Tag: Doug Bowser
Random Doug Bowser Takes A Trip To Nintendo's Kyoto Headquarters
"Good to be back"
Nintendo of America's president Doug Bowser appears to be catching up with his bosses over at the main headquarters in Kyoto, Japan. He recently shared a shot of the office in a post on social media and followed up with photos of the new Osaka store, which is now open. The Osaka store opened in the Daimaru Umeda building today...
Random Nintendo's Doug Bowser Praises "Super Fun" Skateboard Game OlliOlli World
"Feels like an upgrade from my old skate days"
We're used to hearing about the games Xbox's Phil Spencer is playing, but what's Nintendo of America's president Doug Bowser been enjoying recently? It seems he actually completed OlliOlli World not long ago - congratulating British developer Roll7 on creating a "super fun skateboarding x side scrolling...
News Nintendo Of America's President Doug Bowser Thanks Fans For Helping The Switch Surpass 103 Million Sales
"A picture is worth over 103 million smiles"
Nintendo's latest financials have revealed the Switch has now outsold the Wii and original PlayStation in terms of lifetime hardware sales - shifting a total of 103.54 million units worldwide since its arrival in 2017. It's amazing news for the hybrid system, and while we've already heard from Nintendo's...
Random Nintendo America's President Doug Bowser Celebrates The Return Of Samus
He's also got his hands on a brand new Switch OLED
It's been quite possibly one of the best weeks of the year in the land of Nintendo. The Super Smash Bros. Ultimate director Masahiro Sakurai revealed Sora would be the final fighter, Rockstar announced the GTA trilogy for the platform, Nintendo laun
Random The Switch On Phil Spencer's Shelf Was A Gift From Nintendo
Remember the Nintendo Switch that showed up on Phil Spencer's shelf a while ago? Well, the Head of Xbox has now revealed it was actually present from Nintendo of America's president, Doug Bowser, and the rest of the team. Phil revealed this information during a recent appearance on the Kinda Funny Gamescast. As we all know, Microsoft...
News Doug Bowser Responds To Reports About "Upgraded Switch Replacement" (Again)
Nintendo is always looking at new technology
Leading up to this year's E3, there were ongoing rumours about Nintendo launching new hardware. Bloomberg even published a report at the end of May about an upgraded replacement model - supposedly arriving as soon as September. E3 has come and gone, and before the broadcast even began, Nintendo shot down...
Random Nintendo America President Doug Bowser Gets Ready For The Company's "Big Day"
Pants are an optional extra
Nintendo's E3 Direct is so close now, and ahead of this much-anticipated event, Nintendo of America's president Doug Bowser has shared a new tweet. This time around, he's given us a look at his outfit for Nintendo's "big day" - noticeably, there are no pants featured in the shot, but it's not like Bowser ever wore pants...
Random Nintendo Of America's President Doug Bowser Is An Extreme Dude
He's living life on the edge!
It's not every day you get to see what the president of a major company does on their day off, but today is one of those rare occasions. Nintendo of America's Doug Bowser likes to share a little bit of his personal life on social media from time to time, and in the latest update, he's revealed his love of mountain bikes...
Random Nintendo's Doug Bowser Introduces His Parents To Mario Kart 8 On Switch
Family fun for all ages
If you wanted to get a friend or loved one hooked on the Nintendo Switch, what game would you choose for them? For some, it might be The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild or Animal Crossing: New Horizons, but for Nintendo of America's current president Doug Bowser, the top pick is Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. In his latest post on...
News Nintendo's Doug Bowser Excited To Get Games Industry "Back Together" For E3
"We’ll make the virtual format fun and engaging"
Earlier this week, the Entertainment Software Association announced its plans for this year's E3 event - revealing several major publishers, including Nintendo, would be participating in this "all-virtual" show. Following this announcement, Nintendo of America's president Doug Bowser shared his own...
