Nintendo Cancels 2024 Video Game Showcase In Japan After Receiving Persistent Threats

  • Nintendo canceled its upcoming video game showcase and postponed several other events because of persistent threats to the company, its workers and players.
  • “We decided we could not amply ensure the safety of our customers,” Kyoto-based Nintendo Co. said in an online statement Thursday.
  • The Japanese manufacturer behind the Super Mario and Pokémon canceled Nintendo Live 2024 Tokyo, which had been set for Jan. 20 and 21. The annual event showcases Nintendo games and lets visitors sample them in a huge Tokyo exhibition hall.