Pokemon Go has been a massive hit so far on smartphones. The game has been so popular that Nintendo and developer Niantic have paused the International release because the servers can barely handle the volume of players in the US. And it’s not just gamers who are excited about Pokemon Go, so are business-people. Since the release of Pokemon Go, Nintendo’s stock has increase almost 9% (8.8%). While Nintendo doesn’t directly own Pokemon — it’s made by a separate company called The Pokémon Company International — it does have a controlling stake in the business. Pokemon Go is currently the top grossing app on the iOS app store, and one of the top grossing on the Android app store. Just wait until the app becomes available int he rest of the world… local_offer Nintendo pokemon go wii u stars Further Reading Kid beats Super Mario Maker level with 0.06% clear rate Pokemon Go cheaters given mark of shame in latest update Sony exec says a strong Nintendo is better for the industry New gym changes and co-op battles coming to Pokemon Go Zelda: Breath of the Wild hard mode has its o Nintendo Theme Park features "Zelda's Kingdom"