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Reggie: Amiibo can have ‘significant impact’ on Wii U sales

Upcoming toys-to-life range Amiibo can give Wii U hardware the sales boost it so definitely needs, Nintendo America boss Reggie Fils-AIme has argued. "I think Amiibo can have a significant impact on driving the install base for Wii U on the sales of figures themselves," he told Polygon. "I think …

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Reggie Fils-Aime says third parties are ‘very key part of our product pipeline’

Nintendo’s first party Wii U showing is improving all the time, but third parties continue to distance themselves from the console. However, Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime has insisted that third party support remains strong for the console, highlighting the indie development sector for particular praise. "We’re seeing a …

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This, the year of Luigi, is set to continue!

Luigi’s disregard for the rules is demonstrated not only in his dress sense but also his casual dismissal of the Gregorian calendar. As every single one of us knows, this is the Year of Luigi. Foolishly many of us had supposed that the Year of Luigi would come to a …

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Reggie on fan pressure: 100,000 signatures doesn’t mean 100,000 sales

Nintendo has said that online petitions and fan outcries don’t play a part in shaping its overall strategy. When asked about the likes of Operation Rainfall – a pressure group that is trying to get Nintendo to localise a handful of Japanese-only Wii games – Nintendo of America president Reggie …

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Reggie affirms Nintendo’s indie love

Nintendo is working hard on building an infrastructure to support independent developers on its 3DS and Wii U platforms, says Reggie Fils-Aime. Speaking toIGN, the Nintendo of America president said the firm, which in the past has been criticised for its indie support and lack of online focus, is spending …

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How would Reggie Fils-Aime describe the PS4 and Xbox One launch line-ups? "Meh"

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has delivered his verdict over the PS4 and Xbox One software launch line-ups. And this is it: Meh”. In fact, he reckons that the Wii U has a better line-up this Christmas. It’s all about the games. The competitive systems have announced their launch …

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$400 PS4 "puts no pressure" on Wii U, Fils-Aime believes

The impending arrival of the next generation of consoles poses not threat to Nintendo. Wii U, the company’s American boss has argued. Asked specifically about the impact the $400/349 PS4 may have on the already struggling Wii U, Reggie Fils-Aime told Kotaku: "It puts no pressure on us at all. …

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Nintendo: Want to block pre-owned? Then make better games

Spirited Nintendo America boss Reggie Fils-Aime has said that there’s a very simply solution to the ‘problem’ of pre-owned – make better games. The exec was also keen to point out that Nintendo has the lowest software trade-in rate of any platform holder – a fact perfectly illustrated by the …

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Reggie Fils-Aime passes verdict on Wii U’s launch: We’re doing something very, very positive

It will be impossible to draw any meaningful conclusion from the Wii U launch until the New Year, but that hasn’t stopped some quarters of the press adapting an almost instinctively negative position. But in the face of hasty conclusions, Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime has praised the company …

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Reggie: Call of Duty looks "dramatically better" on Wii U

Opinion remains divided on whether Wii U is able to match the visuals of the Xbox 360 and PS3 – unless you’re Reggie Fils-Aime, of course. The outspoken boss of Nintendo America told CNN in a video transcribed by VG247 that he reckons the new machine has the beating of …

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