Tag Archives: Satoru Iwata
Thu, Nov 29, 2012 | 08:55 GMT
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata isn’t happy about the Wii U’s enormous day-one patch, but is pretty confident in the Nintendo Network’s offering once you have it installed.
Thu, Nov 08, 2012 | 11:32 GMT
Nintendo has recreated its initial Wii U GamePad design in cardboard during its most recent ‘Iwata Asks’ panel session. The company president got to grips with the mock-up to see how it compares to the final design. Which is better? Decide for yourself below.
Wed, Nov 07, 2012 | 13:14 GMT
Nintendo Direct features what could be the most powerful unboxing video ever created. Starring Nintendo president Satoru Iwata, the Wii U unboxing shows all of the components you get in the box, and features some epic music. Watch it below.
Wed, Nov 07, 2012 | 21:29 GMT
Wii U’s social features have been the key focus of this week’s instalment of Nintendo Direct, and the web stream has confirmed that Nintendo’s console will allow for twelve registered users per unit, and that downloaded eShop games will be playable across them all on just one license.
Tue, Oct 30, 2012 | 05:02 GMT
Nintendo has promised to finally let us in on its Wii U network plans in an upcoming Nintendo Direct presentation.
Tue, Oct 30, 2012 | 02:57 GMT
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has revealed some interesting statistics regarding the success of its Nintendo Direct presentations, which have a knock-on effect beyond their core audience.
Tue, Oct 30, 2012 | 01:33 GMT
Nintendo pushed back a number of first-party Wii U games originally intended as launch titles in order to keep the system selling belong the initial excitement of the holiday season.
Mon, Oct 29, 2012 | 16:14 GMT
Wii U’s interactive TV service TVii is being considered for release across Europe and Japan, Nintendo head Satoru Iwata has revealed.
Mon, Oct 29, 2012 | 10:17 GMT
Animal Crossing: New Leaf DLC will be free, Nintendo head Satoru Iwata has confirmed, stating that paid DLC would be ‘unwholesome’.
Sun, Oct 28, 2012 | 22:19 GMT
Nintendo CEO and president Satoru Iwata began his career in the games industry making games for a programmable calculator.
Fri, Oct 26, 2012 | 05:21 BST
Wii U will make a loss per console, according to Nintendo exec following the release of the company’s financial report.
Thu, Sep 13, 2012 | 21:09 BST
Just months ahead of the console’s international launch, Nintendo has announced the Wii U’s release date, price and launch software line-up.
Thu, Aug 23, 2012 | 19:44 BST
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has described MiiVerse, the social network for Wii U, as a bit like Facebook for Nintendo fans, with a few exceptions.
Wed, Aug 22, 2012 | 07:36 BST
Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata is adamant that smartphones won’t gobble up the market previously reserved for dedicated portable gaming devices.
Sat, Aug 18, 2012 | 18:01 BST
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has said the firm is “determined” not to take advantage of customers with DLC, as only content which enhances the length and enjoyment of the game will be released.
Mon, Jul 30, 2012 | 18:07 BST
Dragon Quest X director Jin Fujisawa has spoken about the game’s features with Nintendo’s Satoru Iwata as part of the next instalment of Nintendo Direct, including some chopped free-to-play features.
Fri, Jul 20, 2012 | 12:32 BST
Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has told Gamasutra that the timing of Wii U’s release compared to new consoles from Microsoft and Sony makes no difference to the firm.
Thu, Jul 12, 2012 | 21:36 BST
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has said not to expect “Call of Duty-like games” from the makers of Mario Kart.
Thu, Jul 12, 2012 | 11:28 BST
Ahead of the launch of the 3DS XL later this month, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has conceded that the rise of smartphones and tablets has altered the landscape in which Nintendo operates.
In an interview with The Independent newspaper, he said, “we can no longer offer some kinds of games experiences that couldn’t also easily be offered on a smartphone, so we need to differentiate and offer something exclusive. ”
Wed, Jul 04, 2012 | 00:20 BST
Speaking to shareholders, Nintendo CEO and president Satoru Iwata defended the 3DS’s sales performance to date, and championed the Wii U in the coming console battle.