Today's Nintendo Direct showed off some new custom Mario pieces in celebration of Mario's 30th anniversary. Satoru Iwata revealed some new set pieces for Mario Maker to help celebrate the portly plumber's milestone birthday. And there's an official release window for the custom Mario experience. It's set to hit Wii U in September. More to come…
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has firm wants to “surprise” players with its new NX system. Speaking in an interview with Nikkei, translated by Kotaku, Iwata wouldn’t go into details on the new system, but stated expanding on a current gaming system would be “dull.” “In the past few years, the idea of what [encompasses] a […]
Remember last month's news that had people jumping up and down because Netflix was developing a live-action Legend of Zelda series? Well, we have potentially bad news now. TIME interviewed Nintendo's Satoru Iwata, and, among many things, the CEO said that the Zelda rumors were inaccurate. "As of now, I... More »
According to Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata, the characters in the Super Smash Bros. series are just toys. This makes it okay for Nintendo characters to hit other Nintendo characters.
Nintendo’s Satoru Iwata contends the article saying a live-action series is in the early stages of development "is not based on correct information."
Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata reveals that a report from February about Netflix developing a 'Legend of Zelda' TV show is not true. [...]
It turns out that Link and Princess Zelda will not be coming to a streaming device near you any time soon.Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata tells TIME that rumors of the "Zelda" franchise being developed into a live-action series are not true. Show More Summary
Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata clears up any confusion about why a space fox and Italian plumber can battle.
We hope you weren't planning your Netflix viewing schedule around that rumored Legend of Zelda live-action series... you're about to have your hopes dashed. Nintendo chief Satoru Iwata tells Time that talk of the game-based show is "not...Show More Summary
Here's what Satoru Iwata had to say about the Legend of Zelda/Netflix rumored that surfaced a few weeks back. "As of now, I have nothing new to share with you in regard to the use of our IPs for any TV shows or films, but I can at least...Show More Summary
This comes from a TIME interview with Nintendo president Satoru Iwata... Why he doesn't like the term free-to-play ''I do not like to use the term 'Free-to-play.' I have come to realize that there is a degree of insincerity to consumers...Show More Summary
Why he hates the term "free-to-play" and why the New 3DS almost didn't make it to market on time
We really don't know much about Nintendo's new hardware. It's codenamed NX. It's from Nintendo. And...well...That's about it, really. However, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata recently offered what could be vague hints. Or not. Read more...
Coming from a Q&A featuring Nintendo's CEO Satoru Iwata and DeNA's CEO Isao Moriyasu... - each company will have to rely on their good strengths - Nintendo will make the games and DeNA will handle the back end - Nintendo is always adjusting,...Show More Summary
Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata has told TIME magazine that most Nintendo “smart device” games will be developed in-house, rather than by partner DeNA. The company announced on Tuesday that it would finally start making games for smartphones and tablets. Development of smart device games will be mainly done by Nintendo […] DeNA has extensive know-how in developing […]
Company president Satoru Iwata has explained how the two companies will utilize their strengths to create the best experiences for smartphones.
Nintendo is finally entering the mobile game space through a collaboration with DeNA. Why now? As CEO Satoru Iwata explained to Time, "We have come to the stage where we can say that we will be able to develop and operate software which,...Show More Summary
In an interview with TIME, Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata sheds some light on how Nintendo plans to make mobile games with DeNA and what it thinks about free-to-play vs. premium pricing....
Coming from a TIME interview with Satoru Iwata... On amiibo: “It was something I believed would be completely new for us.” - Iwata On DeNA and going mobile: “In the digital world, content has the tendency to lose value, especially on smart devices. Show More Summary
Nintendo will be making mobile games in the future, but we don't know much about their plans yet. TIME spoke with Satoru Iwata, Reggie Files-Aime, and Shigeru Miyamoto for a tiny bit of insight into their plans. Read more...