Tag Archives: Satoru Iwata
Fri, Jun 29, 2012 | 19:00 BST
During a shareholders meeting in Japan, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata said a subscription for Wii U’s online service isn’t “the best approach.” While he said he is not adverse to subscription plans, he feels with everyone using Miiverse together, word of mouth will more easily spread and lead to greater hardware and software sales. Thanks, Andriasang.
Thu, Jun 28, 2012 | 12:12 BST
Tue, Jun 26, 2012 | 06:26 BST
Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata has reiterated Nintendo’s commitment to keeping the Wii U affordable.
Fri, Jun 22, 2012 | 13:11 BST
During the Japanese Nintendo Direct presentation, president and CEO Satoru Iwata confirmed a new Super Smash Bros game is in production – at Namco Bandai.
Thu, Jun 14, 2012 | 10:47 BST
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has revealed that the company had a crisis of confidence over the Wii U GamePad’s most distinctive feature, as concerns about pricing almost forced Nintendo to shelve the idea of an additional screen.
Wed, Jun 13, 2012 | 21:44 BST
Speaking during analysts meeting during E3 last week, Iwata said while he isn’t adverse to exclusivity deals like Nintendo’s competition inks out on occasion, he didn’t think it would be wise to get into a bidding war with Microsoft or Sony.
Wed, Jun 13, 2012 | 19:57 BST
Nintendo has published an analyst Q&A in which Satoru Iwata said it was possible for Wii U to allow free-to-play titles.
Mon, Jun 04, 2012 | 11:26 BST
Nintendo courted both casual and core in its pre-E3 Wii U conference last night . Is it possible to truly bridge the two markets, asks Patrick Garratt, or has Iwata created a Frankenstein console as dangerous as it is genius?
Mon, Jun 04, 2012 | 09:31 BST
Nintendo gave us a first look at its final Wii U vision tonight, christening its tablet controller the Wii U Game Pad and announcing a traditionally-styled Wii U Pro Controller.
Wed, May 02, 2012 | 05:12 BST
Fri, Apr 20, 2012 | 09:09 BST
Fri, Feb 24, 2012 | 14:02 GMT
Tue, Jan 31, 2012 | 09:08 GMT
Shigeru Miyamoto is indeed taking a less active role in supervising Nintendo’s development division, but only because he wants to work on his own games.
Tue, Jan 31, 2012 | 01:09 GMT
Nintendo feels the Wii U has enough of an interesting offering that it doesn’t need to focus on one-upping the competition’s tech prowess.
Fri, Jan 27, 2012 | 13:57 GMT
Fri, Jan 27, 2012 | 04:18 GMT
During its financial briefing to investors, Nintendo detailed plans for the Nintendo Network platform, demonstrating a long-overdue push to capture a slice of the digital market.
Fri, Jan 27, 2012 | 03:22 GMT
Thu, Jan 26, 2012 | 17:00 GMT
Nintendo will bring Wii U to major markets, including Europe and the US, in time for Christmas this year, president Satoru Iwata has said in Japan this morning.
Wed, Dec 07, 2011 | 00:48 GMT
Nintendo’s Satoru Iwata has said the firm expects 3DS to sell 4 million units by its first anniversary on the market, as the system gets closer to the 3 million sold mark.
Fri, Oct 28, 2011 | 13:48 BST
In its semi-annual financial results briefing, Nintendo revealed plans for shoring up the creaky 3DS and launching the Wii U next year.