Entries in 'satoru iwata' (21)

Who is Nintendo's saviour DeNA?

Who is Nintendo's saviour DeNA?

On Tuesday March 17th, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata surprised a gathering of press with a major announcement about the future of its business.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 26th 2015 at 12:30PM in News
Iwata: Nintendo was not cornered into smartphone backtrack

Iwata: Nintendo was not cornered into smartphone backtrack

Nintendo’s change of mind in deciding to bring its titles to smartphones did not come about because the company believed it had run out of options.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2015 at 9:47AM in News
Iwata on Wii U price, free-to-play and that Zelda TV series on Netflix

Iwata on Wii U price, free-to-play and that Zelda TV series on Netflix

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has admitted that price has played a big factor in Wii U’s failure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 3:27PM in News
I never intended to dismiss smartphone games, Iwata says

I never intended to dismiss smartphone games, Iwata says

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has said that he’s never dismissed smartphone gaming as a genre.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2015 at 10:46AM in News

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Iwata: Free-to-start mobile games are an option for us

Iwata: Free-to-start mobile games are an option for us

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has said that Nintendo’s smartphone games may well be free-to-play.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2015 at 10:20AM in News
First Nintendo smartphone game due out this year

First Nintendo smartphone game due out this year

Nintendo’s first titles developed specifically for mobile phones should be out by the end of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2015 at 10:21AM in News
Nintendo announces its next console - the NX

Nintendo announces its next console - the NX

Not content with having announced a move onto smartphones, Nintendo has also revealed that its next dedicated games console is in development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2015 at 8:52AM in News
Iwata: Wii U could be just one game away from reversing fortunes

Iwata: Wii U could be just one game away from reversing fortunes

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has said that one big hit could still be enough to cause Wii U sales to rocket.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2015 at 10:16AM in News

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Iwata: Wii U still has considerable room for growth, teases Mii smartphone app

Iwata: Wii U still has considerable room for growth, teases Mii smartphone app

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has maintained his staunch support for Wii U, arguing that the machine’s best days are ahead of it, particularly in the West.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2015 at 10:51AM in News
Forget Mario on smartphones - Iwata wants smartphone games on Nintendo

Forget Mario on smartphones - Iwata wants smartphone games on Nintendo

The calls for Nintendo to release its games on smartphone may seem relentless, but it seems like the platform holder has other plans. Polar opposite plans, in fact.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 12:26PM in News
Nintendo delays Mii App for smart devices into 2015

Nintendo delays Mii App for smart devices into 2015

Nintendo's Mii App for smart devices has been pushed back into 2015, company president Satoru Iwata has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 7th 2014 at 12:48AM in News
Iwata says Nintendo would consider ditching region locking

Iwata says Nintendo would consider ditching region locking

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has indicated that Nintendo could be willing to reverse its long-term opposition to region locking.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2014 at 10:47AM in News

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No New 3DS in the West this year as 3DS has not yet reached its potential, Nintendo argues

No New 3DS in the West this year as 3DS has not yet reached its potential, Nintendo argues

Nintendo has offered an explanation for its decision to withhold the New 3DS and New 3DS XL from Western markets this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2014 at 2:02PM in News
Iwata reveals Nintendo's first Quality of Life product

Iwata reveals Nintendo's first Quality of Life product

Nintendo’s debut foray into what it describes as the Quality of Life sector is a sleep sensor.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2014 at 10:51AM in News
Iwata makes first presentation since undergoing surgery

Iwata makes first presentation since undergoing surgery

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has recovered from surgery on a growth in his bile duct and has returned to work.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2014 at 3:14PM in News
Iwata re-elected as Nintendo president

Iwata re-elected as Nintendo president

Poorly Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has retained his role as president, IGN reports.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2014 at 11:49AM in News

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Iwata to skip E3 for health reasons

Iwata to skip E3 for health reasons

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata won't be attending next week's E3 2014 event in Los Angeles on the advice of his doctor.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 5th 2014 at 8:41PM in News
Mario Kart 8 heading to Wii U in May

Mario Kart 8 heading to Wii U in May

Mario Kart 8 will arrive for Wii U this May, according to Nintendo.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 30th 2014 at 6:31AM in News
OPINION: A Nintendo tablet? Is it now only a matter of when, not if?

OPINION: A Nintendo tablet? Is it now only a matter of when, not if?

Nintendo has an annoying habit of defying what many people expect them to do.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 29th 2013 at 4:39PM in News
Nintendo projects 5m 3DS sales in Japan this year

Nintendo projects 5m 3DS sales in Japan this year

The dedicated handheld gaming market is more than fine, according to Nintendo president Satoru Iwata.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 27th 2013 at 9:21PM 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