During Japan's Nintendo Direct, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata announced there would be a new Rhythm Heaven game for 3DS this year. It will feature over a hundred minigames, 70 of which comes from past entries in the series, 30 of which are new. It's coming to Japan this summer. Hopefully we get word of a North American release. Hopefully this makes it in: Read more...
When asked during Nintendo's October 2014 investor question and answer session why the New Nintendo 3DS wouldn't release outside of Japan in time for the holidays, company president Satoru Iwata was blunt. "The overseas markets are different from the...
Today, Nintendo confirmed the date and time for their next Nintendo Direct event: Wednesday, January 14 at 9am Eastern / 6am Pacific. The event will feature Satoru Iwata "and crew" as they cover the spring 2015 lineup for Wii U and 3DS. Based...Show More Summary
A portion of a 4gamer (Kawakami) interview with Satoru Iwata... Kawakami: Alright, changing topics now, Mr. Iwata - you were originally a 'Super Programmer', weren't you? Iwata: Umm. Well, actually...I don't feel like I can say that, I've never said that actually. Show More Summary
A portion of a 4gamer (Kawakami) interview with Satoru Iwata... Iwata: So [modern games] are backed by this huge amount of effort and technology, but it feels like very few people remember them [story moments] or players skip over things...Show More Summary
As of today, Satoru Iwata is 54 years old! Mr. Iwata had a trying year when it comes to his own health, but we're happy to see him back on track. Glad he gets to celebrate his birthday in good health!
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
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
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...
Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata has commented on the status of his health post-surgery.
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
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
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
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
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
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...
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
Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Announced that The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D is coming to 3DS in Spring 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'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