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News: Nintendo's Market Value Up 15%

Nintendo's Market Value Up 15%

New DFC Intelligence reports market growth in general with Nintendo one of the leaders.

The report covered by GamesIndustry.biz shows an overall market growth of 7% during the period Feburary to December 2005. Of the three main players Nintendo came out ontop with a 15% increase in value, Sony followed with a 7% rise and Microsoft muddled along with only a 1% gain. This seems very healthy for..

News: BBC Analyst Predicts Console War

BBC Analyst Predicts Console War

A report outlining the upcoming next-generation consoles has been posted on the BBC News website.

Alfred Hermida, Technology Editor of the BBC News website has today posted a report on his thoughts for the coming year. The article covers the 3 main companies, Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo and they're different approaches into the console market...

News: Japanese DS Sales Hit 5 Million

Japanese DS Sales Hit 5 Million

Just over 12 months were needed to sell over 5.4 million Nintendo DS units.

Reuters has today reported Nintendo's Satoru Iwata confirming that domestic sales of the DS portable game machine reached 5 million units in less than 13 months after its launch in early December 2004, becoming the fastest-ever pace in Japan's video game market. Whatever the...

News: EA Wants To Join The Revolution

EA Wants To Join The Revolution

Nintendo continue to impress developers with their unique new controller. EA seem to be convinced.

Third party support is growing for Nintendo. This area of the market is vital to the success of the new console, Nintendo have failed to generate third party interest in past outings. Enter Reggie, the big cheese was in action once again, this time he was speaking at the 33rd Annual UBS Global Media..