Entries in 'iwata' (35)

Nintendo to prioritise digital for new IP

Nintendo to prioritise digital for new IP

Nintendo says it will focus on digital releases for its new IP given the platform’s flexibility.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 6th 2013 at 10:57AM in News
Iwata: "Nintendo is not good at competing"

Iwata: "Nintendo is not good at competing"

Nintendo has a rich history of innovation and president Satoru Iwata says that tradition remain very much at the heart of the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2013 at 10:22AM in News
Iwata: We will carry on Yamauchi's spirit

Iwata: We will carry on Yamauchi's spirit

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has paid tribute to his predecessor Hiroshi Yamauchi.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2013 at 9:49AM in News
Iwata dismisses Wii U price concerns, says software is the issue

Iwata dismisses Wii U price concerns, says software is the issue

The Wii U’s full retail price of between £250 and £300 is not the reason for its market struggles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2013 at 12:54PM in News

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Iwata vows that Nintendo IP won't go multi-platform

Iwata vows that Nintendo IP won't go multi-platform

Don’t expect Mario, Zelda or Donkey Kong to appear on non-Nintendo platforms anytime soon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2013 at 10:33AM in News
Iwata: Nintendo is not making pieces of art

Iwata: Nintendo is not making pieces of art

Making games that strike a chord with gamers is far more important than any pretence about creating high art.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 2nd 2013 at 1:30PM in News
Just as we suspected, the Wii Vitality Sensor has been scrapped

Just as we suspected, the Wii Vitality Sensor has been scrapped

One of the most maligned pieces of gaming hardware ever revealed will not now be released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2013 at 12:59PM in News
Iwata: "More third-party Wii U titles on the way"

Iwata: "More third-party Wii U titles on the way"

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has teased that unnanounced games from third-party publishers are in development for Wii U.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 8th 2013 at 10:24AM in News

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Iwata: Wii U price cut is not an easy option to take

Iwata: Wii U price cut is not an easy option to take

Hopes that Wii U might increase its competitive position via a price cut in the run-up to Christmas have seemingly been dashed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 21st 2013 at 11:24AM in News
Iwata accepts responsibility for Wii U struggles

Iwata accepts responsibility for Wii U struggles

"We are to blame.” That’s the message from Nintendo boss Saturo Iwata regarding the disappointing sales of the Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2013 at 9:40AM in News