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What I Would Like From Nintendo Under New CEO Tatsumi Kimishima

by killatiaon September 14, 2015
Two months after the passing of Satoru Iwata, Nintendo has presented its fifth president of the corporation: Tatsumi Kimishima. Although not Iwata’s first choice as successor, Kimishma has plenty of experiences with Nintendo, being the president of Nintendo of America from 2002-2006 and Chief Financial Officer of The Pokemon Company among other positions listed in […]

Gaming With Killatia Balloon Fight

by killatiaon July 23, 2015
As a tribute to the late Satoru Iwata today’s Gaming With Killatia takes a look at the late President of Nintendo’s first game Balloon Fight! Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/killatia2 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Killatia Twitter: https://twitter.com/killatia Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/killatia Website: http://www.killatia.com/  

Farewell, Mr. Iwata.

by Josh Boykinon July 13, 2015
I was born in 1987 to a mother and father in love with the Mattel Intellivision. The late 80s and early 90s were the scrappy days for console creators, trying to convince consumers to spend hundreds of dollars on hardware to play games in their own homes instead of at arcades. When the Intellivision broke […]

These were Satoru Iwata’s biggest moments in Nintendo history

by Tyler Colpon July 12, 2015
Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata passed away at the age of 55. The cheerful creator had been at the head of the company for 13 years and leaves behind some of the company’s biggest moments. 1. The 2005 Wii announcement 2. The 2009 Wii Vitality Sensor announcement   3.  The 2010 Nintendo 3DS announcement   […]

Can Nintendo stop the bleeding?

by Ramon Arandaon February 3, 2014
Boy Nintendo just can’t seem to get a break these days, as the company has become the whipping boy for this generation of consoles due to the horrendous performance of the Wii U. Nintendo’s recent financial report saw the company’s earnings fall 8.1 percent over the previous year, which was also 2.4 percent lower than […]

GotGame Truth Machine: Firing Iwara Will Not Help The Wii U

by Justin Weinblatton January 21, 2014
Nintendo has announced some pretty drastic cuts to their Wii U forecasts,  and now it is time for everyone on the internet to play April 1st CEO.  Everybody wants to talk about what they would change if they were in charge of Nintendo and how they would make the Wii U a rousing success. One […]

Nintendo losing money with every Wii U console sold

by Dragos Dobreon August 8, 2013
A Nintendo spokesman confirmed to GameIndustry today that the company is in fact selling every Nintendo Wii U at a loss. Not only that the console is barely selling, Nintendo is losing some money with every console sold. This is not a new practice, but it’s certainly new for Nintendo. The company had over $387 […]

Miyamoto: Nintendo underestimated the challenge of creating HD games

by Peter Whiteheadon July 8, 2013
Legendary game developer Shigeru Miyamoto has admitted that Nintendo “underestimated” the challenge of creating HD games, Edge reports. The quote came from the latest Nintendo shareholders Q&A where Nintendo president Satoru Iwata was quizzed by participants on a variety of topics. The first question was about the challenge of developing innovative games and growing Nintendo […]

Nintendo To Focus on “What Smartphones Cannot Do”

by Sean Garmeron October 30, 2012
Satoru Iwata declared to several investors about a week ago that “no dedicated gaming systems are worthy of existence unless our games give consumers unparalleled fun”. According to CVG Iwata´s declaration was an answer to a question about how to combat the growing popularity of IOS devices in gamimng. Iwata feels that the quality of […]

Iwata Discusses Wii U Launch Strategy

by Ramon Arandaon October 30, 2012
During a financial briefing with investors, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata explained the company’s strategy for how the Wii U will be marketed upon its launch. Asked about the Wii and 3DS’ launches, Iwata referenced both systems and compared them with what the Wii U is currently doing: “I think the difference between Wii and Nintendo 3DS […]

Iwata Discusses F2P Games and Wii U Processing Power

by Ramon Arandaon June 14, 2012
Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has confirmed via a Q&A session on Nintendo’s website that the Wii U will support free-to-play titles, should developers choose to bring them to the new console. “What I am trying to say is that we are not considering introducing a free-to-play game if the game itself is not suitable in […]