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.

  • 12/09/2014 : Two ways to try Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS as demos are unleashed across Europe Read more
  • 11/09/2014 : Expand your collection of top titles with the Nintendo 3DS Winter 2014 Bonus Game Promotion Read more
  • 05/09/2014 : Bayonetta 2 launches on Wii U on 24th October and Bayonetta 2 First Print Edition announced for Europe Read more
  • 29/08/2014 : Super Smash Bros., amiibo and Pokémon star in Nintendo's end of year line-up Read more
  • 28/08/2014 : Limited Edition SteelBook software bundles revealed for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Read more