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 4.3 billion video games and more than 680 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.

  • 21/05/2015 : Share your artistic creations on YouTube as you learn to draw and paint with Art Academy: Atelier exclusively on Wii U Read more
  • 19/05/2015 : Care for animals, forge friendships and shape the land in Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley – an adorable farming adventure for Nintendo 3DS Read more
  • 13/05/2015 : Online Digital Event and Nintendo Treehouse: Live @ E3 bring more gaming experiences to fans Read more
  • 07/05/2015 : Splatoon needs you for important squid research – free game demo available only on May 9th on Wii U! Read more
  • 06/05/2015 : Epic adventures await with three new hardware bundles for New Nintendo 3DS, available from June 26th Read more