Satoru Iwata


Satoru Iwata: The Life of the Modern Age Face of Nintendo!

Satoru Iwata: The Life of the Modern Age Face of Nintendo

According to Iwata different sorts of games should be made for different kinds of people, with varying skills....

Jul 13 2015, 8:49am CDT

Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata Has Died

Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata Has Died

Although the CEO underwent surgery last year, his health had worsened in recent days....

Jul 13 2015, 12:42am CDT

E3: Nintendo President Satoru Iwata will not be At E3 2014

E3: Nintendo President Satoru Iwata will not be At E3 2014

As Nintendo heads into a competitive E3 this year, it will be without their fearless leader, President Satoru Iwata. Nintendo r...

Jun 6 2014, 4:37am CDT

Iwata Reiterates Mystery Pledge of Nintendo Expanding Beyond Video Games

Iwata Reiterates Mystery Pledge of Nintendo Expanding Beyond Video Games

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata left a lot of heads spinning when he said in January that Nintendo would “expand into a new bus...

Apr 28 2014, 9:22am CDT

The Good, The Bad And The Weird Seen in Nintendo Press Event

The Good, The Bad And The Weird Seen in Nintendo Press Event

Last night, or yesterday morning in Japan, Satoru Iwata gave a briefing in the wake of Nintendo's rather disappointing earnings...

Jan 30 2014, 8:55am CST

Nintendo CEO on $1.2B Stock Buyback: 'Wii U Isn't In Good Shape

Nintendo CEO on $1.2B Stock Buyback: 'Wii U Isn't In Good Shape

After another disappointing holiday season and continuing struggles to market its Wii U home video game console, Nintendo plans...

Jan 30 2014, 5:55am CST

Wii U Sales Down 36% Prompting Nintendo Executives to Take Pay Cuts

Wii U Sales Down 36% Prompting Nintendo Executives to Take Pay Cuts

Nintendo has released their third quarter fiscal earnings report and the results, as expected, aren’t pretty. Here are the high...

Jan 29 2014, 9:12am CST

Nintendo’s work progress on the “mini” games for Android phones

Nintendo’s work progress on the “mini” games for Android phones

Nintendo is working on mini games for Android phones!!...

Jan 28 2014, 11:17am CST

Dismal Wii U Sales Move Nintendo Closer To 'Game Over'

Dismal Wii U Sales Move Nintendo Closer To 'Game Over'

With the successful launches of the Xbox One and the PS4, it’s been easy to forget that the latest console generation started i...

Jan 17 2014, 2:21am CST

Nintendo will not host a big keynote at E3, 2013

Nintendo will not host a big keynote at E3 2013

The video game giant won’t be holding its presentation at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) being held this year. The reas...

Apr 25 2013, 4:58am CDT

Wii U sold below Cost

Wii U sold below Cost

Nintendo is giving you a present this Holidays. Nintendo is making a loss on each Wii U they sell....

Oct 25 2012, 4:43am CDT

3DS Sales Projections Are Lowered

Poor Nintendo...

Jan 26 2012, 2:13pm CST

New 3DS To Be Revealed September 13?

Nintendo event expected to make waves...

Sep 2 2011, 2:06pm CDT

Nintendo President: 3DS Launch Games Weren't Strong

No Mario, no Zelda, no Pokemon, no sales...

Jul 8 2011, 4:54pm CDT

Nintendo does not Understand why Stock Fell after Wii U unveiling

Nintendo does not Understand why Stock Fell after Wii U unveiling

Wii U presentation at the E3 2011 sent Nintendo Shares down 10% in the following two days....

Jun 11 2011, 2:28pm CDT

Why Is The 3DS So Expensive? Because We Said It's Cool

Nintendo says media helped justify sky high pricing...

Sep 30 2010, 5:40pm CDT

Nintendo Teases Wii 2, Says You'll Leave "With Your Mouth Open"

Nintendo Teases Wii 2, Says You'll Leave "With Your Mouth Open"

Is the Wii 2 coming soon?...

