New Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata is not exactly a breath of new air. As a matter of fact, he sounds eerily like Nokia executives circa 2007, swimming deep in a river called Da Nile. Iwata does not think smartphones and tablets have any impact on the video game market. Show More Summary
'We are to blame' for Wii U slow start, admits Nintendo CEO. Nintendo is unlikely to introduce a Wii U price cut because the console already sits at 'an aggressive price point', according to company CEO Satoru Iwata.Click here to read...Show More Summary
The following comes from a CNBC interview with Satoru Iwata... On Wii U poor sales "We are to blame. We relaxed our [marketing] efforts, so the consumers today still cannot understand what's so good and unique about the Wii U. Because...Show More Summary
Consumers still confused, according to Iwata. Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata has admitted that the company is to blame for poor Wii U sales.Click here to read the full article Related Stories CoD: Black Ops 2 'Vengeance' DLC out July - trailer...Show More Summary
Nintendo's never even thought about strict digital rights management along the lines of Microsoft and Sony. Why? Global president Satoru Iwata explains.
Coming from an IGN interview with Satoru Iwata. "The best possible countermeasure against people buying used product is making the kind of product that people never want to sell. Taking as an example Mario Kart or Smash Bros., even though you might think, 'I’ve done enough with this,' you’ll still have second thoughts. Show More Summary
Free-to-play offerings should be "balanced and reasonable", says CEO. Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata has said that Nintendo will use the free-to-play model to introduce new IP that need to earn the "trust" of consumers.Click here to readShow More Summary
Wii U software delays blamed on the need for extra polish, explains Iwata. Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has put the lack of Wii U games this year down to the necessity for software to be more polished and offer more value than ever before.Click...Show More Summary
The following comes from a CNN interview with Satoru Iwata. "Those people who have already purchased the Wii U and are enjoying Wii U, they have already realized the value of the Wii U, and I understand that they are highly appreciating...Show More Summary
A day after they spilled new information on many upcoming titles with their E3 Direct presentation, Nintendo still had something new up their sleeve. CEO Satoru Iwata mentioned in a Q&A with press yesterday that Nintendo have another...Show More Summary
Sales of Nintendo’s Wii U console have been calamitously bad so far but the company’s CEO isn’t about to start blaming the rise of mobile games. Instead, AllThingsD reports that Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata thinks that the Wii U has sold poorly because Nintendo isn’t providing gamers with enough top-notch titles to draw them to the system. Show More Summary
At their E3 analyst briefing yesterday, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata revealed the company's plans to revitalize sales of its handheld 3DS system in the US and Europe by fundamentally changing the way its StreetPass feature works. Read more...
Nintendo President Satoru Iwata tests out a game while an interested party looks on #Luigi #e3 instagram.com/p/aeQbKwxRUY/ — Daisuke Wakabayashi (@daiwaka) June 12, 2013
E3 is just one big giant field trip for Nintendo's Satoru Iwata, Reggie Fils-Aime and—lurking in the background—Shigeru Miyamoto. Read more...
Coming from Satoru Iwata... As we have explained during Nintendo Direct and other means, here is the specific software release schedule. Nintendo 3DS has been gaining momentum since March of this year due to our back-to-back releases of key titles. Show More Summary
When Nintendo's Satoru Iwata informed us that we'll be seeing what Retro Studios was working on at E3, we all assumed the best possible outcome: Metroid. But what we actually got was an announcement for a follow-up to Donkey Kong Country...Show More Summary
Coming from a Wall Street Journal interview... "I think there is plenty of opportunity left for the Wii U. We don't think anything has been decided in the first six months." - Satoru Iwata Link
“People will buy hardware just to buy a single game if the game is really compelling. The hurdle has gotten higher, but if we can clear it, then we think the games can still sell.” - Satoru Iwata This is part of a WSJ interview that is behind a paywall, so I can't access it. If anyone out there has a subscription, please let me know! Link
Hello everyone this is Satoru Iwata. Thank you all for watching the Nintendo Direct this morning. I understand that many of you experienced technical issues with the live stream. I apologize and thank you for your patience. We have a lot of exciting news that we would like to share with you. You can watch the entire Nintendo Direct @ E3 2013 here. Link
If you had big plans for Nintendo's forthcoming Wii Fit U, which was scheduled to come in the first half of 2013, you'd better put them on hold. The company's president, Satoru Iwata just said during its E3 presentation that the game...Show More Summary