Bill Trinen

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Have you heard? Nintendo has officially announced that it’s first game (sorry Miitomo) is coming to iOS later this year staring everyone’s favorite plumber (sorry Joe)! In a surprise move, Shigeru Miyamoto and Bill Trinen yesterday took the stage at Apple’s iPhone 7 premier to announce Super Mario Run, a runner that I might actually enjoy! The game will released this December for...

NFC detailed for Wii U and 3DS. Dubbed amiibo

We’ve all known for weeks that Nintendo had plans to unveil the full details on their NFC options for the Wii U and 3DS, but the company has finally pulled back the curtains on how it will work. In the video above, Bill Trinen of Nintendo of America shares how the new NFC figurines (now called amiibo) will interact with various Wii U and 3DS titles. The first title Trinen mentions is Super S...

Bill Trinen: 3DS Will Really Take Off In 2013

As Director of Marketing for Nintendo, Bill Trinen’s job is to…well…market a product.  So, it is no surprise that he is setting us up to believe that 2013 will be a great year for the 3DS.  However, is it really doing that bad to begin with? “We have noticed that in the US in particular, people tend to, at least when it comes to handheld gaming, they tend to shift generations a l...

Nintendo finally outlines the Wii U’s online set up

With five days left until the Wii U’s North American launch, one question has still bugged many gamers: How will the Wii U’s online work? Finally, Nintendo has laid out the details of the Wii U’s online infrastructure and how it will affect certain games and devices. Bill Trinen leads the way in the video describing almost every detail about the Nintendo Network and its relation ...

Know your Nintendo peeps: Bill Trinen

From the editable dictionary: “Bill Trinen is a video game translator who mainly works for Nintendo of America. He also does certain Nintendo press conferences and acts as an interpreter. Bill Trinen has been involved in the translation of many Nintendo 64, GameCube, and Game Boy titles. He began at Nintendo of America by translating debug reports on The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, and...

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