Business 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 chief under fire over Wii washout

Business / Tech Jan 21, 2014

Nintendo chief under fire over Wii washout

by Takashi Amano and Mariko Yasu

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

Business / Corporate 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 ...