Two days before the price of Nintendo's 3DS gaming system will drop, the gaming company is highlighting a set of hardware and software updates geared toward spurring popularity of the groundbreaking but slow-selling handheld device.
Spring has officially sprung for the video game industry, with new systems such as Nintendo's glasses-free, handheld 3DS and new titles such as "Crysis 2" and "Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars" leading the charge.
Milk product samples from three Chinese dairies have tested positive for a chemical that has already killed four babies and sickened thousands more after it was fed to them in powdered infant formula, state-run media reported Thursday.
Chinese officials in the northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region reported the death of a fourth baby Thursday in the country's expanding contaminated infant formula case. The tainted milk powder has already sickened more than 6,200 babies.
Two brothers who sold fresh milk used to produce contaminated baby milk powder were arrested by Chinese investigators Monday and could face death if convicted, according to China Daily, the state-run newspaper.
There are hundreds of games published in the E category each year, but not all are worth your while. For parents worried about violence, gore, or fighting, nothing in the E category should be inappropriate for your children.
Most adults still find Pokémon difficult to grasp. The numbers are easier: The franchise, originally based on a trading-card game, has raked in a total of $15 billion for owner Nintendo. It was less lucrative for 4Kids Entertainment, the New York-based company that licensed the U.S. rights for Pokémon merchandise until two years ago. "We got a royalty, which was great," says 4Kids CEO Alfred Kahn. "But we didn't get the gross margin."
there's some good stuff here and it's well written, but i got more than halfway in and still had no idea about their longer-term financial track record. (other than that sales are volatile sales and they're profitable, which I had to assume since they have a P/E, 4th graf). is it feast or famine with them, which it sort of seems to be? or has there been steady growth interrupted by hot years and some lean years? etc... a better sense of this up top would help.