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 669 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.

  • 18/08/2014 : Link up with fellow adventurers in Fantasy Life – coming to Nintendo 3DS on 26th September Read more
  • 13/08/2014 : Show off your fighting flair with the Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Limited Edition Pack on 3rd October Read more
  • 06/08/2014 : Nintendo adds three Mercedes-Benz cars and enhancements to Mario Kart 8 from 27th August Read more
  • 05/08/2014 : Ganondorf revealed as playable character in Hyrule Warriors – coming to Wii U on 19th September Read more
  • 01/08/2014 : Help your kids learn to read with the world-renowned Biff, Chip and Kipper series Read more