Jan 15, 2016

Nintendo's Iwata honored for work on video games

Satoru Iwata, the late president of Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co., has won the Lifetime Achievement Award of the 19th annual Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain (D.I.C.E.) Awards, according to the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences. The awards are seen as the Oscars of ...

Nintendo names new president after Iwata death

/ Sep 14, 2015

Nintendo names new president after Iwata death

Nintendo has named a long-serving executive as president following the death in July of Satoru Iwata. Nintendo Co. said Monday that a board meeting decided to appoint Tatsumi Kimishima, 65, as president to strengthen management of the video game maker. A new title of "Creative Fellow" ...

Tributes to Nintendo chief Iwata flood Internet

/ Jul 15, 2015

Tributes to Nintendo chief Iwata flood Internet

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Nintendo Co. President Satoru Iwata's death from an illness at 55 is being mourned by game fans around the world. They're sharing Iwata Mii avatars, creating pictures with farewell messages on the Nintendo drawing game Splatoon and sending Tweets with "ThankYouIwata" hashtags. Some of ...

Nintendo chief under fire over Wii washout

/ Jan 21, 2014

Nintendo chief under fire over Wii washout

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Nintendo Co. President Satoru Iwata, who tripled revenue by introducing hits like the Wii console, is coming under fire from investors and analysts after the company's latest game machine flopped. Though Iwata had vowed to deliver ¥100 billion in operating profit this fiscal year, the ...

Nintendo's game development to revive Wii U

/ Jun 29, 2013

Nintendo's game development to revive Wii U

Nintendo Co., the world's biggest maker of video game machines, plans to revive demand for its Wii U through the release of its own new titles as sales of the console failed to meet forecasts amid a lack of software. Building sales momentum will also ...