Tag Archives: Satoru Iwata
Tue, Jan 08, 2013 | 11:36 GMT
Pokemon was the focus of Nintendo’s latest instalment of Nintendo Direct, hosted by president Satoru Iwata. During the stream he presented a debut trailer for Pokemon X and Pokemon Y, two 3DS titles coming to the handheld this October. Check out what happened here.
Mon, Jan 07, 2013 | 11:21 GMT
Nintendo is keen on the F2P market, company president Satoru Iwata has revealed in a new interview. However, he was quick to add that the developer probably won’t shoe-horn free features into existing franchises like Mario.
Mon, Jan 07, 2013 | 09:51 GMT
Wii U software sales may have failed to set the charts alight, but the hardware has been selling steadily across all territories, but has fallen short of matching its predecessor in terms of year-end sales, according to Nintendo president Satoru Iwata.
Fri, Dec 07, 2012 | 13:41 GMT
The latest edition of Iwata Asks – in which Nintendo president Satoru Iwata quizzes his internal development teams – focused on party game Nintendo Land and the GamePad’s conception, revealing a crude early prototype that consisted of a monitor, two WiiMote controllers and a shit-load of sticky tape. See it below.
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.