NINTENDO AIMS TO KEEP SHARE, PLANS BIG PUSH IN 16-BIT GAMES

LAS VEGAS -- Sales of video games will grow by 15% in the coming year and become a $7 billion business, according to numbers released here during the Winter Consumer Electronics Show by Nintendo of America, Redmond, Wash. With a strong push on new "blockbuster" games for its Super Nintendo Entertainment System platform, Nintendo expects its 16-bit software unit sales to grow 50%, from 30 million to

LAS VEGAS -- Sales of video games will grow by 15% in the coming year and become a $7 billion business, according to numbers released here during the Winter Consumer Electronics Show by Nintendo of America, Redmond, Wash. With a strong push on new "blockbuster" games for its Super Nintendo Entertainment System platform, Nintendo expects its 16-bit software unit sales to grow 50%, from 30 million to 45 million, said Peter Main, vice president of marketing. All Nintendo's numbers relate to a

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