Nintendo Offering Adult Games Monday, October 14, 2002, 4:28 PM ET

Nintendo has started offering adult games for its GameCube system. The Japanese videogame company, which has traditionally eschewed adult-themed games in favor of games for children, said it will spend $140 million to market its new wares to American teenagers and people in their 20s. Marketing efforts may include rebates with purchases of GameCube systems and games. In preparation of the holiday season, the company said it will offer 80 new titles for the GameCube. Nintendo is in a fight with Microsoft for the second place spot behind leading game provider Sony. The videogame market has traditionally only supported two large providers.

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