Sep 8 2010, 7:57am CDT

Nintendo Shoves Head In Sand, Rejects iOS

Nintendo Shoves Head In Sand, Rejects iOS

There's no chance of Nintendo-designed games for 3rd party platforms. The company's CEO, Satoru Iwata, put a knife in that poss...

Jul 5 2010, 12:22pm CDT

Nintendo 3DS Could Do "3D Video Chat"

The Nintendo DS's Pictochat was one of the defining features of the handheld system, perhaps more so than it should have been....

Jun 23 2010, 10:14am CDT

Nintendo Wants A 3D Console...Sometime

The man at the helm of Nintendo has said that the company will probably create a 3D home console some day, but not until the ad...

Jun 22 2010, 3:52pm CDT

Piracy A Big Deal For Nintendo's 3DS

Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata has claimed that anti-piracy measures will be stepped up substantially into the company's upcoming 3D...

May 9 2010, 4:19pm CDT

Nintendo Set to Launch DS2 within 15 Months?

According to an analyst named Jesse Divnich Nintendo is getting set to launch an all-new DS2 portable game console in the next...

Jan 18 2010, 12:00pm CST

Nintendo's Next DS Will Have Free 3G?

Nintendo's Next DS Will Have Free 3G?

They may not want to admit it, but Nintendo is losing ground in the handheld gaming market to the iPhone. While iPhone users ha...

Nov 1 2009, 2:16am CST

Wii Vitality Sensor Unveiled at E3

Wii Vitality Sensor Unveiled at E3

Moments ago, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata gave us a glimpse at the future of the Wii. The Wii Vitality Sensor, which looks l...

Jun 2 2009, 12:23pm CDT

Nintendo E3 Round-Up: Guns, Zelda, and Wii Fit Plus.

Nintendo E3 Round-Up: Guns, Zelda, and Wii Fit Plus.

Nintendo is an impressive company. They've been at the forefront of video gaming since the early days, and they've managed to m...

May 28 2009, 11:00am CDT

Wii Not Getting Any Cheaper

It’s official, Nintendo is not slashing Wii prices. According to multiple sources, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata went on reco...

Apr 9 2009, 8:45pm CDT

Nintendo Sales Hit 50M Globally

Nintendo's Satoru Iwata announced that the Wii has now sold 50 million consoles globally, putting it in the record book as the...

Mar 26 2009, 8:08am CDT

Nintendo E3 2008 Press Event Details

Nintendo issues a press-release preparing us for their E3 2008 event on Tuesday 9am PCT. Nintendo of course did not reveal ye...

Jul 14 2008, 10:25am CDT

Nintendo President promises to fix Wii Supply Issue Soon

Nintendo's President and CEO Satoru Iwata acknowledge that they have a supply issue with the Wii console and promised to fix it...

May 6 2007, 10:00am CDT

Forbes Recognizes Mario and Other Gaming Icons

Forbes Recognizes Mario and Other Gaming Icons

I could write a witty intro to this story, but I think David Ewalt's lead-in sentence in a recent article for Forbes fits the m...

Aug 10 2006, 4:45am CDT

Iwata Confirms DS Connectivity With Wii

Iwata Confirms DS Connectivity With Wii

Nintendo had an affinity for expanding Gamecube software experience by connecting to the GBA, so ever since the Revolution/Wii...

Jun 9 2006, 2:00am CDT

Wii 'Virtual Console' Games Around $5 - $10

Wii 'Virtual Console' Games Around $5 - $10

Lots of Nintendo Wii details have been trickling out lately (i.e. the console will sell for under $250, and we got some small h...

Jun 8 2006, 8:05am CDT

Nintendo Prez Predicts Marginal-To-No Loss on Wii Sales

Nintendo Prez Predicts Marginal-To-No Loss on Wii Sales

Partly as self promotion for Nintendo (but mainly as an attack on Sony), Nintendo's President Satoru Iwata said Wednesday that...

Jun 8 2006, 6:00am CDT

Nintendo Revolution Is Still Called Revolution

There was a rumor that Nintendo might change the name of their upcoming next generation console at the GDC 06, but Nintendo Pre...

Mar 24 2006, 1:01am EST