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News: Wii U Name Isn't To Blame For Poor Sales, Says Reggie

Wii U Name Isn't To Blame For Poor Sales, Says Reggie

"The consumer understands that we have a new system"

The Wii U hasn't had the start that Nintendo would have wanted, with sluggish sales and a slow stream of software making the Wii successor's first year a pretty torrid one. Some critics have pointed out that the name could be to blame, and claim that many consumers aren't even aware that the Wii U...

News: Petition Started To Make Reggie A Playable Character In Upcoming Smash Bros. Title

Petition Started To Make Reggie A Playable Character In Upcoming Smash Bros. Title

Nintendo of America COO says his body is ready

We've seen some odd online petitions of late, but this new one really takes the biscuit — it's to get Nintendo of America COO Reggie Fils-Aime into the forthcoming Smash Bros. title on Wii U and 3DS. The petition — which can be viewed here — seems absurd, but it is based on comments previously...

News: Reggie Fils-Aime's Home In Animal Crossing: New Leaf Distributed Through SpotPass

Reggie Fils-Aime's Home In Animal Crossing: New Leaf Distributed Through SpotPass

Make sure your body is ready before entering his house

It seems it's not just the Nintendo Life team and our lovely readers who have their hands glued to their 3DS systems playing Animal Crossing: New Leaf; Reggie Fils-Aime is also absorbed with the adorable simulation game, as the tour of his own house will tell. The virtual residence of Nintendo...

News: Reggie: Nintendo Aiming To Increase Wii U Third Party Support By Boosting The Install Base

Reggie: Nintendo Aiming To Increase Wii U Third Party Support By Boosting The Install Base

Nintendo isn't ruling out future E3 press conferences

Nintendo's E3 Nintendo Direct presentation was filled with great first party titles, however, there wasn't very much in the way of third party content. In an interview with Game Trailers, Reggie Fils-Aime said Nintendo aims to generate more third party support by increasing the Wii U user base...

News: Reggie: Sony and Microsoft Need To React To What Nintendo Is Doing With Wii U

Reggie: Sony and Microsoft Need To React To What Nintendo Is Doing With Wii U

"Faster processors and pretty pictures won't be enough"

The Wii U has its fair share of plaudits but its fair to say it also has an equal share of doubters as well. Since the new console has launched many developers have taken a swipe at it claiming its lack of power will make it outdated and irrelevant once Sony and Microsoft throw their new...

News: Reggie: Time Spent on Rival Devices is a Missed Opportunity For Nintendo

Reggie: Time Spent on Rival Devices is a Missed Opportunity For Nintendo

Company looks to offer a broader degree of entertainment

Nintendo is entering a unique phase in its existance, a period where its rivals not only include Microsoft and Sony, but also Apple and Google. Despite Nintendo's best efforts to deny the threat, mobile and social gaming is most definitely on the rise, and many predict that the traditional...

News: Reggie Promises Steady Stream Of Wii U Consoles

Reggie Promises Steady Stream Of Wii U Consoles

Supply chain is "solid", lessons learned from past launches

Hardware launches are traditionally accompanied by annoying shortages as early demand outstrips supply, but Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has taken steps to calm nervous customers who may be worried that they're in for a long wait if they haven't already preordered the Wii...

News: Reggie: $299 Is Strong Value, And Is Going To Be For a Long Time

Reggie: $299 Is Strong Value, And Is Going To Be For a Long Time

Nintendo of America's president talks Wii U pricing and the impact of the 3DS cut

Unless you're living under a rock, you'll know that yesterday Nintendo confirmed the global pricing for its new Wii U console. In North America, the Basic set will retail for $299.99 and the Deluxe for $349.99. Speaking to GI.biz, Reggie Fils-Aime outlined his...

News: Reggie: Wii U Information Could Hit Before E3

Reggie: Wii U Information Could Hit Before E3

Keep 'em peeled

Wii U will boast a full range of entertainment says Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime, but must we really wait until Nintendo's E3 press conference on 5th June at 9am Pacific time to hear more? Perhaps not. Fils-Aime told Spike TV that there'll be new details spread over the course of 2012: We will be sharing information throughout the year so I won't say you'll have..

News: Reggie: Wii U to Boast a "Full Range of Entertainment"

Reggie: Wii U to Boast a "Full Range of Entertainment"

The big man speaks

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime's CES "interview" with Spike TV didn't give anything major away — games and dates remain a mystery — but he did speak in very broad terms about Nintendo's vision for its upcoming console. Talking about the plan to continue broadening the Wii install base, Fils-Aime naturally pointed to the controller, hinting at its..

News: Fils-Aime: "Wii U Welcomes Publishers' Online Networks"

Fils-Aime: "Wii U Welcomes Publishers' Online Networks"

"Be water, my friend."

When Nintendo's CEO and president is vocally unhappy about something, you know it's going to filter down and action will be taken to try to rectify the problem. Speaking at the investor's meeting as part of E3 2010, Satoru Iwata professed Nintendo's dissatisfaction with its own online efforts. That was over a year ago, and since then, the company has rolled out a more..

News: Fils-Aime: "3DS Didn't Launch Prematurely"

Fils-Aime: "3DS Didn't Launch Prematurely"

Lower than expected sales because of...?

Four million 3DS consoles were shipped prior to its launch and like any other company, Nintendo was hoping every unit would be sold by the end of the fiscal year. Missing that target by about 400,000 units, Nintendo conceded that 3DS sales had been lower than expected. Although the 3DS broke multiple

News: Wii U and Its Controller Near Their Final Form Factor

Wii U and Its Controller Near Their Final Form Factor

Reggie Fils-Aime talks design and tablet trend

Although the aesthetic design of the Wii U controller may look similar to tablet devices, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime points out that the company is not trying to tap into the tablet market. During a VentureBeat interview, Fils-Aime spoke about Wii U's development and how it took place before tablet devices gained the popularity we..

News: Fils-Aime: Next Home Console Unlikely to be 3D

Fils-Aime: Next Home Console Unlikely to be 3D

Are you bothered?

Nintendo's taken handheld gaming by the ankles and slung it into the 3D pool, so it's long been a question whether the successor to the Wii will also be capable of pumping out 3D visuals too. According to the president of Nintendo of America Reggie Fils-Aime, it doesn't look likely. Speaking to CNN, 3DS producer Hideki Konno spoke about Nintendo's efforts in 3D gaming..

News: Nintendo Insists That Apple's iPad Isn't a Threat

Nintendo Insists That Apple's iPad Isn't a Threat

Reggie Fils-Aime: iPad isn't even a mouthful, while DS offers both "snacks" and "meals"

In case you hadn't noticed, Apple launched a new piece of hardware recently. The iPad is, according to Apple fans, the best thing since sliced bread but Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime isn't so keen. In fact he's been downright disparaging about the new device:...