Thursday, August 05, 2004

Microsoft eyeing Nintendo

Australian IT - AUGUST 05, 2004

US software giant Microsoft is interested in buying Japanese video games group Nintendo, German magazine Wirtschaftswoche reported.

Microsoft co-founder and chairman Bill Gates told the weekly on the sidelines of a conference with analysts in the United States that he would immediately make an offer if Nintendo's majority shareholder, billionaire Hiroshi Yamauchi, were ready to sell."