Pokemon GO Takes Nintendo’s Stock to New Five Year High

When the Tokyo Stock Exchange closed on Friday, July 15th, Nintendo’s stock had grown by over 70% in just seven days, reaching its highest value in over five years. Nintendo – long known for its gaming hardware – amazingly enough hasn’t even released a product of its own in that timeframe. The stock’s growth can instead be attributed to Pokémon GO, a mobile app released by The Pokémon … Continue reading Pokemon GO Takes Nintendo’s Stock to New Five Year High

Pokémon Go is Taking Over the World

Last week, Nintendo made a huge splash in the mobile gaming market with the launch of Pokémon Go, a free-to-play take on becoming the very best like no one ever was. The game has a simple concept: walk around your neighborhood to move your character on the game’s map in search of Pokémon, items, and gym battles. To me, the craziest thing about Pokémon Go isn’t how quickly … Continue reading Pokémon Go is Taking Over the World

Nintendo May be Developing a Smartphone Controller

In an interview with Polygon, Nintendo’s General Manager of Entertainment Planning and Development – Shinya Takashi – may be hinting an an upcoming smartphone controller to be used with Nintendo’s future mobile offerings. Physical controllers for smart device applications are available in the market and it is possible that we may also develop something new by ourselves. Takashi’s comments come just before Nintendo is to … Continue reading Nintendo May be Developing a Smartphone Controller