Satoru Iwata News


Smartphones not to blame for sluggish 3DS sales, says Iwata

By Steve Watts, Aug 03, 2011 9:15am PDT

Nintendo head Satoru Iwata claims smartphones aren't hurting the 3DS market, instead attributing the slow sales to a lack of compelling software.


"And 10 years ago people said the same thing. Now they've apparently hit their peak with this ..."

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Nintendo stocks fall 13%, prompts exec pay cut

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 29, 2011 8:45am PDT

Looking at Nintendo's stock, it appears the tremendous success of the Wii and DS have essentially evaporated overnight. Shares for Nintendo closed down 13%, and were down as high as 20%. What are some of the repercussions?


"What the hell is wrong with these guys? Aren't they supposed to get huge bonus and pay raise for ..."

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3DS can 'technically' function as Wii U controller

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 07, 2011 5:45pm PDT

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata revealed that the 3DS can act as a controller for the Wii U, but the company is hesitant to use it as such.


"I'm guessing this is where they're at, they're probably still in discussions with AMD and IBM ..."

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Nintendo considered making mobile phone

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 07, 2011 9:05am PDT

Nintendo has considered, and continues to research, making a gaming phone, its president has admitted.


"While people seem to give a lot of shit to Nintendo for not doing a lot of things (Opening up ..."

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