Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Nintendo's profit dips slightly as Switch console sales slow

TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo’s profit for the fiscal year ended in March was little changed from the previous year, edging down 0.6% to 477.7 billion yen ($3.7 billion), the Japanese video game maker behind ...

Tencent to block Chinese gamers' access to foreign, unapproved games

Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK) said it will shut down a service that allowed Chinese gamers to access overseas platforms to play unapproved foreign games, in a sign of tightening compliance as Chinese...

Candy Crush Saga among finalists for Video Game Hall of Fame

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Candy Crush Saga and Words with Friends, video games that helped make gamers out of anyone with a smartphone, are up for inclusion in the World Video Game Hall of Fame, hall off...

Japanese game maker Nintendo's profits hurt by chips crunch

TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo’s profit for the nine months through December slipped 2.5%, as shortages of computer chips hurt production, the Japanese video game maker behind the Super Mario and Pokemon franc...

Nintendo's profit drops from last year's pandemic boom

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese video game maker Nintendo's profit dropped 19% in the first half of its fiscal year from the previous year, when it received a big lift as people stuck at home by the coronavirus...

Animal Crossing among 4 inductees to Video Game Hall of Fame

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The World Video Game Hall of Fame on Thursday inducted the groundbreaking Microsoft Flight Simulator, franchise-inspiring Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? award-winning St...

Nintendo profits boom as people stuck at home play games

TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo Co.’s profit for the fiscal year that ended in March jumped 86% on healthy sales of its Switch handheld machine as people stayed home due to the pandemic, turning to video games ...

Late president's book outlines vision for Japan's Nintendo

TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo’s late president Satoru Iwata oversaw the video-game maker’s global growth as Super Mario and Pokemon became household names. “Ask Iwata” was published after h...

Call of Duty among finalists for Video Game Hall of Fame

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Voting is open for the next inductees into the World Video Game Hall of Fame, with Call of Duty, Guitar Hero and Animal Crossing among the 12 finalists. Also o...

Nintendo profits soar as people play games during pandemic

TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo Co. reported Monday that its profit for the first three fiscal quarters nearly doubled as people around the world stayed home for the pandemic and turned to playing games. ...

From Zoom to Quibi, the tech winners and losers of 2020

We streamed, we Zoomed, we ordered groceries and houseplants online, we created virtual villages while navigating laptop shortages to work and learn from home. When it comes to technology, 2020 was a ...

Study suggests video games can help mental health

LONDON (AP) — Time spent playing video games can be good for mental health, according to a new study by researchers at Oxford University. The finding comes as video game sales this y...

Nintendo's profit soars as pandemic has people playing games

TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo, the Japanese company behind Super Mario and Pokemon video games, reported Thursday that its fiscal first half profit more than tripled as passed time while stuck at home during ...

Nintendo profit zooms as virus has homebodies playing games

TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo Co.'s profit multiplied more than sixfold in April-June as people stuck at home during the pandemic turned to playing video games. The Japanese manufacturer of...

Photo of the Day: Agong's house in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese-Canadian animator posted this nostalgic mockup of the living room in the home of his Agong (阿公, Taiwanese Hokkien for grandfather) in southern Taiwan. The a...