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Nintendo Share Price Plummets After Pokémon GO Warning

After Nintendo warned that Pokémon GO‘s success would not have an immediate impact on profit, the company’s share price has dramatically plummeted in reaction. The share price had more than doubled in value since Niantic’s augmented reality app launched in early July, but have now fallen by 17.7 percent which has been recognised as the sharpest decline since October 1990. The sha...

Nintendo eShop Update: 28th July 2016 (Europe)

This week’s Nintendo eShop update for Europe is in, adding six Virtual Console releases across Wii U and New Nintendo 3DS. That sees Konami’s R-TYPE, New Adventure Island and Bonk’s Adventure release on Wii U, while New Nintendo 3DS adds Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting, Street Fighter Alpha 2 and Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers. Special Offers (Wii U) 99Secon...

Pokémon GO Now Available In France

With Niantic continuing to steadily roll out Pokémon GO to other countries worldwide, the augmented reality app has now become available in France on the App Store and Google Play. The app most recently saw release in Japan, Canada, and 26 more countries scattered around the globe in the last week. Pokémon GO continues to dominate the news, although SurveyMonkey Intelligent data has shown that the...

Pokémon GO Success Will Help AR Market Reach $30 Billion By 2020

With Pokémon GO continuing to dominate app charts worldwide, TrendForce has estimated that its popularity will help the global AR software market reach $30 billion in scale by 2020. “The popularity of the Pokémon brand and its character IP, rather than the AR technology, is mainly responsible for the success of this game,” shares TrendForce wearable device analyst Jason Tsai. “Ot...

SurveyMonkey Intelligence Data Shows Pokémon GO Has Peaked In US

There can be no question that Pokémon GO has become a mobile phenomenon, but, in their continued analysis, SurveyMonkey Intelligence has shown that Niantic’s augmented reality app has peaked in the United States. That happened within the week of the app’s release, which shows that daily active users have started a steady decline since Thursday 14th July. That day saw more than 25 milli...

Fantastic Beasts And Sonic Lead Next LEGO Dimensions Wave In November

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced at San Diego Comic-Con that six LEGO Dimensions expansion packs will see release in November. This is the seventh wave that the toys-to-life title has been treated to, which will be headlined by the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Story Pack and the Sonic The Hedgehog Level Pack. LEGO minifigures will now have a special, golden Toy Tag that ...

Project Sonic 2017 Confirmed For Nintendo NX

As Sonic’s 25th Anniversary Party came to a close, the company chose to share a cinematic trailer for the next mainline game to star the blue hero. Being developed under the codename Project Sonic 2017, it will star modern and classic Sonic and has been positioned as “a brand new experience” rather than a direct sequel to Sonic Generations. With Sonic Team at the helm, little mor...

Pokémon GO Success Won’t Immediately Impact Nintendo’s Financial Forecast

After Pokémon GO has rapidly become a worldwide phenomenon, Nintendo’s share price skyrocketed as investors clamoured in response. Nintendo has now warned that such success won’t immediately impact their financial forecast, and that their expectation for Niantic’s augmented reality app had already been reflected in the forecast that was shared back in April. “This mobile ga...

One Player Has Caught Every Pokémon Available In Pokémon GO

Out for little more than a fortnight, a player in North America has already completed the Pokédex by catching every Pokémon that is available in Pokémon GO. That player is Reddit user ftb_hodor, who has worked hard to catch the 142 Pokémon necessary to complete the Pokédex in the region. That leaves nine left to collect, like Legendary Pokémon Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres, Mewtwo and Mew and the regi...

Pokémon Sun And Moon News Promised On August 1st

The world may be captivated by Pokémon GO, but that sudden enthusiasm is carrying across to Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon. The Pokémon Company is continuing to capitalise on that interest by sharing more news about the Nintendo 3DS exclusives, with more information to be shared next week. This will appear on the official Pokémon website on Friday 1st August at 10pm JST (6am PDT / 9am EDT / 2pm BST ...

Miitomo Prepares For Mario T-Shirt Summer Festival

Miitomo is preparing to bask in the summer sunshine, with Nintendo announcing plans to celebrate the season with the Mario character T-Shirt Summer Festival! This will start on Friday 29th July, and rewards those with a linked Nintendo Account with the chance to obtain t-shirt items in the social app. Nintendo break down the activities as follows: 1. Vote for your favourite T-shirt design in our p...

Pokémon GO Now Available In Japan With McDonald’s Sponsored PokéStops

After becoming a mobile phenomenon in more than 30 countries worldwide, Pokémon GO is now available in Japan. Niantic’s augmented reality app has ridden overwhelming waves of excitement over the past few weeks, and arrives in Japan with the first sponsored PokéStop locations. That sees 3000 McDonald’s restaurants across The Pokémon Company’s home country become places at which pl...

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