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News: Reggie Cuts North America's Biggest Wii U Fans A Sweet Pizza Hut Deal

Reggie Cuts North America's Biggest Wii U Fans A Sweet Pizza Hut Deal

Club Nintendo members, rejoice

Pizza and gaming — they go hand-in-hand. Since the early days, Nintendo gamers have sat on their couch alongside family and friends with a box of pizza, the latest Mario Kart, and multiple greasy controllers. It's the natural order of things. Now, to further this relationship between pizza and gamers, Nintendo of...

News: Reggie Talks Up Wii U Blockbusters As Top 10 Sellers Across the Whole Generation

Reggie Talks Up Wii U Blockbusters As Top 10 Sellers Across the Whole Generation

Assures Wii U momentum, teases VGX appearance and tackles smartphones

With the competition hotting up in the most vital shopping season of the year, Nintendo of America President, Reggie Fils-Aime, used an appearance on GT.TV's latest episode to outline his reasoning for Wii U optimism, while also outlining lessons learned from a tough 2014...

Rumour: Nintendo Is Looking To Release The Wii U In Brazil This Year

Nintendo Is Looking To Release The Wii U In Brazil This Year

High import fees and piracy concerns no longer a problem?

As global as Nintendo is, there are still a number of untapped markets around the world. One of them includes Brazil. Only recently did Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime single out Brazil as an important area of growth for Nintendo’s business future — explaining that the...

News: We're Getting Digital Right On 3DS And Wii U, Insists Reggie

We're Getting Digital Right On 3DS And Wii U, Insists Reggie

"The consumer is voting with their wallets"

Plenty of people will happily tell you that Nintendo doesn't understand digital, and that the Japanese giant is late to the party and has been outpaced by rivals Microsoft and Sony, who put their respective weights behind online content much earlier and more effectively. Nintendo certainly has some things...

News: Nintendo Has "Nothing To Announce" Regarding Mother 3 Localisation

Nintendo Has "Nothing To Announce" Regarding Mother 3 Localisation

Earthbound Wii U release won't pave the way for future ports

Earthbound coming to the Wii U Virtual Console was quite an event — fans had been asking for the game since the days of the original Wii. Given the tremendous exposure surrounding the launch of the game, you might assume that Nintendo would want to explore the possibly of bringing other...

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..