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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. "Regarding the individual video game titles, when it will be launched, we will be making the announcement when each of those games are ready," boss Satoru Iwata told investors in a Q&A, as …

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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. It’s called the NX and proves, according to boss Satoru Iwata, that the company’s commitment to first party hardware remains as strong as ever. "Nintendo has decided to …

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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. Following the generally accepted theory on platform lifecycles, it is natural for you to presume that the sales of Nintendo 3DS will drop X per cent each year or …

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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. I believe the Wii U business still has considerable room for growth, as a number of software titles that are compatible with the console …

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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. Kotaku reports that president Satoru Iwata told Nikkei that far from bringing Mario to iPhone, the company instead plans on bringing more …

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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. As part of a briefing for Nintendo’s investors, Iwata explained the team working on the app needed additional time to refine various elements” for release on tablets and smartphones. The application under …

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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. The game business has a history of taking a very long time with localization,” he told investors, as per a NeoGaf translation. [This is due to] among other things – having …

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