Nintendo Co.'s profit for the fiscal first quarter surged 34 percent as sales of its hit Wii console shot up, underlining the success of the video game unit in attracting novice players.
The Japanese manufacturer of Super Mario and Pokemon video games reported Wednesday a profit of 107.27 billion yen ($996 million) from April through June, up from 80.25 billion yen in the same period last year.
$996 Million? Sheesh people, don't we have anything else better to spend our money on, and to think, all this cash is headed for Japan! WOOOO!!