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.

  • 11/03/2015 : Join Kirby on his most "clay-ful" adventure yet in Kirby and the Rainbow Paintbrush, launching in Europe on May 8th for Wii U Read more
  • 19/02/2015 : Bring along your amiibo as your party plus-one from 20th March in Mario Party 10 Read more
  • 16/02/2015 : You can become a Pokémon Trading Card Game illustrator! Read more
  • 10/02/2015 : IRONFALL Invasion releasing 13th February on Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS with free content available from launch Read more
  • 09/02/2015 : New Nintendo 3DS and New Nintendo 3DS XL systems launch on February 13th alongside new bundles, games and free themes Read more