Nintendo tops the list of the 500 richest companies in Japan according to Toyo Keizai, a weekly magazine focused on business and economics. Nintendo is apparently sitting on a colossal pile of cash reserves that total nearly 950 billion Yen. The other big console company in Japan, Sony, ranks in fourth place on Toyo Kezai’s list. It must be pointed out that the bulk of Nintendo’s business is from video games whereas Sony has other business lines such as movies and cameras.

Expect Nintendo’s mountain of cash to expand due to the massive popularity of the Switch.

Published by Jason Mckendricks

I am a business major, photographer and I occasionally write something that is somewhat legible. I also happen to be a long time gamer rocking my older brother's Atari 2600 and ColecoVision until that magical day I got the NES Deluxe set. These days I bounce mostly between PC games, home consoles and handhelds.

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  1. That’s good news for Nintendo… but is that good news? Of all the corporations and industries in Japan, a dedicated video game company is the richest? The 1980s was a long time ago.

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