News Don't Get Your Hopes Up For Xbox Game Pass Appearing On Switch
Nintendo of America president responds to questions
Mumblings of Xbox Game Pass one day launching on Switch have been doing the rounds for ages at this point, especially since a 2019 rumour – which correctly predicted Ori and the Blind Forest's arrival on the system – stated that it could well be in the works. Nintendo and Microsoft's chummy...
News Nintendo Is "Always Looking" At New Tech, But Refuses To Be Drawn On Switch Pro Rumours
"Our focus will be on the existing form factors"
Rumours of a more powerful Switch SKU have been doing the rounds for what feels like forever, with industry insiders stating pretty emphatically that a "Switch Pro" (or whatever you want to call it) is on the way next year. Given Nintendo's penchant for refreshing its hardware on a regular bas
News Bowser Tries To Explain Why Mario's Games Will Be Removed On 31st March 2021
"This is a celebration of Mario’s 35th anniversary"
Nintendo has come under fire in recent times for announcing a bunch of "limited-time" releases that will be pulled by 31st March next year. On this particular day, Super Mario 3D All-Stars will no longer be sold physically or digitally, Super Mario Bros. 35 is getting removed from the eShop and...
News Nintendo Has Nothing To Share About Metroid Prime 4, Bayonetta 3 And Zelda: Breath Of The Wild 2 Right Now
C'mon, Doug - give us an update!
Nintendo and its partners have a lot of exciting games in development at the moment, the problem is, we don't really know anything about them or the status of each project. The most anticipated titles include Bayonetta 3, Metroid Prime 4 and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2. For a few years now, Hideki...
News Nintendo Of America's President Doug Bowser Talks About Switch Joy-Con Issues
"we’ve been working very closely with consumers"
The drift issues associated with Nintendo's Joy-Con controllers are still obviously a problem for many Switch users, so does the company have any hardware redesigns planned to combat this? In a recent interview with Polygon, Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser was asked this exact question...
News Nintendo Of America President Doug Bowser Congratulates Rivals On PS5 And Xbox Series Launches
A new generation of gaming arrives
Update: As you might have guessed following his tweet earlier this week, Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser has now also congratulated Sony on the launch of the PlayStation 5. Respect and good vibes all 'round. You love to see it. Original Article (Tue 10th Nov, 2020 15:00 GMT): As we mentioned earlier...
News Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Awarded Best Fighting Game Of 2019
Bowser takes to the stage
Nintendo's all-star brawler Super Smash Bros. Ultimate might not have taken out GOTY at this year's Game Awards, but it's at least picked up the best fighting game award. Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America's president, took to the stage to receive this award on behalf of Nintendo and thanked Masahiro Sakurai and his team for...
News Doug Bowser's Favourite Video Game May Surprise You
"A deep, immersive, problem-solving game with very little dialogue"
He's the president of Nintendo of America, so it stands to reason that people will be very interested to know which video game Doug Bowser loves the most. He's been speaking to the University of Utah's magazine, and – as well as reflecting on his time at the university, he's been...
News Doug Bowser Says More Female Consumers Are Buying The Switch Lite
Audience expansion remains the top priority
It's no secret that Nintendo wants to expand its audience with its smaller and more affordable Switch Lite system. The company president Shuntaro Furukawa recently revealed registrations for the new model had a higher percentage of female users and also said there was evidence of a "good number of...
News Nintendo Comments On How It's Handling Joy-Con Drift
"Our goal is always, always to create quality products"
Joy-Con drift has been an issue that has plagued Switch owners for quite some time now, and Nintendo's reaction to the problem has been sketchy at best; some owners are able to return their faulty controllers for a replacement while other
News Doug Bowser Refuses To Read The Last Rites For The Nintendo 3DS Just Yet
"I think time will tell"
Despite the fact that the Switch is in full swing and how offers an entry-level option in the form of the Switch Lite, Nintendo's Doug Bowser continues to refuse to call time on the console's forerunner, the 3DS. The veteran handheld is selling dismally, software support has effectively
News Don't Expect Any New Classic Edition Consoles Soon, Says Nintendo - You've Got Switch Online Instead
"Our focus right now is absolutely on our dedicated platforms"
The NES and SNES Classic Editions have done incredible business for Nintendo, and have triggered a wave of similar consoles from the likes of Sega, Capcom,
Random Academy Award Winner Brie Larson's Mind Was Just Blown By Doug Bowser
"I love Nintendo"
No matter how famous people become, it's always nice to see how they can still become normal, grounded people when the time is right – like when you're approached by the president of one of your favourite games companies and asked which character you prefer in Luigi's Mansion 3. (That kind of thing happens all the time to us mere...
