Iwata

Nintendo and the rising continent

Malstrom is at it again. Today he’s delivered us a series of new (and lengthy!) articles about gaming, Nintendo and the future of the industry as a whole. I think with the outrageous success currently being enjoyed by the Wii and its software (you know, the software that ignoramuses say doesn’t exist yet) this is an especially timely delivery. On a personal note, the reason I enjoy the...

Iwata dishes on Nintendo; disses Wii/DS critics

In a report by GameSpot, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata responded to continued Wii shortages some 6 months after it’s launch and defending Wii/DS and “next-gen” systems: “It looks like some people are (saying) Nintendo is not incorporating state-of-the-art technologies into its products,” Iwata said. “We are using state-of-the-art technologies to realize the co...

Iwata says Nintendo of America underperforming

Woe be Nintendo of America today, for Satoru Iwata is very disappointed in them. During an earnings call this week, the head of Nintendo lambasted his American brethren for the red headed stepchildren that they are. Iwata: When I received a report from the U.S. that they sold 1 million Pokémon Diamond & Pearl already, I asked them, “why did you sell only 10,000 Brain Age last week, when...

Nintendo Spotting: Iwata begins world domination edition

Good find by 4cr. Wonder if it’s real… hmm… [YakYak, via 4cr]

Satoru Iwata makes Barron’s list, one step closer to world domination

Even stuffy financial types are getting on the Nintendo bandwagon, and with good reason. The Kyoto-based flagship of fun has capitalized on the success of the Wii and the DS to the tune of $6 billion in cash. Oh, and Satoru Iwata was the only video game exec to make Barron’s top 40 CEOs list. Kyoto, Japan-based Nintendo’s earnings are jumping and its cash hoard has swelled to more than...