Nintendo returns to profit on the Switch

Jul 26, 2017 - 5:03 PM

Nintendo launches the Switch game console with a price tag of 300 It sold 2 7 million units by the end of the month and is now seen as a new pillar for the company s earnings

NINTENDO. This file photo taken on January 13, 2017 shows the logo of Japan's Nintendo Co. displayed at a presentation to unveil its new Switch game console in Tokyo. File photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

Nintendo releasing SNES Classic console with 21 games

Jun 27, 2017 - 3:10 PM

The SNES Classic console will come out on September 29 and will cost 80

SNES CLASSIC. The Super Nintendo returns! Image from Nintendo.

[E3 2017] Video Tour: Nintendo, Sega, and everything else at West Hall

Jun 20, 2017 - 10:30 AM

With huge Nintendo Switch posters and Mario statues all around you definitely know that you were at Nintendo s booth Check out everything we saw there in this video

MARIO LAND. Right next to PlayStation's booth is Nintendo's, covered by massive walls on three sides. The front side is wide open and framed a stage – seen in this photo's background – where Nintendo held game presentations. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

#ThewRap: Videos to watch this week, June 12-18, 2017

Jun 18, 2017 - 10:08 AM

Must watch videos from this week

CAMP WELCOME. 4th Infantry Division officers welcome President Rodrigo at the 4ID Advance command Post in Butuan City on June 17, 2017. Photo by Karl Norman Alonzo/Presidential Photo

[E3 2017] WATCH: E3 opens! Here's what's inside

Jun 14, 2017 - 2:54 PM

Here s a walking tour of our time in the opening day of the 2017 Electronic Entertainment Expo

MONSTER HUNTER. A massive statue of a creature from the game 'Monster Hunter' juts out into the crowd. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

[E3 2017] Short and sweet Nintendo Spotlight packs 2017 with Switch games

Jun 13, 2017 - 11:46 PM

Nintendo Spotlight also brings exciting news on the development of a Pokemon RPG for the Switch

[E3 2017] Bethesda brings in the old and the new

Jun 12, 2017 - 4:57 PM

From Fallout to Skyrim to Wolfenstein Bethesda stuck to what they knew and introduced either additional content or sequels to their current creations Here are the highlights

Nintendo announces new Pokemon-related titles for Switch, 3DS

Jun 06, 2017 - 10:50 PM

Nintendo brings Pokken Tournament DX to the Switch while the 3DS gets Ultra versions of Pokemon Sun and Moon as well as virtual console releases of Pokemon Gold and Silver

POKKEN TOURNAMENT DX. The deluxe version of Pokken Tournament is coming to the Switch! Screen shot from YouTube livestream.

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 28, 2017

Apr 28, 2017 - 11:39 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Friday

Nintendo eyes sale of 10 million Switch consoles in 2018 fiscal year

Apr 27, 2017 - 6:24 PM

The creator of the iconic Super Mario character launched the Switch in March 2017 and said it sold 2 74 million of the consoles in that month alone

NINTENDO'S SWITCH. Will the Switch change Nintendo's outlook? Screen shot from

[WATCH] Rappler Game Night: 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild'

Mar 07, 2017 - 9:35 PM

In this episode of Game Night join us as we take you on a short tour around the starting area of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

LINK HAS COME TO TOWN. Link's on a quest to save the Princess. Image from Nintendo.

Pulse Asia survey, Abe, Super Mario | Evening wRap

Jan 13, 2017 - 8:11 PM

Watch the evening newscast with David Lozada

Game terbaru ‘Super Mario’ akan hadir di pertengahan 2017

Jan 13, 2017 - 4:47 PM

Ingin segera memainkan ’Super Mario Odyssey’?

Foto screenshot dari Youtube/Nintendo

New Super Mario game confirmed for holiday 2017

Jan 13, 2017 - 2:07 PM

Watch the Super Mario Odyssey trailer here

PEEKABOO – The new Super Mario game surfaces. Screengrab from Nintendo/YouTube

Nintendo Switch pricing, games, release date detailed

Jan 13, 2017 - 12:12 PM

3rd UPDATE Nintendo s Switch has a 299 price point and is slated for a March 3 worldwide release Learn more about the console the Joycon controllers and some of the announced games and their trailers

2017's BIG SWITCH. A graphic of the Nintendo Switch. Screen shot from livestream.

Nintendo reboots with new Switch game console

Jan 13, 2017 - 11:34 AM

Nintendo would not comment on the price and only said it would be first announced at the Tokyo briefing scheduled to start at 1:00 pm 0400 GMT; 12:00 pm Manila time

NINTENDO'S SWITCH. Will the Switch change Nintendo's outlook? Screen shot from

Rencana Nintendo di tahun 2017: Dua hingga 3 game mobile

Dec 26, 2016 - 6:40 PM

Presiden Nintendo Tatsumi Kimishima tidak mengatakan apabila game game mobile baru nantinya akan dirilis serentak di iOS dan Android

SUPER MARIO RUN. Mario menabrak sebuah 'goomba' dalam game Super Mario Run. Screen shot dari situs game

Nintendo's plans: Have 2 to 3 new mobile games for 2017

Dec 26, 2016 - 12:02 PM

Nintendo s president Tatsumi Kimishima does not say if future mobile offerings will be released simultaneously on iOS and Android

SUPER MARIO RUN. Mario bumps off a goomba in Super Mario Run. Screen shot from game website.