News Doug Bowser Says Nintendo Is "Closely Watching" Streaming Technologies
Could it be the future of gaming?
Streaming is being promoted by companies such as Google as the next big thing within the video game industry. The search-engine giant wants to make high-end gaming accessible across multiple devices and remove the current technical barriers and limitations in place with its new Stadia platform. So, what does...
News Nintendo Switch Pro Won't Be Coming This Year
"Bowser says the larger Switch won't get an upgrade right now"
The Switch Lite is all well and good, but what about the rumoured Switch Pro? If it's coming, it doesn't look like it will be this year. In an interview with CNET, Nintendo of America president
News Doug Bowser Says Nintendo Will Continue To Support The 3DS Family Of Systems
"as long as there is demand"
The Nintendo Switch Lite seems like the perfect successor to the 3DS line of systems. It's a dedicated handheld and it's more affordable than the original Switch hardware. Despite this, Nintendo has no plans to drop support for its existing handheld device just yet. During an interview with The Verge, shortly after the...
Video Learn How To Make Your Very Own Doug Bowser amiibo
Add the real Bowser to your collection
Earlier this week, we shared a special moment at E3 2019 when DIY expert GandaKris presented the Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser with his very own custom-made amiibo. If you've been wanting to add this exclusive amiibo to your own collection, well now you can. The talented amiibo maker has uploaded a...
News Doug Bowser Presented With His Very Own Custom-Made amiibo At E3 2019
Welcome to the Nintendo family
Nintendo DIY expert GandaKris has welcomed Doug Bowser into his new role as Nintendo of America president by presenting him with his very own custom-amiibo last week, at E3 2019. Take a look at the exchange below: If the name rings a bell, it's likely because you've seen GandaKris featured here on Nintendo Life...
News Nintendo's Doug Bowser Shares Fun Little Anecdote About His E3 Direct Performance
"I can’t tell you how many takes we had to do"
While upcoming games are obviously the focus of any Nintendo Direct, the E3 show's opening sequence featuring Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser alongside actual, Peach-napping bad guy Bowser was a fun little thing to behold. You can remind yourself here. Over the last few days, we've already...
News Nintendo "Looking" At Game Streaming But Is Focused On "Seamless" Play Experiences For Now
"We’re looking at those technologies"
A lot of news coming out of this year's E3 has been about game streaming services. The search-engine giant Google kicked things off when it gave the world its first proper look at Stadia and since then we've heard Microsoft talk about its xCloud service and even Bethesda chime with its new Orion technology...
News Nintendo Moves Switch Manufacturing Out Of China, Two New Models Reportedly In Production
Meanwhile, Doug Bowser dodges "New Switch" questions at E3
Rumours of new Switch hardware have been swirling around for months now, with reports suggesting that the company is set to release a cheaper "Lite" edition of the console as well as an updated variant with slightly improvement internals. While we've had several outlets corroborating these...
News Nintendo Reiterates It Has "No Games To Announce" For 3DS, But Says It's Still An "Important" Device
Done and dusted?
Although the 3DS appears to be on its last legs following the recent launch of Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth, it still managed to get some spotlight at this year's E3 when Limited Run announced the Atooi Collection, featuring five games in one physical release While it's clear third-party publishers are still releasing games for...
