Nintendo's Satoru Iwata addressed the fact that eShop games are priced the same as their retail counterparts despite the cost savings of digital distribution. This comes from an investor briefing reported live by Nstyles and translated by Cheesemeister. Show More Summary
Nintendo wants to improve its limited Virtual Console catalogue. During a recent investor briefing, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata was asked why Nintendo doesn’t make all its discontinued titles available via the Virtual Consoles service. Show More Summary
Nintendo doesn’t plan on discontinuing the 3DS and Wii U any time soon. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has told investors it doesn’t make business sense to abandon the 3DS and Wii U just because a new console is on the horizon. “The NX is new hardware, and will start from zero,” Iwata said during a […]
Nintendo games cost the same whether you buy them over the counter or in digital form, but that doesn’t mean there’s no benefit to buying online. Speaking at a recent investor briefing, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata acknowledged complaints that eShop pricing dos not pass on distribution savings to the consumer. Iwata told investors that price […]
Ever since Nintendo’s Satoru Iwata has been tasked with proving to investors that the Wii U isn’t doomed to be a colossal failure, there has been much change under the Big N’s roof. A new Club Nintendo, a partnership with Japanese giant DeNA for mobile games, and even allowing a couple of their characters into […]
Fire Emblem: Fates launches in Japan this week as Fire Emblem: If. As has become tradition, there’s also a new (and unsurprisingly fascinating) Q&A with Nintendo president Satoru Iwata. Read more...
Reggie Fils-Amie has clarified that Nintendo President Satoru Iwata did not apologise for their E3 digital event..@Nintendo Thank you for watching. We take opinions of this year's Digital Event seriously and will work to better meet your expectations. — Cheesemeister (@Cheesemeister3k) June 16, 2015 The ‘apology’ was translated by NeoGAF member Cheesemeister but Reggie […]
Missing out on E3 2014 due to illness, it looks like Nintendo President and CEO Satoru Iwata won't be making it to the big show again this year. This time around, it sounds like Iwata is too busy, you know, being the president of a massive company to attend.Click To Continue Reading
For health reasons, Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata did not make the trip to LA last year to attend E3. This year, his physician has advised him not to travel, and according to IGN, he will also not be attending. According to...Show More Summary
Everyone’s favourite face of Nintendo, Satoru Iwata, will be missing his second consecutive year at E3. Iwata was advised against travelling to E3 last year due to health issues, but thankfully, his absence this summer is purely down to business commitments. Nintendo released a statement to IGN explaining that their “focus for E3 this year […]
Nintendo's currently overhauling its rewards program from Club Nintendo to a new service, and at a recent investors' meeting, President Satoru Iwata revealed some more details about what to expect from the new program. And mobile will definitely be a part of it: What we are aiming to establish is not a simple extension of
In a meeting with investors during a Financial Results Briefing, Nintendo's president, Satoru Iwata, provided a glimpse into how his company is considering monetizing its upcoming mobile games, and it all sounded like good news to those afraid that Clash of Mario was going to be popping up on the App Store soon. Itawa was constantly
Nintendo President Satoru Iwata disclosed part of Nintendo’s mobile strategy during a Q&A with investors. Among other tactics, Nintendo reportedly has no intention to woo whales – people that spend large amounts of money on in-app purchases for free-to-play games. The post Nintendo’s Mobile Strategy Won’t Court Whales is from Slide To Play via Gamesindustry.
By Robert Niles: A just-published English translation of a conversation with Satoru Iwata, President of Nintendo, reveals more about how the video game company's deal with Universal Parks & Resorts happened. Nintendo and Universal last...Show More Summary
Satoru Iwata is telling investors he doesn't want his teams chasing after what is already working.
This was news that turned out to be both surprising and not surprising within instants of each other arising. The word emerged earlier today from no less than Nintendo president Satoru Iwata that when Nintendo hit E3 this June, there would be some things it simply wasn't going to be talking about. Show More Summary
A couple of months ago, Nintendo surprised everyone when they announced they would finally be getting into mobile gaming, and recently during the company’s financial briefing, Nintendo’s President Satoru Iwata revealed that moving forward, mobile gaming is expected to become an important part of Nintendo’s revenue structure. Show More Summary
Despite the fact that we know that Nintendo is working on a new console codenamed NX, it does not mean that the company will cease to focus on the Nintendo Wii U. In fact according to Nintendo’s President Satoru Iwata, the company still has a handful of unannounced Wii U titles that are expected to be launched before April 2016. Show More Summary
Even though Nintendo had already made it known that the tentatively named Nintendo NX won't be fully revealed until 2016, Nintendo's president Satoru Iwata has been peppered with questions about Nintendo announcing or talking about the device at E3 2015. Well, Iwata has reiterated that the Nintendo NX won't be announced at E3 2015.Click To Continue Reading
Hoping to hear something about Nintendo's mysterious "NX" console at this year's E3? You may be out of luck. According to an investor's meeting translated by Kotaku's Brian Ashcraft, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata said that they're getting to that next year, saying, "we do not plan on discussing specifics about [...]