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Iwata increases approval rating amongst Nintendo investors

Satoru Iwata’s plan to reverse Nintendo’s decline has been given the backing of investors. As spotted by NeoGaf, the Nintendo boss has seen his approval rating amongst investors climb to 80.64 per cent, beating last year’s 77.26 per cent rating. Note however that it still lags far behind his 2010, …

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Miyamoto: Nintendo is its own genre

One thing Nintendo is rarely accused of is having its finger on the pulse – but there’s a good reason for that. Essentially, it plays by its own rules, according to Nintendo’s legendary development boss Shigeru Miyamoto. Nintendo isn’t one simple element of an overall gaming industry,” he told The …

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Dual-GamePad gameplay looking unlikely for Wii U

Nintendo has backtracked on previous plans to introduce dual-GamePad support for Wii U titles. The functionality was once promised for 2013 but is yet to be implemented in any of the console’s titles. That now doesn’t look likely to change anytime soon. "Certainly as we’ve been working on Wii U, …

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Miyamoto ‘uneasy’ with virtual reality

It’s looking unlikely that Nintendo will follow the likes of Sony, Valve and Oculus into the virtual reality sector. That’s because the platform holder’s development boss Shigeru Miyamoto has said that the very nature of VR is at odds with the design ethos that Nintendo hopes to pursue. When you …

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VIDEO: Miyamoto shows off his new Wii U games

Nintendo has revealed some more projects being worked on by development legend Shigeru Miyamoto. Two games were shown off at Nintendo’s Treehouse Live event – Project Giant Robot and Project Guard. The first sees gamers playing as – you guessed it – giant robots and fighting one another. Project Guard …

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NINTENDO: Miyamoto confirms Star Fox for Wii U

An interview with Shigeru Miyamoto has seemingly revealed Star Fox for Wii U slightly ahead of the official announcement. We originally began working with Star Fox back on Wii, and we had a small group of people experimenting with it for many years, maybe about six years, but we didn’t …

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Miyamoto says HD remakes of old Mario games are "possible"

Super Mario World HD? Super Mario 64 HD? Such things could happen, according to Nintendo design boss Shigeru Miyamoto. "That’s certainly possible,” he told a reporter panel attended by Polygon when asked if Mario HD remakes are being considered. But most of our developers are working on new games. We …

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EA exec accuses Miyamoto of "falling down on the job"

Legendary designer Shigeru Miyamoto has been accused of dropping the ball by EA’s chief creative officer Richard Hilleman. Speaking of Nintendo’s once innovative decision to bring touchscreen gaming to the industry, Games Industry reports that Hilleman told an audience at DICE Europe that he thanked Miyamoto for that” but added …

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Miyamoto working on new IP for Wii U

It’s a complaint often levelled at Nintendo, but now even the father of Mario is calling for a brand new franchise. Development legend Shigeru Miyamoto confirmed in an interview with Famitsu (via Polygon) that he is indeed working on a new IP – once he’s finished with Pikmin 3, Super …

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Nintendo considered showing E3 Wii U Zelda in E3 Direct

The in-development Zelda title for Wii U was considered for inclusion in Nintendo’s E3 Direct presentation, it has been revealed. The platform holder decided against it, however, as it didn’t want to draw attention away from its other titles. We are working on a new Wii U Zelda, as we …

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