Random Bowser Nailed His First Appearance As Nintendo Of America's President
All hail our new overlord
If it wasn't already official enough, it's now 100% confirmed – Bowser is Nintendo of America's president and there's no turning back. If you caught Nintendo's E3 2019 Direct presentation, you most-definitely saw Doug Bowser – Reggie's replacement – appear in his first Direct as the head of the American subsidiary...
News Bowser Begins His First Day On The Job As The President At Nintendo Of America
Bow down before your king...err, president
It's a new era at Nintendo of America. Reggie has left the building and the appropriately-named Doug Bowser is now officially at the helm as the president. To celebrate his first day in this role, @thetruebowser shared a photo of his new office on Twitter. We're not entirely sure what's going on, though,...
Reminder Reggie Fils-Aimé Retires As Nintendo Of America President Today
All the best, Reggie!
Back in February, Reggie Fils-Aimé announced that he would be stepping down from his role as Nintendo of America President on 15th April. Time has raced by since then, as it so often does, and we've now reached that very day. The first time we, as Nintendo fans, saw Reggie walk out onto the stage was during E3 2004. “My...
Feature Meet Doug Bowser, The Man Behind The Meme
Just who does this 'Bowser' fellow think he is?
With news that Reggie Fils-Aimé is to step down from his role as President of Nintendo of America, his successor – Mr Doug Bowser – was probably prepared for the deluge of familiar headlines to flood the web. He’s been on the radar of Nintendo fans for a while now – with that surname it would...
News Doug Bowser Thanks Nintendo Fans For The "Warm Messages"
A notice from the real Bowser
Just days ago, Reggie Fils-Aimé shocked the video game community, when he announced he would be stepping down from his role as Nintendo of America President after nearly 13 years to spend more time with his family. Replacing him is the appropriately-named Doug Bowser. While the majority of the spotlight is still on the...
News Reggie Fils-Aime Is Retiring After 15 Notable Years At Nintendo of America
Bowser named new president!
After a more than successful product launch with the Nintendo Switch and 15 notable years at Nintendo of America, it comes as something of a shock as it is revealed that Reggie Fils-Aime will soon be retiring from the company. With almost 13 years under his belt as President and COO, Reggie has become something of a...
News Nintendo Of America's Doug Bowser Says Switch Has "Broad Appeal" And A Diverse Library Of Games
A fair assessment?
Nintendo's representatives at this year's E3 made a variety of statements about the current performance of the Switch. During an interview with GameDaily at the annual video game convention, Nintendo of America's head of sales and marketing, Doug Bowser, defended the system when asked about its ability to appeal to a broader...
News Doug Bowser Says Nintendo Has Learned A Lot From Demand For NES Mini
Also, VR still not Nintendo's focus
E3 is finally over and it's been a strong showing for Nintendo this year. We've seen lots of interviews coming out of the expo from Nintendo's top brass so far, and now it's the turn of Nintendo's Sales and Marketing head, the perfectly named Doug Bowser. Speaking to TechCrunch he had a few things...
News Bowser Rises Up The Ranks At Nintendo Of America
No, not that one
Remember the hilarity when Nintendo of America hired someone called Doug Bowser to be their Vice President of Sales last year? Ah, good times. Joking aside, Doug has a pretty solid track record. As well as working at EA, he was previously employed by Procter & Gamble and has a bachelor's degree in communications from the...
Gallery Charles Martinet and (Doug) Bowser Join Fans to Celebrate the Relaunch of the Nintendo NY Store
Mario was just there for the StreetPass hits
After around a month in which it was closed for refurbishment the Nintendo World Store has been re-opened as the Nintendo NY Store, a name change that hopefully points the way to long term plans for more regional stores around the US and beyond. The revamp opens up the space and has more demo units for...
News Nintendo of America's Newest Recruit Is Bowser
But not the one you're thinking of
Nintendo of America has a new Vice President of Sales with a name that will be instantly familiar with fans of Mario. Before you get your hopes up, it's not who you think. Doug Bowser - not that Bowser - joins Nintendo from Electronic Arts, where he was employed as Vice President of Global Business Planning. He...