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Nintendo Is Making A Huge Mistake Ignoring Mobile

Nintendo isn't going to change its tune on mobile games anytime soon. And that might be a huge mistake. In a Q&A with investors, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata reaffirmed the company's longstanding stance on mobile games, saying, "Basically,...Show More Summary

Shulk is the first revealed exclusive amiibo, and GameStop has the rights

It's been known that Nintendo planned to decentralize the way it distributed amiibo. That is, not all of them will be readily and equally available everywhere. Company president Satoru Iwata told investors recently that Nintendo intends...Show More Summary

Nintendo discusses cheaper Amiibo figures, trading cards

Future iterations of Nintendo's Amiibo figure line will include cards, the company revealed during last week's investor Q&A. Nintendo President Satoru Iwata and longtime designer and producer Shigeru Miyamoto discussed the company's near-field...

Iwata Reassures Fans on his Health - IGN News

Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata has commented on the status of his health post-surgery.

Iwata interested in partnerships for QOL experiences

These comments were made by made Satoru Iwata during the Q&A session... By using the term "platform" for our QOL business, we expressed, to some extent, that our QOL business will not be only between us and our consumers. Instead, we would like various partners to join us if they have some ideas to propose to our consumers. Show More Summary

Iwata talks about a bit more about utilizing smart devices

This comes the recent Q&A session with Satoru Iwata... Basically, Nintendo's utilization of smart devices means to "make a stronger bond with our consumers through the use of smart devices," instead of to "do business directly on smart devices." We are continuously considering what we should do and what we can do to achieve that goal. Show More Summary

Iwata on selling the consumer on their QOL business

This comes from the Q&A session with Satoru Iwata... Nintendo has been in the entertainment business for a very long time, and we have thoroughly been trying to understand how and why people become immersed in video games, namely the situation in which people are compelled to play as they get more rewards than the effort they put in. Show More Summary

Iwata on expanding in new markets

This comes once again from the translated Q&A session with Satoru Iwata... To begin with, I have said this repeatedly about China, but when we have made comments outside China, the process of translating my statements into English and then into the Chinese languages alters the nuance of these statements and my words have been misunderstood. Show More Summary

Iwata and Miyamoto talk about the possibilities of NFC and amiibo

This comes the translated Q&A session... Satoru Iwata (President): We have a pre-installed NFC (Near Field Communication) reader and writer in the Wii U GamePad as a standard function. When we launched Wii U, we were not able to demonstrate to our consumers sufficient ways this NFC reader/writer functionality would be used in the future. Show More Summary

Nintendo President Responds to Worries Over His Health

Recently, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata appeared at a company shareholders meeting. He looked quite thin—something that did not go unnoticed. But Iwata wants you to know he's recovering. Read more...

Satoru Iwata shares information about his health condition

This is translated by NeoGAF... I have seen many comments from people concerned about my weight loss. While it is true that I have lost weight due to a major surgery, my weight has thankfully stabilized now after 2.5 months and I'm progressing well. I am really grateful for everyone supporting me, the doctors as well as the hospital-staff. Direct link Source: NeoGAF

The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask for 3DS Announced - IGN News

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Announced that The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D is coming to 3DS in Spring 2015.

Splatoon pits squids against octopuses in Q2 2015

During today's Nintendo Direct presentation, president Satoru Iwata offered a launch window for upcoming day-glo paint shooter Splatoon and also outlined the game's central conflict. It seems that the adorable, paint-wielding protagonists of...

Nintendo Might Reverse A Major Policy That's Been A Nightmare For Consumers (NTDOY)

Nintendo's president, Satoru Iwata, told investors during a Q&A that the company might reverse its policy on region locking. Region locking is where a device, or in this case video game or console, is locked for a particular region. That means you can't play a game that's sold in the US in another country, such as China or Japan. Show More Summary

Nintendo May Consider Removing Region Locks

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata says it's to the company's benefit.

Nintendo considering going region-free, says Iwata

Wii U and 3DS are both currently region-locked. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has told investors the company is considering abandoning region-locking on its systems.Click here to read the full article

Iwata: Nintendo "must consider" ending region locking

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has signalled a change in opinion for the company's long-standing policy of region-locking its consoles. Speaking during a recent Q&A session with investors, Iwata acknowledged for the first time that a move towards region-free consoles could be beneficial for Nintendo (thanks, NeoGAF). Show More Summary

Nintendo launching first smartphone app next year

Nintendo is releasing a Mii app for mobile devices in 2015, company president Satoru Iwata revealed during a recent investor Q&A session. Earlier this year, Nintendo expressed an interest in leveraging smartphones to promote its products, despite its lack of plans to bring games to mobile platforms. Show More Summary

Nintendo launching a Mii smartphone app next year

Nintendo is releasing a Mii app for mobile devices in 2015, company president Satoru Iwata revealed during a recent investor Q&A session. Earlier this year, Nintendo expressed an interest in leveraging smartphones to promote its products, despite its lack of plans to bring games to mobile platforms. Show More Summary

Nintendo's next gadget to track, improve sleep patterns

Following earlier reports that Nintendo had plans to join the health-monitoring industry, company president Satoru Iwata has revealed that the gaming giant is currently developing a device to track a user's sleep patterns and encourage them toward...

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