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Nintendo talks down VR NX rumours

Rumours that NX was pushed back to incorporate VR appear to have been dispelled by Nintendo. We’ve been looking at the VR space since the days of the Virtual Boy,” American boss Reggie Fils-Aime told Bloomberg, as reported by VG247. With us, we want to make sure our next content …

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Fils-Aime says that Nintendo smartphone games will be ‘different’ to the norm

The boss of Nintendo America has said warned that gamers shouldn’t be expecting traditional experiences from the company’s firs smartphone titles. Unfortunately there’s a simplistic mentality out there, that ‘Make a Mario game for smart devices’ is a recipe for printing money,” Reggie Fils-Aim told TIME. And it’s not. It …

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VIDEO: Reggie Fils-Aime pays tribute to Satoru Iwata

Last night’s The Game Awards saw Nintendo’s American boss Reggie Fils-Aime deliver a touching tribute to the company’s late boss Satoru Iwata. Iwata passed away in July of bile duct cancer. He was aged 55. "One of the most over-used words in the English language is unique,” Fils-Aime said. That’s …

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Fils-Aime: There’s no sugar coating Metroid Prime Federation Force reaction

The boss of Nintendo America has acknowledged the strength of fans’ negative reaction to the E3 reveal of Metroid Prime: Federation Force. The game featured in the platform holder’s E3 Digital Event, but drew such fury from parts of the fandom – including a petition calling for its cancellation – …

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Sony: VR is not the next 3D TV; Spector: VR is a fad

It seems that for every critic declaring virtual reality to be the next major entertainment development, there’s another dismissing it as a flash in the pan. Who is right? It will be several years before we know for sure, but Sony studios boss Shuhei Yoshida has dismissed those who predict …

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Fils-Aime: VR is not fun and not social

Nintendo was the first games company to do 3D and the first to do augmented reality, but it looks highly unlikely it will be joining the virtual reality party. Whether it was the new AR ventures of Microsoft’s Hololens or the blossoming VR movement driven by Oculus Rift and Steam …

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Fils-Aime: Iwata did not apologise for E3 show

The boss of Nintendo America has said that CEO Satoru Iwata did not tweet an apology for fans following the reaction to the company’s E3 Digital Event on Tuesday. An online translation of a tweet sent by the exec said: "Thank you for watching. We take opinions of this year’s …

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Reggie Fils-Aime: Wii U is better value than PS4 or Xbox One

The boss of Nintendo America has said that customers get more for their money with Wii U than they do with PS4 or Xbox One "The good news, for us, is that we’re presenting the best value right now in new home consoles," Reggie Fils-AIme told The Wall Street Journal, …

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Reggie: Wii U isn’t struggling, has long life ahead of it

Nintendo has pledged to support Wii U for the long term and and disputed the belief that the console is struggling. I wouldn’t use that word,” Nintendo America boss Reggie Fils-Aime said when a Kotaku interviewer stated that Wii U has so far ‘struggled’. When asked what word he would …

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