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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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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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Reggie Fils-Aime: Nintendo fans "insatiable", always "want more"

One of the things that, on one hand, I love and, on the other hand, that troubles me tremendously about not only our fanbase but about the gaming community at large is that, whenever you share information, the perspective is, ‘Thank you, but I want more’. ‘Thank you, but give …

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NINTENDO: Wii U multi-gamepad support confirmed

Nintendo has listened to early critics of its Wii U system by making perhaps the most important pre-release upgrade yet – multiple controller support. The first demos of the console given to journalists saw the Wii U system limited to one Wii U Gamepad at a time. The obvious blow …

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Wii U design "quite near final"

The Wii U and its innovative controller will look almost exactly like the model seen at this year’s E3. Speaking to VentureBeat, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime confirmed that the design of the prototype hardware is almost final and explained why the new console is larger than the original …

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Nintendo defends 3DS stock strategy

The boss of Nintendo America has said that the company went to great lengths to ensure that 3DS would be plentiful at launch and there would be no shortages. "I would characterise it as a launch where we learned significant lessons from the launch of Wii and we made sure …

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Reggie clarifies ‘garage dev’ comments

Nintendo has further clarified how it chooses to partner with the new generation of independent game creators, following the firm’s divisive claim that it wouldn’t be working with ‘garage’ developers. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime told Joystiq that its new 3DS system is not catered for unproven talent, and …

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Reggie delivers blow to indie devs

3DS and Wii platform holder Nintendo has said it will embrace the independent developer, but draws the line” with less-established garage outfits. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime he would separate out the true independent developer versus the hobbyist". We are absolutely reaching out to the independent developer,” he said …

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