Posts tagged as: Satoru Iwata

Pokémon Ultra Sun And Moon Includes a Special Tribute to Former Nintendo President

Pokémon Ultra Sun And Moon are packed with secrets to discover, but one of these is especially touching if you’re a seasoned Nintendo fan. Developer Game Freak has hidden a secret dedication to the late Nintendo president Satoru Iwata, which requires quite a bit of effort to access. Firstly, you’ll need to make your way […]

Nintendo Names Successor After Death of Iwata

Nintendo announced Tatsumi Kimishima will serve as the video game maker’s next president and CEO following the death of Satoru Iwata in July from a bile duct growth. Kimishima had run Nintendo’s human resources division since 2014. Prior to that role, the 65-year-old executive served as director and CEO of Nintendo of America in 2006, and […]

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Dead at Age 55

Nintendo has just issued a short statement announcing that president Satoru Iwata has passed away at the age of 55. The statement reads: Nintendo Co., Ltd. deeply regrets to announce that President Satoru Iwata passed away on July 11, 2015 due to a bile duct growth. Iwata was forced to skip last year’s E3 due […]

Iwata Says Nintendo “…Won’t Give Up on WiiU and 3DS.”

Nintendo may be working on a new console, but it hasn’t given up on the Wii U and 3DS. During a recent investors’ call, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata said that it would be “inefficient” to cut off software for existing consoles with an established user base. “The NX is new hardware, and will start from zero,” […]

Nintendo’s Iwata Outlines Details of New Membership Service

During yesterday’s Nintendo presentation, president Satoru Iwata went into a bit more detail about plans for the integrated membership service that the company decided to create earlier this year. The concept behind the service is to establish a bridge not just between smart devices and dedicated gaming consoles (including the in-development NX), but also the […]

Nintendo Boss Hints at New Console for 2017

In addition to unveiling official plans to bring Nintendo characters to mobile phones and tablets in the future, the Japanese company has also confirmed the Wii U won’t be its last hardware venture: with the code-named Nintendo NX console confirmed by boss Satoru Iwata after the official partnership press conference. Which should come as no […]

Nintendo’s Iwata Remains Positive on Outlook for Wii U & 3DS

Many fans and non-fans have expressed that due to the lackluster sales performance of the Wii U Nintendo’s role in the gaming industry should change drastically. Nintendo’s president Satoru Iwata has no such plans for the company, and despite the often referenced Quality of Life programme being something were sure the Japanese giant is taking […]

Wii U Gets It’s First DS Game on Virtual Console in Japan

Without warning or publicity, the publisher released the DS version of Brain Age on the Japanese Wii U eShop last night. Gamers are able to download it free of charge until June 30, at which point it will no longer be available. It has yet to be confirmed whether the game will also be available soon […]

Nintendo “Has A Clear Idea” For Wii U’s Successor

Nintendo already has “a clear idea” about what direction it plans to go in with its follow-up to the Wii U, though it won’t be released until owners of its current console are “satisfied”. The news comes courtesy of an investor Q&A, in which company boss Satoru Iwata explained Nintendo has already begun working on […]

Nintendo’s Iwata Adresses Wii U Redesign Rumors

The E3 rumor mill is in full effect, with a rumor that Nintendo will be unveiling new hardware at E3 quickly squashed by Nintendo UK. That hasn’t stopped the rumor that Nintendo will unveil a redesigned Wii U, which Nintendo President, Sartoru Iwata finally stepped in and stated was a “groundless” rumor. He reiterated that […]

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