see in this Joystiq story. Expect SCEE to do so […]

    12 years ago
  • Toshiba expected to formally announce HD-DVD drop imminently

    According to this, Toshiba is expected to formally announce the demise of the HD-DVD format “within the next few days – not weeks.”Japanese publication NHK confirmed the decision on Saturday, with Reuters subsequently backing up the story.“The company source told Reuters that Toshiba was in the final stages of planning to exit the HD DVD […]

    13 years ago
  • Million on day one for MGS4 quote incorrect, says Konami

    Oh dear. Kojima Productions associate producer Ryan Payton has gone on the record and said that the widely reported quote attributed to him by Reuters journalist Kemp Powers (real name?) last year, which said that Konami needed to shift a million units of MGS4 on day one, isn’t correct.The original piece said, “Payton said the […]

    13 years ago
  • Reuters source rubbishes "$1.5 billion Viacom for Take-Two" story

    This Reuters report, quoting a source, has said that this story rumouring a £23 per share offer from Viacom to Take-Two is incorrect.“Media conglomerate Viacom Inc is not in talks to buy video game maker Take-Two Interactive Software Inc, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, disputing reports of an offer.”The piece continued, […]

    13 years ago