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Talking Point: Nintendo's Dismissal of Chris Pranger Highlights Issues With Company Culture

Nintendo's Dismissal of Chris Pranger Highlights Issues With Company Culture

"I've failed you. I've failed me."

If I were fired from making games at Nintendo, I would feel cataclysmically heartbroken in such a way that I might never recover. This is the imagined story I have just now constructed in my head, but for former Nintendo localization editor Chris Pranger, this heartache is more than a pained hypothetical...

News: Chris Pranger, Nintendo Treehouse Staffer Who Recently Spoke About His Work, Confirms He's Been Fired

Chris Pranger, Nintendo Treehouse Staffer Who Recently Spoke About His Work, Confirms He's Been Fired

"Yes, it was ultimately my own fault"

In recent times there's been a trend of Nintendo Treehouse staff becoming a little more visible, expanding upon their appearances at E3 and special broadcasts and engaging with the public. A number of the team have been on social media for some time, but there's been a sense recently that they have a little...

News: Chris Pranger From Nintendo Treehouse Discusses Harsh Realities Of Localisation

Chris Pranger From Nintendo Treehouse Discusses Harsh Realities Of Localisation

The truth hurts

According to Chris Pranger from Nintendo Treehouse, Nintendo’s fan base fails to understand and accept the more serious business factors behind video game localisation. In an interview with Part Time Gamers podcast, the member of Nintendo of America’s Nintendo Treehouse made it clear the localisation game is a risky business,...

News: Nintendo Treehouse Staffer Talks Localisation, Voice Acting And Playing Non-Nintendo Games For Research

Nintendo Treehouse Staffer Talks Localisation, Voice Acting And Playing Non-Nintendo Games For Research

Inside information

Nintendo has traditionally been very reluctant to allow its employees to speak to freely with the gaming press, but that stance has apparently been relaxed in recent years according to Treehouse staffer Chris Pranger - and as if to prove his point, he's taken part in a lively podcast where he covers a whole host of...

News: Nintendo Confirms Treehouse Pre-Show for Nintendo World Championships

Nintendo Confirms Treehouse Pre-Show for Nintendo World Championships

Warming us up

The Nintendo World Championships are no longer the exciting début of E3 week, but will now follow a Super Smash Bros. Special Video Presentation that'll be hosted by Masahiro Sakurai. Nevertheless the live event from LA could be intriguing, with its format still to be revealed. Nintendo of America did promise a pre-tournament...

News: Nintendo Treehouse Live Broadcast Kick-Off Time Confirmed

Nintendo Treehouse Live Broadcast Kick-Off Time Confirmed

A late night for European fans

Earlier this week Nintendo of America confirmed that The Treehouse will host an 8-hour live broadcast, confirming that the final build of Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS will be a main part of the event along with other upcoming Wii U and 3DS games. Initially we were only given a date, 12th September, but NoA has...

News: Nintendo Treehouse Confirms 8 Hour Twitch Broadcast on 12th September

Nintendo Treehouse Confirms 8 Hour Twitch Broadcast on 12th September

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS final build to feature

Earlier today we brought you the news that there's a special NicoNico Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS broadcast taking place on 12th September, during which it seems there'll be some final reveals ahead of the title's release in Japan. An announcement from Nintendo of America suggests that...

Feature: Catch Up With Ten of the Nintendo Treehouse E3 Demonstrations

Catch Up With Ten of the Nintendo Treehouse E3 Demonstrations

Essential viewing

Nintendo's multi-faceted approach to E3 this year did much to earn praise, as it ignored convention and produced a series of videos and events that played up to its strengths. The Digital Event was stylish, the Super Smash Bros. Invitational was raucous fun, and there were two roundtable events that generated plenty of buzz. That...

News: Shigeru Miyamoto Confirmed for Day One Appearance on Nintendo Treehouse Live Broadcast

Shigeru Miyamoto Confirmed for Day One Appearance on Nintendo Treehouse Live Broadcast

Satoru Iwata thanks all for well wishes

It had previously been announced that Shigeru Miyamoto would be making an appearance on the rolling Treehouse broadcast that'll be taking place throughout E3. It's set to be a largely unscripted aspect of Nintendo's presence over the three days, though we have been given a rough idea of when Miyamoto-san will...