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News: Iwata Issues Apology For Technical Difficulties With Nintendo Direct Live Stream

Iwata Issues Apology For Technical Difficulties With Nintendo Direct Live Stream

Please stop apologising, Iwata

Many Nintendo fans experienced some technical difficulties today during the E3 Nintendo Direct broadcast. Many users weren't able to log on to Nintendo's official website to watch the broadcast and took to social media sites to vent their frustration. Satoru Iwata took to Facebook to apologise for any hiccups that...

News: Thinking Of Buying Animal Crossing: New Leaf? Go Digital, Says Iwata

Thinking Of Buying Animal Crossing: New Leaf? Go Digital, Says Iwata

"That makes me sound a little like a salesman, doesn’t it?"

As you're no doubt aware, Animal Crossing: New Leaf is now available in North America. It's an astonishingly good piece of software, as you'll know if you've taken the time to read and digest our Animal Crossing: New Leaf review. It's also the kind of game which is sure to keep players...

News: Nintendo Plans To Make It Easier For Developers To Share Their Assets Between Platforms

Nintendo Plans To Make It Easier For Developers To Share Their Assets Between Platforms

Expanding developer capabilities with technology like Unity, JavaScript and HTML5

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata recently held a financial briefing with investors that wasn't exactly brimming with good news for the company. Iwata-san revealed that Nintendo recorded an operating loss of 5.85 billion Yen in the nine month period and spoke about a...

News: Iwata Implies That He Could Step Down Over Sluggish Sales Performance

Iwata Implies That He Could Step Down Over Sluggish Sales Performance

"We feel greatly accountable for this severe outlook"

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has hinted that he will step down if goals for the next fiscal year are not met. Speaking in a Corporate Management Policy Briefing, Iwata addressed the thorny issue of two consecutive years of losses and recent financial troubles: We feel greatly accountable...

News: Iwata: 10 Key 3DS Titles On The Way This Year

Iwata: 10 Key 3DS Titles On The Way This Year

Nintendo President believes new games will boost handheld sales in the West

Nintendo is hoping to give the 3DS a boost of momentum this year by releasing around ten games of its own. In a meeting with investors during Nintendo’s latest financial results briefing, President Satoru Iwata said the company would be personally shipping ten games that...

News: Wii U Direct Scheduled For Tomorrow

Wii U Direct Scheduled For Tomorrow

A look at new software and services for the Wii U console

Nintendo has today confirmed that a special "Wii U Direct - Nintendo Games" Nintendo Direct will be broadcast worldwide tomorrow (Wednesday 23rd January) and will be hosted by none other than Nintendo President Satoru Iwata. It's due to take place at 2PM GMT / 9AM EST. You can view the...

News: Satoru Iwata: Customers Understanding The Wii U "Will Take a Little Time"

Satoru Iwata: Customers Understanding The Wii U "Will Take a Little Time"

"We aim to leave a smile on our customer's faces"

With a New Year and Nintendo's upcoming announcement of its Q3 financial results, Satoru Iwata and his team have plenty to think about. 2013 will be an important year to continue momentum on 3DS with big releases, and more importantly to grow the Wii U audience as much as possible. Speaking to...

Nintendo Direct: Watch The Special Pokémon Announcement Right Here

Watch The Special Pokémon Announcement Right Here

Gotta watch it all

Today, Nintendo will be broadcasting a Nintendo Direct focused solely on Pokémon news. The event will take place at 6 AM EST / 3 AM PST / 12 PM CET / 11 AM UK and will be hosted by Nintendo president Satoru Iwata. You can watch the video unfold on this very page, and as usual we'll be providing comments during the broadcast...

News: Nintendo Is Sorry For Wii U Load Times, Is Working On A Fix

Nintendo Is Sorry For Wii U Load Times, Is Working On A Fix

Satoru Iwata apologises for lengthy waits when switching between applications

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has publicly apologised for the lengthy loading times endured by Wii U users when moving around the console's operating system. The comments were delivered in a Japanese Nintendo Direct broadcast. Iwata admitted that the load times were an...

News: Watch the Translated GameCenter CX vs. Iwata Asks Segment Right Here

Watch the Translated GameCenter CX vs. Iwata Asks Segment Right Here

Fresh from Japan

If you watched last week's Japanese Nintendo Direct presentation you'll know that at the end there was a special GameCenter CX segment featuring none other than Nintendo President Satoru Iwata. For those of you that don't know, GameCenter CX (known in the west as Retro Game Master) is a TV show starring Shinya Arino, who plays...