• Link to The Heart-warming Miiverse Tributes to Satoru Iwata

    The Heart-warming Miiverse Tributes to Satoru Iwata

    Following the shock announcement of Nintendo President and CEO’s death this weekend, many have taken to the company’s social network service Miiverse to post tributes. Fans shared their disbelief and thanks to the industry icon who was instrumental in driving the casual gaming revolution that started with Wii and extended out to mobile phone platforms. […]

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  • Link to Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata Dies at 55

    Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata Dies at 55

    Nintendo Japan today announced the sudden passing of president and CEO Satoru Iwata over the weekend. Iwata was posted as a director at Nintendo in 2000 and was appointed to president in 2002 following a string of successes which saw the underperforming GameCube platform become a profitable business. Satoru Iwata oversaw the release of some […]

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  • Link to Nintendo Not Ready to Ditch Wii U Just Yet

    Nintendo Not Ready to Ditch Wii U Just Yet

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    Nintendo may be hard at work on their next console, but that doesn’t mean its current technology — Wii U — is dead and buried. Many media outlets are taking the revelations that Nintendo is building a “dedicated platform with a brand new concept” — code named ‘NX’ — is a sign the Wii U […]

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  • Link to Splatoon Squishes 1 Million Sales Worldwide

    Splatoon Squishes 1 Million Sales Worldwide

    Nintendo today announced its latest third person splat-me-up, Splatoon has clocked over 1 million sales worldwide according to the company’s internal figures in less than 4 weeks in the market. The game is a family friendly take on the shooter having players paint the battlefield in ink with various weapons as they don the persona […]

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  • Link to More amiibo Coming Throughout 2015

    More amiibo Coming Throughout 2015

    Nintendo announced Thursday a few new batches of amiibo will be released throughout 2015 including more in the Super Smash Bros. collection, as well as some newly announced game compatibility. Mario Kart 8 will become compatible with Toad, Villager, Pac-Man, Sonic, Wario, Pikmin & Olimar, Bowser, Mega Man and Rosalina & Luma following a free […]

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  • Link to Nintendo Direct Announced for Tomorrow

    Nintendo Direct Announced for Tomorrow

    Nintendo will address fans in another instalment of Nintendo Direct tomorrow morning. The internet broadcast will serve to inform fans of news regarding Wii U and Nintendo 3DS updates. The broadcast will be hosted by CEO Satoru Iwata who will cross to Nintendo Europe president Satoru Shibata for updates relating to the PAL region. As […]

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  • Link to Eiji Aonuma Delays New Zelda Wii U Game to 2016

    Eiji Aonuma Delays New Zelda Wii U Game to 2016

    The latest game in the popular The Legend of Zelda series will not release this year, according to series producer Eiji Aonuma. In a video released this weekend the producer thanked fans of the series for being patient while insisting the delay was decided after the development team had thought up new ways to enjoy […]

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