"...we are faced with both an opportunity and a dilemma at the same time," says Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata.
Coming from Satoru Iwata... "In contrast to the current figure-shaped Amiibo available, we will make Amiibo in the form of cards this year as one of our future plans as Mr. Miyamoto mentioned at the Corporate Management Policy Briefing in October." Link
Coming from Satoru Iwata... On the positive side, we feel strongly that Nintendo games maintained a significant presence in the year-end sales season. One notable thing is that big titles released during and after autumn both for Nintendo 3DS and for Wii U maintained healthy sales and produced significant results in the year-end. Show More Summary
Coming from Satoru Iwata... This slide shows the Wii U titles that have already been announced for release in 2015. Even though there are more to announce, this slide contains many titles which fully utilize the GamePad. In addition to Mr. Show More Summary
Coming from Satoru Iwata... These graphs show the download sales transitions in the recent three financial years. Our download sales as of the end of the second quarter of this fiscal year were a bit lower than those in the previous fiscal year. Show More Summary
Coming from Satoru Iwata... We showed a graph at the Corporate Management Policy Briefing to indicate the growth of the Wii U hardware and software sales in the first half of this fiscal year over the corresponding six months a year ago in Japan, the U.S. Show More Summary
Coming from Satoru Iwata... We are also planning to further promote multiplayer Local Play in order to further accelerate the expansion of Nintendo 3DS in overseas markets. During the popularization process of handheld gaming systems...Show More Summary
Coming from Satoru Iwata... In addition, in the domestic market, third-party software developers continue to be highly motivated to create software for Nintendo 3DS. As I said just a moment ago, some hit software titles from third parties...Show More Summary
Coming from Satoru Iwata... As you can see here, we also launched special-edition hardware on that day. I have received reports that pre-orders for this limited-edition hardware went so well that many retailers closed them before the...Show More Summary
Coming from Satoru Iwata... We released "Tomodachi Life" in the overseas markets last June, which is the title released as "Tomodachi Collection: Shin-Seikatsu" (Japanese title) in Japan in 2013, and the global life-to-date sales ofShow More Summary
Coming from Satoru Iwata... This shows the percentage of change found in the sell-through data of Nintendo 3DS hardware and software in each market for the first half of the term compared to the corresponding first half of the previous...Show More Summary
Nintendo has been dropping hints for years about possible smartphone apps starring its classic characters or somehow tying into the Wii and Wii U. Nintendo President Satoru Iwata is back at it this week, this time with a specific idea: Mii for mobile...
Nintendo and mobile gaming have been flirting quite nicely as of late. First there was the whole Puzzle and Dungeons [Free] making an appearance on 3DS thing. Then, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata talked about bringing more mobile games to 3DS. Well, loving is about giving and taking, and Iwata says he wants to bring a
The Nintendo president is still against porting games to mobile devices, but he's interested in new ways for people to identify with the company.
Nintendo will soon launch an app to let you use your Mii avatar on social media. The application is set to be fully revealed within the next month or so, Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata told Japanese newspaper Nikkei. Users will be able to...Show More Summary
This comes from a Nikkei interview with Satoru Iwata... ''The improved 3DS (a hand-held game device with 3-D graphics) did not debut in the U.S. and Europe until after the start of the year, which meant demand did not increase as quickly as we expected. That does not mean that 3DS business itself has significantly declined.'' Link Source: Nikkei
This comes from a Nikkei interview with Satoru Iwata... ''We foresee improved performance for the next fiscal year, so long as we are not adversely affected by foreign exchange fluctuations. I have been saying we hope to achieve a profit suitable for Nintendo as early as fiscal 2016. Show More Summary
This comes from a Nikkei interview with Satoru Iwata... ''Newer consoles are equipped with a function to process micropayments using Suica electronic money cards [in Japan]. Our service that allows people to purchase games online using...Show More Summary
This comes from a Nikkei interview with Satoru Iwata... I believe the Wii U business still has considerable room for growth, as a number of software titles that are compatible with the console are slated for release in 2015. The way Japanese gamers enjoy video games is different from their counterparts in the West. Show More Summary
Coming from Satoru Iwata... - "It's not necessary to be particular about game hardware." - "Leveraging our video game know-how, we'll make it so even those who have trouble following through can stick with this program and have fun." - Nintendo is thinking of ways to get into the education field Link