Tag Archives: Satoru Iwata
Fri, Jul 05, 2013 | 20:51 BST
Nintendo didn’t really have much in the way of surprises at E3, and that’s because, as Satoru Iwata says, they wanted to focus on the “video game fans that are eager for information on so-called traditional games” at the show. But they have more in store for this year than just the stuff they discussed at June’s Nintendo Direct, including “new types of games.”
Fri, Jul 05, 2013 | 19:32 BST
Iwata: Wii vitality sensor canned because it “was of narrower application than we had originally thought”
Thu, Jul 04, 2013 | 05:47 BST
Nintendo isn’t just region-locking to make money and inconvenience users, Satoru Iwata has said, although the actual reasons are a bit nebulous.
Sat, Jun 29, 2013 | 18:25 BST
During an investor’s meeting yesterday, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata said the firm has unannounced Wii U titles set to release by 2014.
Fri, Jun 21, 2013 | 08:34 BST
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has stressed that before the company can re-establish third-party support on Wii U, it needs to put the console back into a strong position with first-party support.
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