Company Overview of Nintendo Co. Ltd.
Nintendo Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells entertainment products worldwide. It offers home leisure equipment; handheld and home console hardware machines, and related software; and playing cards, karuta, and other products. The company was formerly known as Nintendo Playing Card Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Nintendo Co., Ltd. in 1963. Nintendo Co., Ltd. was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.
Founded in 1889
Key Executives for Nintendo Co. Ltd.
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Nintendo Co. Ltd. Key Developments
Nintendo Launches Two Gigantic Puzzle Games for Nintendo 3DS
May 20 15
Nintendo is doubling down on puzzle gaming with two adventures for Nintendo 3DS – so big and so immersive that they have room for dragons and Mario – in one power-packed game package. Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition will challenge gamers to drag and match colored orbs to create combos and take down enemies. And Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition will delight them with the chance to befriend Mariobaddies across multiple worlds to rescue Princess Peach.
Nintendo Defeats Patent Case Involving Wii Balance Board
May 19 15
On May 18, 2015, Nintendo defeated a patent case in Seattle federal court. In May 2013, non-practicing entities Ithaca Ventures and Ithaca Development sued Nintendo, alleging that Nintendo’s Wii Balance Board accessory infringed its patent. Nintendo responded by seeking sanctions for filing a meritless case. Ithaca then withdrew its case in Seattle following a finding by a German court that Ithaca’s European patent could not cover the Wii Balance Board and that Ithaca must pay Nintendo’s attorneys fees.
Nintendo Partners with Universal Parks & Resorts to Create Theme Park Attractions Based on Nintendo's Beloved Games and Characters
May 7 15
Nintendo and Universal Parks & Resorts announced plans to bring the world of Nintendo to life at Universal theme parks creating spectacular, dedicated experiences based on Nintendo's wildly popular games, characters and worlds. The agreement brings two icons of entertainment together and represents a significant partnership for Nintendo as it expands the reach and popularity of its characters and intellectual property. Universal theme parks offer incredibly popular, innovative themed family entertainment experiences based on compelling stories and characters using powerful storytelling and innovative technology. Nintendo has created remarkable and imaginative worlds filled with captivating stories and beloved characters.
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