Company overview

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii U™ and Wii™ home consoles, Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 4.2 billion video games and more than 670 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii U, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi™ and Nintendo DSi XL™, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance™, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™ and Nintendo GameCube™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™, Zelda™ and Pokémon™.

A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of Europe, based in Grossostheim, Germany, was established in 1990 and serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in Europe.

  • 08/12/2014 : Nintendo announces new details for three games coming in 2015, including a new look at The Legend of Zelda for Wii U Read more
  • 02/12/2014 : 'The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses Master Quest' touring in 2015 Read more
  • 27/11/2014 : Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and amiibo take Europe by storm this festive season Read more
  • 21/11/2014 : Fans finally free to roam new Sonic Boom universe with release of Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal for Nintendo 3DS and Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric for Wii U Read more
  • 20/11/2014 : You could claim a free soundtrack CD and download Mewtwo with the Super Smash Bros. Club Nintendo Promotion! Read more