Tag Archives: Satoru Iwata

Iwata will miss E3 due to a minor illness

Satoru Iwata will not be attending E3 in Los Angeles this year due to health-related reasons. A Nintendo representative confirmed the news to Polygon this morning. “He’s been instructed by his physician not to travel overseas in the immediate future,

Update – Mario Kart 8 release set for May

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has announced that Mario Kart 8 will release for the Wii U this May. The tentative release (originally scheduled for early Spring) for the eighth iteration of the Mario Kart franchise was mentioned by Iwata during

Iwata speaks about smartphones in WSJ interview

As Nintendo’s latest financial earnings continue to further paint a “gloom-and-doom” future for the company, Satoru Iwata reiterates that they currently have no plans to release their key franchises on smartphone devices. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal,

Iwata: “Nintendo is not good at competing so we always have to challenge”

Much like Hiroshi Yamauchi, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata isn’t afraid to admit about failure. While speaking to the B Dash Camp held at Osaka, Japan, Iwata delved into several topics ranging from the recent death of former Nintendo president Hiroshi

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze has been delayed to early 2014

During today’s Nintendo Direct, Nintendo announced that one of their key Wii U titles for the holiday season, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, has been pushed back to February 2014. Developed by Retro Studios, DKC: Tropical Freeze was originally scheduled

Nintendo Stockholder Meeting Q&A: Virtual Boy on the Virtual Console, Wii Vitality Sensor, and more discussed

Nintendo recently held its 73rd annual stockholder meeting this past week, and the company was able to share on its Japanese website the following questionnaire. The topics asked by fellow investors touched upon the possibility of Virtual Boy titles on the