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Jesse Jackson Urging Tech Jobs For Minorities

The Rev. Jesse Jackson called for more peaceful protests against the Ferguson police shooting but said the real agenda for civil rights in Seattle is increasing minorities employed by high-tech companies such as Microsoft, Nintendo and Amazon.com.

12/01/2014

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Nintendo Says No To Virtual Equality In Life Game

Nintendo said Tuesday it wouldn’t bow to pressure to allow players to engage in romantic activities with characters of the same sex in English editions of “Tomodachi Life.” This follows a social media campaign launched by fans last month seeking virtual equality for the game’s characters, which are modeled after real people.

CBS Seattle–05/08/2014

Nintendo blames slow sales of its premiere product, the Wii U, for its financial struggles. (Getty Images)

Nintendo Posts $457 Million Loss Thanks To Slow Sales Of Wii U

Nintendo executives blame the slow sales of its premiere product for 3 years of financial losses.

05/07/2014

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Former Nintendo President, Mariners Owner Hiroshi Yamuchi Dies At 85

Hiroshi Yamauchi, who ran Nintendo for more than 50 years and led the Japanese company’s transition from traditional playing-card maker to video game giant, has died. He was 85.

CBS Seattle–09/19/2013

Gamers check out the new Nintendo video games after Nintendo's news conference at the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2013 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 11, 2013 in Los Angeles, Calif. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Nintendo Cutting Price Of Wii By 50 Bucks To Compete With Sony, Microsoft

Nintendo is cutting the price of its Wii U video-game system as it braces for the fall release of new, competing consoles from Sony and Microsoft.

CBS Seattle–08/28/2013

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Sony To Launch New PS Console; Updated Microsoft Xbox Next

Sony is poised to unveil the next PlayStation game console on Feb. 20, giving them a bit of a head start over Redmond based Microsoft’s expected announcement of an Xbox 360 successor in June.

CBS Seattle–02/01/2013

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US Video Game Sales Drop 11 Percent in November

U.S. retail sales of new video-game hardware, software and accessories fell 11 percent in November. But last month represented the smallest decrease so far this year, helped in part by the launch of Redmond based Nintendo’s new console, the Wii U.

12/13/2012

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Redmond’s Nintendo of America Has Cool New Releases

Redmond’s Nintendo America is releasing plenty of new items, just in time for the holidays! More Mario! More Zelda! Whoopee!

09/13/2011

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