Archive for August, 2008

Nintendo Lifts Forecast on Strong Sales of Wii - Dispatch

TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo, the video game maker, on Friday raised its fiscal-year profit forecast by 26 percent from an earlier figure, citing healthy sales of its Wii home console and DS hand-held game machines. Nintendo also credited a recovering …

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Nintendo shares soar on bumped up year-end forecast - CNET News

Shares of Nintendo Co. jumped nearly 8.4 percent on Friday, after the game maker raised its outlook for its annual profit by 23 percent due to soaring sales of its popular Wii and Nintendo DS. Nintendo, which trades on the Osaka Securities Exchange …

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Don’t turn your (virtual) back on team of female online gamers - Seattle Times

Don’t cross Alexis Hebert. She’s likely to kill you, then stomp on your lifeless corpse. Virtually, that is. Hebert is a Frag Doll, one of nine members of an all-girl gamer team assembled by San Francisco-based game publisher and developer Ubisoft …

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PlayStation 3 with additional storage due in late October - Eflux Media

Leipzig, Germany  - Sony has announced plans to begin offering the Playstation 3 in a version with more memory for storage. The gaming console will be available with 160 Gigabytes (GB) of capacity starting on October 31. That represents a doubling …

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Nintendo raises earnings forecast - Financial Times

Nintendo expects to sell more video game consoles and make substantially more profit this year than analysts had expected. The maker of Wii and DS games machines raised its full year operating profit forecast by 23 per cent to ¥650bn ($6bn). It also …

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