Yes, repurchasing shares is generally a reward for investors, but in some cases it can mask underlying problems.
The company's games haven't gained traction in the US, leading the console to lose momentum.
The game, which debuts Tuesday, is expected to bring in more than $1 billion in revenue. Not bad for a title that cost an estimated $270 million.
The company plans to debut the new gaming console in 32 countries this year.
The search giant may release a second generation Nexus Q.
Contrary to earlier comments, the company is creating new titles for the console.
Bored with existing games, the post-technology generation will ultimately develop the games of tomorrow. Good for the kids but bad for today's game makers and publishers.
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