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News: Quality Of Life Device Not Fit To Be Sold As "A Nintendo Product" At The Moment, Says Kimishima

Quality Of Life Device Not Fit To Be Sold As "A Nintendo Product" At The Moment, Says Kimishima

"If it could be released, we’d release it"

Nintendo's Quality of Life initiative was one of Satoru Iwata's personal legacies, an attempt to enrich the lives of consumers and improve their overall well being while simultaneously providing Nintendo with another valuable revenue stream. It was expected to launch last year but we've heard precious...

News: Tatsumi Kimishima Is Aiming To Quadruple Nintendo's Operating Profits

Tatsumi Kimishima Is Aiming To Quadruple Nintendo's Operating Profits

Smartphone games, theme parks and DLC expected to contribute to growth

Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima has spoken recently about his plans for the company, and one of his boldest aims is to increase Nintendo's operating profit to around 100 billion Yen a year (approx $855 million) - more than four times what the firm achieved last financial...

News: Nintendo's Smart Device Strategy Is About Getting People To Interact With Its IP More Frequently, Says Tatsumi Kimishima

Nintendo's Smart Device Strategy Is About Getting People To Interact With Its IP More Frequently, Says Tatsumi Kimishima

"The smart device business is not a simple business"

Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima took over from the late Satoru Iwata this year, and is overseeing an exciting time in the company's history. He's been speaking to Time about various pressing topics, one of which is Nintendo's new smart device strategy. Next year, the company will be...

News: NX Won't Be The Next Version Of Wii Or Wii U, Says Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima

NX Won't Be The Next Version Of Wii Or Wii U, Says Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima

"It's something unique and different"

NX is expected to launch next year, but we still know very little about the new console - although rumours are circulating that it will combine Nintendo's domestic and portable hardware interests. In an interview with Time, Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima stopped short of giving away any solid details...

News: Nintendo Expecting Mobile Business To Eclipse Wii And DS Era Profits In Three Years

Nintendo Expecting Mobile Business To Eclipse Wii And DS Era Profits In Three Years

Available in 8 languages, over 100 countries

Nintendo's smartphone plans became a little more real this week with the announcement of the company's first smartphone title, Miitomo. The news was tempered slightly by the revelation that the game - if one can call it that - will be delayed until March next year so that Nintendo has time to properly...

News: Nintendo Has Unannounced Wii U And 3DS Titles Ready For Launch Before The Year End

Nintendo Has Unannounced Wii U And 3DS Titles Ready For Launch Before The Year End

Keeping things in reserve

Nintendo CEO Tatsumi Kimishima has stated that there are more unannounced titles on the way for the Wii U and 3DS this holiday season. Speaking for the first time as CEO at a special strategy briefing for investors in Tokyo, Kimishima explained that these new games will arrive before the end of the year. These titles...

Talking Point: Sweeping Internal Changes Show That Nintendo Is Ready To Tackle New Challenges

Sweeping Internal Changes Show That Nintendo Is Ready To Tackle New Challenges

Structural shifts and fresh promotions are just part of a wider plan

Yoshiaki Koizumi is one of the key beneficiaries of the merger of EAD and SPD While this week's big news is certainly the appointment of Tatsumi Kimishima as Nintendo's new president, it was the changes taking place behind the scenes which will have piqued the interest of seasoned...

News: Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima to Stick With Smart Device and IP Plans, Previously Predicted Wii U Troubles

Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima to Stick With Smart Device and IP Plans, Previously Predicted Wii U Troubles

Not against the idea of outside executives taking over in the future

It's been a notable 24 hours for Nintendo, with the company announcing that Tatsumi Kimishima will take over as President on 16th September, with Shigeru Miyamoto and Genyo Takeda taking on new titles as Creative and Technology Fellows and seemingly being integrated closely in...

Talking Point: Tatsumi Kimishima Is A Safe Pair Of Hands In Changing Times

Tatsumi Kimishima Is A Safe Pair Of Hands In Changing Times

New boss could hint at a more western-focused Nintendo

Earlier today it was confirmed that Nintendo's new president is Tatsumi Kimishima, a 65-year-old veteran who has previously held several senior roles within the company. While many believed that one of the interim bosses Shigeru Miyamoto and Genyo Takeda would be given the nod, Kimishima does,...