Nintendo to release Super Mario Run in mobile game test

Dec 15, 2016 - 7:09 PM

The game will start selling in 151 countries and regions later Thursday and will become available on Android based devices at a later date

SUPER MARIO RUN. The iconic character gives Nintendo a boost. Screengrab from official Super Mario Run website

Super Mario app for iPhones gets a release date, Nintendo shares jump

Nov 16, 2016 - 1:07 PM

The game is a timed exclusive and will find its way to Android devices at a later date

SUPER MARIO. The iconic character gives Nintendo a boost. Screengrab from official Super Mario Run website

Nintendo to end Wii U production on Friday – report

Nov 02, 2016 - 5:27 PM

UPDATED Nintendo which had shipped around 13 36 million Wii U consoles as of September 30 denies the report despite not knowing the particulars of the article

WII U. A customer plays a video game of Nintendo's Wii U at an electric shop in Tokyo on May 7, 2015. File photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP

Mesin game revolusioner itu bernama Nintendo Switch

Oct 21, 2016 - 10:57 AM

Hingga kini belum ada informasi mengenai spesifikasi hardware dan berapa kisaran harga Nintendo Switch

Nintendo gives sneak geek peak at new portable console

Oct 21, 2016 - 2:18 AM

Nintendo unveils a hybrid machine that can be played at home and on the go thanks to a removable screen like a tablet with the controllers attached

SWITCH TO THE SWITCH! Screen shot from

The cartridge might be returning to videogames – report

Sep 04, 2016 - 6:27 PM

The industry speculates that Nintendo s next console will be bringing back the bala

RETRO MOVE. The big N is rumored to be eyeing a return to cartridges. File photo from Wikimedia Commons

Mandaue City warns Pokémon Go players: Don't play and drive

Aug 11, 2016 - 8:00 AM

The resolution also warns pedestrians to be safe while walking and playing the popular augmented reality game

Yasay, Obama on Clinton, Nintendo | 12PM wRap

Jul 28, 2016 - 12:52 PM

Watch Rappler s 12PM newscast with Zak Yuson

Japan's Nintendo logs over $234M loss despite Pokemon Go

Jul 27, 2016 - 11:45 PM

The company records a big loss for the fiscal first quarter with the period too early to include any rise from Pokemon Go

epa05443301 A statue of Nintendo Co.'s video game character Super Mario stands at the company's showroom in Tokyo, Japan, 27 July 2016. Nintendo Co. reported a fiscal first quarter loss of 24.53 billion yen (232.1 million US dollars) in spite of the global success of the Pokemon Go game, which the company holds a 32 percent stake in Pokemon Co. who jointly developed the augmented-reality game with Niantic Inc. EPA/KIYOSHI OTA

Pokemon no-go: Minister sends letter to gov't offices banning game

Jul 22, 2016 - 1:52 PM

Resistance is mounting in official circles to Pokemon Go with the military and police already having banned their personnel from seeking to catch virtual monsters while on duty

Pokemon Go players risk all for their monsters

Jul 22, 2016 - 1:20 PM

The phenomenon has grown so rapidly that authorities in a number of countries have issued warnings about the dangers of the game while police forces have taken to social media to remind users how to behave safely in public spaces

Foto oleh Adinda Putri/

What’s made Pokémon GO such a viral success?

Jul 18, 2016 - 5:13 PM

Here are 3 reasons why the game is a massive success

POKEMON GO. Screen shot from YouTube

Niantic looking to launch Pokemon Go in 200 markets 'relatively soon'

Jul 15, 2016 - 2:47 PM

UPDATED When asked about the further rollout of Pokemon Go Niantic CEO John Hanke says Why limit it?

POKEMON GO! Screen shot from YouTube.

Nintendo to launch NES Classic Edition miniconsole in November

Jul 14, 2016 - 9:35 PM

The NES Classic Edition is a 60 game console with 30 classic Nintendo games pre installed

NES CLASSIC EDITION. The nostalgic Nintendo Entertainment System gets smaller. Image from Nintendo.

