Nintendo has “no clear policy” on remakes for Nintendo Switch

In response to an investor question at the recent Q&A about whether there’s an official policy to releasing past titles for Nintendo Switch, Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa said that Nintendo “do not have a clear policy” regarding remakes etc but considers past titles to be a “valuable asset.” Q6: The sales for The Legend of … Continue reading Nintendo has “no clear policy” on remakes for Nintendo Switch

Video: 26th official Game Freak YouTube video features Junichi Masuda and Yoshi’s Cookie

The latest video uploaded to Game Freak’s new YouTube channel consists of special recordings in which a number of Game Freak designers are showcased presenting their amazing skills. You can check it out in the embedded video below, followed by the official description: 【公式】ゲームフリーク30周年企画「マスダの部屋」 第二回【#ゲームフリーク ひみつきち#26】 ゲームフリーク30周年記念企画!増田順一とゲームフリークの30年を振り返ろう!第二回は『ヨッシーのたまご』を取り上げます。 【番組内容】 ゲームフリークの設立30周年にちなんで、ゲームフリークが開発したゲームをプレイしながら30年の歴史を増田順一と振り返る企画です。第二回の今回は、ゲームフリークが手がけたタイトル『ヨッシーのたまご』をプレイしながら振り返ります。 また、並行して開発を実施していた『ポケモン 赤・緑』の話も語られます。 出演予定: ・増田 順一(常務取締役) ・海野 … Continue reading Video: 26th official Game Freak YouTube video features Junichi Masuda and Yoshi’s Cookie

Fourth Spirit Board event for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is called “Classics!” and features Spirits from the NES, Famicom and Famicom Disk System

Nintendo has announced the fourth Spirit Board event for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Set to kick off this week, the upcoming in-game event is called “Classics!” and features Spirits from the NES, Famicom and Famicom Disk System. The official announcement from the development team is as follows: Get nostalgic with the Super #SmashBrosUltimate Spirits Event “Classics!” Spirits from … Continue reading Fourth Spirit Board event for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is called “Classics!” and features Spirits from the NES, Famicom and Famicom Disk System

The Pokémon Company president Tsunekazu Ishihara wishes Sound Fantasy was on Super Famicom Mini

The recently-released Super Famicom Mini microconsole comes with 21 games pre-loaded, including the never-before-released Star Fox 2. In a special issue of Famitsu, some of Japan’s most famous developers were asked to share which game they wished was included. Here are the games they picked: Tsunekazu Ishihara (The Pokémon Company) - Sound Fantasy (never released) … Continue reading The Pokémon Company president Tsunekazu Ishihara wishes Sound Fantasy was on Super Famicom Mini