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NOA appoints former Disney Interactive SVP as new SVP of Network Business

Nintendo of America has announced Duncan Orrell-Jones has its new senior vice president of Network Business, effective July 1. The newly created position will see Orrell-Jones spearheading “the development and evolution of NOA’s digital strategy for 3DS and Wii U.” Orrell-Jones will report directly to NOA president and COO Reggie Fils-Aime. Orrell-Jones previously worked for […]

7 years ago

NoA headlines

  • NOA to host eShop sale each Week

    NOA has announced it will start discounting games weekly on the eShop. Here’s official word: “We’re kicking off a new program in the Nintendo eShop that will make select digital Nintendo 3DS games available at a discount. Each week you’ll see a different deal so keep checking back.” Meanwhile, over in Europe, Nintendo is holding […]

    7 years ago
  • 3DS moves 4.5M lifetime, generates $1.2 billion in hardware and software sales

    As Nintendo 3DS prepares to celebrate its first birthday on March 27, Nintendo said it is pleased to announced the handheld has now moved 4.5 million units in the US – nearly twice as many units as DS sold in its first year.

    8 years ago
  • Fils-Aime points to lack of eShop, game drought in 3DS sales dive

    Nintendo of America thinks it knows how to rectify the 3DS’s alarming sales stall beyond tomorrow’s price cut.

    8 years ago
  • Nintendo of America servers hacked

    Nintendo of American has announced its servers suffered an attack by hackers, but that no personal information was compromised.

    9 years ago
  • Next Nintendo console unlikely to support 3D

    So 3D, huh? Nintendo love a bit of that. But not for home consoles, according to Reggie Fils-Aime.

    9 years ago
  • Fils-Aime: Skyward Sword will keep Wii ahead of the pack

    Reggie Fils-Aime has said the Wii will stay ahead of motion control competitors on the strength of its first-party content, particularly The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.

    9 years ago
  • Fils-Aime: 3DS and Pokémon to blame for empty Wii schedule

    As a gift to gleefully immature games writers everywhere, Nintendo of America head Reggie Fils-Aime has said the Wii’s release schedule is empty because the company is “already juggling two big balls” with the 3DS and Pokémon Black and White.

    9 years ago
  • Nintendo of America appoints new VP of corporate affairs

    Nintendo of American has appointed a new vice president of corporate affairs, Cynthia Gordon, to fill a role left empty for over a year.

    9 years ago
  • Nintendo boss defends Friend Codes with Street Pass

    Nintendo of America head Reggie Fils-Aime has said the 3DS’s improved Street Pass system does all the revamped but still non-standard Friend Code contact tracking system can’t.

    9 years ago
  • Reggie Fils-Aime: Third-party 3DS launch lineup "probably the best we've ever had"

    Speaking to MTV Multiplayer, Nintendo’s Fils-Aime has cited the strength of third-party development for the 3DS as responsible for “probably the best” launch line up Nintendo’s ever had for new hardware.

    9 years ago
  • Reggie: 3DS will be "mass-market" 3D

    Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has said the 3DS is set to become the first mainstream 3D device.

    9 years ago
  • Reggie: "The holidays are more important to Nintendo than to other manufacturers"

    Reggie Fils-Aime has said Nintendo expects Wii to do very well during the holiday shopping period this year, despite high-profile offerings from rival console manufacturers.

    9 years ago
  • NOA's Cammie Dunaway not expecting a YoY increase in Wii sales

    NOA’s Cammie Dunaway has said that Wii’s 2009 performance will be a tough one to beat in 2010, seeing as the console is in it’s fifth year on the US market, the company does not expect to match or beat those strong numbers.

    10 years ago
  • NOA estimates Wii sold 3 million units in US during December

    Nintendo of America said today that, while sales data for December and all of 2009 will be revealed by the NPD Group on January 14, it’s estimated that US consumers bought 3 million Wii units in December.

    10 years ago
  • Reggie says that profitability comes from software in this industry

    NOA’s Reggie Fils-Aime has said that despite the decline in hardware sales for this year, software will prove to be huge this year and in 2010. “The record year of 2008 is very difficult to overlap. I look at our performance and see it’s right on track with where we believed it would be,” Fils-Aime […]

    10 years ago
  • Denise Kaigler leaves NOA to spend more time with her family

    NOA’s Denise Kaigler has revealed through an IGN Minute post that she has vacated her position as vice president of corporate affairs in order to spend more time with her family. Here is her official announcement: It’s a fact of life that job and family often pull us in opposite directions. As regular readers of […]

    10 years ago
  • Kaigler says timing of Wii price drop "made sense"

    NOA’s Denise Kaigler has told IGN that the reason the US will not see a Wii bundle complete with MotionPlus and Wii Sports Resort is because Wii Sports is still doing rather well. Also, Kaigler says that Nintendo never said it would not drop the price of Wii in the past, just that, finally, the […]

    10 years ago
  • Nintendo plans staying the same despite PS3 and 360 price cuts

    Despite Sony and Microsoft announcing price cuts on PS3 and 360, Nintendo is not planning on bowing to pressure, nor is it expecting to be clobbered in the market. Instead, according to NOA’s Denise Kaigler, the company’s sales forecast “remains unchanged”. “Our focus has always been on creating fun and engaging game-play experiences,” said Kaigler. […]

    10 years ago
  • Reggie promises Nintendo will do better at E3 this year

    NoA’s Reggie Fils-Aime has told GameTrailers TV that Nintendo will do better at E3 this year. “We haven’t announced a launch date [for The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks], maybe we’ll do that at E3. You know, everyone wants to know what we’re going to announce at E3 and my answer is, come to E3 […]

    11 years ago