Memburu Pokemon GO di Korsel: Terhambat perbatasan dengan Korut

Jul 14, 2016 - 9:16 AM

Pengguna Pokemon GO di Korsel rela pergi ke Sokcho sebuah kota kecil di perbatasan dengan Korut yang tak terdata dalam peta Google

Pengguna smartphone bermain Pokemon GO di Union Square, New York, AS, pada 11 Juli 2016. Foto oleh Justin Lane/EPA

Pokemon Go unleashes legions of monster hunters

Jul 13, 2016 - 6:54 PM

The free Pokemon Go smartphone game that overlays play on the real world is triggering a craze tinged with obsession

POKEMON GO. Screen shot from YouTube

Asia stocks surge again, led by another Tokyo rally

Jul 12, 2016 - 6:11 PM

Once again Nintendo soars adding 12 73 as its new smartphone game Pokemon Go tops gaming charts and racks up millions of buyers The firm is up nearly 60 since Thursday with billions added to its market value

NIKKEI. Tokyo money traders work during an afternoon trading session under a display showing the exchange rate between the US dollar and the Japanese yen in Tokyo, Japan, July 12, 2016. Photo by Kimimasa Mayama/EPA

Pokemon Go to launch in Europe, Asia in a few days – report

Jul 11, 2016 - 11:06 PM

The Wall Street Journal reports it will likely be available in other regions including Europe Japan and other Asian nations within a few days

Screenshot from Pokemon Go trailer

Pokemon Go’s international rollout paused

Jul 11, 2016 - 9:52 AM

The augmented reality game is suffering from congestion and server issues

POKEMON GO. Screen shot from YouTube

Filipino ‘trainers’ set out on Pokemon Go journey but...

Jul 07, 2016 - 5:04 PM

Reports of inaccessible servers or non functional gameplay mechanics put a damper on the monster catching dreams of many

Game Pokemon Go resmi diluncurkan di beberapa negara

Jul 06, 2016 - 10:29 PM

Game ini merupakan terobosan baru karena menggabungkan dunia nyata dan virtual bagi para pemainnya

POKEMON GO. Game Pokemon GO pada Rabu, 6 Juli sudah resmi diluncurkan di beberapa negara. Foto dari screen shot YouTube

Pokemon Go launches in select regions

Jul 06, 2016 - 5:46 PM

Pokemon fans rejoice The Pokemon Go augmented reality game is rolling out in select countries

POKEMON GO. The game has launched in select territories. Screen shot from YouTube.

Impressions: The first 5 hours of Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE

Jun 26, 2016 - 3:04 PM

Are you looking for a light hearted RPG for your Wii U? Tokyo Mirage Sessions may be something you can idolize

Rappler picks: Our 5 favorite E3 trailers and videos

Jun 18, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Rappler chooses its top picks among all the E3 trailers and videos released to date

Pokemon Go slated for Android, iOS in July

Jun 16, 2016 - 8:35 PM

The augmented reality game will allow players to become Pokemon trainers with the smartphone serving as a player s Pokemon Index or Pokedex

POKEMON GO. Screen shot from YouTube livestream

Struggling Nintendo announces new console for 2017 as profits dive

Apr 27, 2016 - 6:15 PM

Nintendo plans to roll out its new console codenamed the NX globally in March

NINTENDO. A file picture dated May 7, 2015 shows a customer checking game software for video game company Nintendo's 3DS at a discount chainstore in Tokyo, Japan. File photo by Kimimasa Mayama/EPA

Nintendo's first smartphone game attracts over one million users

Mar 22, 2016 - 5:14 PM

The official Twitter account for the game says the company is surprised the game attracted so many players so quickly

MIITOMO. A woman creates a Mii avatar of herself for the Miitomo smartphone game. Screen shot from YouTube.

Nintendo releases first smartphone game to take on rivals

Mar 17, 2016 - 5:24 PM

Free to play Miitomo allows players to create their own Mii avatars customize their outfit through in app purchases and interact with characters created by other people or friends

MIITOMO. Miitomo will launch in 15 other countries aside from Japan, including the US and France. Screen shot from

Pokemon Sun, Pokemon Moon to head to 3DS this year

Feb 27, 2016 - 1:58 PM

The new titles are slated for late 2016 and will come with Pokemon Bank functionality

SUN AND MOON. The logos of the two new upcoming Pokemon games. Screen shot from YouTube

Nintendo halves profit forecast on strong yen

Feb 26, 2016 - 6:16 PM

The Kyoto based company says it now expects to eke out a 17 billion 150 million net profit in the fiscal year through March down from an earlier 35 billion yen target

THE MARIO BROS. Mario Bros characters Mario (R) and Luigi walk the Nintendo floor at the E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) in Los Angeles, California, USA, June 16, 2015. File Photo by Michael Nelson/EPA

Nintendo names new president after sudden death of CEO

Sep 15, 2015 - 8:06 AM

Tatsumi Kimishima who is currently the head of human resources will take office on Wednesday Nintendo says in a statement

NINTENDO'S NEW PRESIDENT. Tatsumi Kimishima(C), newly appointed president of Japanese videogame giant Nintendo speaks to reporters at the Osaka Stock Exchange in Osaka on September 14, 2015, while Nintendo's famous game creator Shigeru Miyamoto (L) looks on. Photo by Jiji Press/AFP

5 pelajaran yang bisa dipetik dari kepemimpinan CEO Nintendo Satoru Iwata

Jul 15, 2015 - 10:57 AM

5 pelajaran kepemimpinan yang bisa dipetik dari sosoknya khususnya bagi entrepreneur dan programmer