Tag Archives: Satoru Iwata
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 11:22 BST
Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata says poor marketing and a lack of killer app are to blame for the Wii U’s less than stellar sales, both of which he freely admits are Nintendo’s own fault.
Sat, Jun 15, 2013 | 20:48 BST
Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata has told CNN the firm isn’t concerned about what other companies are doing at the moment, and are instead focused on their own console.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 16:57 BST
During its E3 investors meeting yesterday, Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata said Animal Crossing: New Leaf set a record for launch day sales through the eShop in the US.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 13:08 BST
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has confirmed to analysts that the company will announce more third-party games moving forward, following an E3 trailer that gave a glimpse of just some of the Wii U and 3DS games coming from external studios.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 04:12 BST
Nintendo wants to give the 3DS a boost in the west, and one of its new strategies is to make StreetPass more useful for those of us who don’t walk by millions of commuters every day.
Mon, May 20, 2013 | 08:12 BST
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has revealed that Game & Wario – due to hit Europe June 28 – was originally planned as a pre-loaded Wii U title called Pirates. It didn’t star Mario’s nemesis at all, in fact.
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 09:07 BST
Nintendo has sent messages to owners of the original Wii, stating that the Wii U is not just an upgraded edition of the console, and that the new rig will “Change the way you and your family experience games and entertainment.”
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 | 21:40 BST
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has told investors that around 10% of Japanese consumers are willing to opt for digital versions of title available on Nintendo systems.
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 | 16:40 BST
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has told investors the reason for the delayed release of many first-party titles was due to Wii U launch titles requiring “more development resources than expected.”
Thu, Apr 25, 2013 | 12:07 BST
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has addressed investors following release of the company’s financial report yesterday. He agrees that things aren’t looking good at the moment, but that the company will pick up real momentum across 3DS and Wii U this year, bolsteres by some strong IP on the horizon.
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 | 14:11 BST
Nintendo has confirmed it will place the company’s global president Satoru Iwata as CEO of the company’s North American pursuits, following the promotion of previous CEO Tatsumi Kimishima. Iwata will fill both roles for the foreseeable future.
Mon, Mar 25, 2013 | 08:40 GMT
Earthbound – known as Mother 2 in Japan – is the next game to hit Wii U Virtual Console in Japan, as part of Nintendo’s campaign, which sees classic games hitting the eShop at ¥30 each.
Wed, Mar 13, 2013 | 11:10 GMT
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has announced a new Flipnote Studio animation program for the 3DS.
Mon, Feb 18, 2013 | 11:45 GMT
Wii Street U is the incoming Google Maps app for Nintendo’s console. It’s the subject of this week’s edition of “Iwata Asks”, a panel session featuring developers and Nintendo president Satoru Iwata himself. The session has revealed Google’s incredible level of detail. They’ve even mapped the sky this time.
Thu, Jan 31, 2013 | 19:20 GMT
Nintendo’s future plans include making developer assets “more transferrable,” between operating systems
Thu, Jan 31, 2013 | 03:49 GMT
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has reportedly told investors that the 3DS will see about ten new Nintendo-developed releases over the next year. The news comes courtesy of Nikkei and auto-translate, but should be verified when Nintendo release an English translation of its post-earnings meeting. The report does not mention how many of these games are as yet unannounced, or whether they will be digital releases through the eShop.
Fri, Jan 25, 2013 | 17:24 GMT
A 3DS data transfer tool will be released in Japan next month, according to a video featuring Nintendo president Satoru Iwata.
Wed, Jan 23, 2013 | 20:21 GMT
Nintendo Direct presentations for Europe, Japan, and North America brought some interesting news on Wii U, Miiverse, Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, and more. Find out what happened below.
Wed, Jan 23, 2013 | 10:26 GMT
Nintendo Direct kicks off at 2pm GMT, and although company president Satoru Iwata has confirmed he will reveal new Wii U titles, eagle-eyed gamers have spotted hints that he will also announce the opening of the console’s Virtual Console store, and that it could contain Gamecube games off the bat.
Wed, Jan 23, 2013 | 00:24 GMT