With the recent headlines made by its Pokémon Go smartphone app, Nintendo’s gaming efforts are being revitalized, and the company is demonstrating a shift from its traditional hardware focus into software. Envision IP analyzed Nintendo’s patent portfolio to see if and how the company is protecting its augmented- and mixed- reality technologies which power titles such as Pokémon Go. […]
BusinessWeek reported today that Nintendo suffered a setback as the company was denied a listing on the Nikkei 225. With the increasing popularity of smartphones and tablets as gaming devices, many analysts have questioned the future of Nintendo’s traditional gaming focus of handheld game-only devices.