Nintendo is a world known Japanese company focusing on video games and game console production. Since its inception in 1889, the company has been developing games. In 1978, Nintendo entered video games market and became one of the most important market players.
The company hits include Nintendo Entertainment System and Game Boy consoles, which conquered all continents and became the most expected present for younger generation. In 2017, a next gen console release is expected, which is to win the battle against Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
The most popular Nintendo games, which also helped the company make the most revenue, include Super Mario and Pokemon. These were designed in 1990s, but are still popular among the audience.
On July 6, 2016, Nintendo released Pokémon Go, a MMORPG for iOS and Android based mobile devices. In a single week, the downloads number exceeded 50 million, while Nintendo stocks on NASDAQ jumped 112% up.
Current market capitalization of Nintendo is over $26.5B. The company stocks are traded on Tokyo Stock Exchange (in JPY).