Nintendo aims to create controller that will become the “standard for the next generation”

Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto, Shinya Takahashi and Ko Shiota have chimed in on what they're planning to create for Nintendo's next flagship controller. Read on below to see their comments in full: Takahashi: We are always dreaming up new things. For example, for 1-2-Switch, the first game released for Nintendo Switch, we suggested that people play … Continue reading Nintendo aims to create controller that will become the “standard for the next generation”

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Nintendo talks about Pokémon Sword and Shield at E3 2019

During Nintendo’s latest financial results briefing, the company talked about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Sword and Shield at E3 2019: Shinya Takahashi (Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer): E3 was held in Los Angeles for three days starting June 11. Prior to E3, we hosted tournaments for Super Mario Maker 2, Splatoon 2, and Super Smash … Continue reading Nintendo talks about Pokémon Sword and Shield at E3 2019

Nintendo talks about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournaments and E3 2019

During Nintendo’s latest financial results briefing, company president Shuntaro Furukawa talked about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: I often watch tournaments for games like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Splatoon 2. I heard that one video-sharing website recently showed onscreen user comments that made fun of contestants, and that the contestants expressed discomfort with that. In some tournaments, inappropriate … Continue reading Nintendo talks about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournaments and E3 2019

Nintendo says it has “a very high number” of female designers

Nintendo’s executives recently hosted a Q&A with investors in Japan. One investor asked about the number of women employed by the company. “Female gamers are growing in number year after year,” asked the investor, “but what is the proportion of female employees in your hardware and software development departments?” In response, Nintendo director Shinya Takahashi … Continue reading Nintendo says it has “a very high number” of female designers

Nintendo execs Shinya Takahashi and Tatsumi Kimishima talk about Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu, Let’s Go Eevee and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

The following quotes comes from Nintendo executive in regard to Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu, Let's Go Eevee and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Shinya Takahashi (Director, Managing Executive Officer): There were about 69,000 people in attendance at E3 this year, which is reportedly the largest turnout since 2005. Nintendo’s showing was focused on Super Smash Bros. … Continue reading Nintendo execs Shinya Takahashi and Tatsumi Kimishima talk about Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu, Let’s Go Eevee and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Vote results and approval rates from Nintendo’s 77th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

Nintendo has revealed the results of the votes for the election and re-election of its various Directors, which are as follows: Shuntaro Furukawa (Outside Director of The Pokémon Company, General Manager of the Corporate Planning Department, Director, Managing Executive Officer, Supervisor of Corporate Analysis & Administration Division, In charge of Global Marketing Department) [re-election] For: … Continue reading Vote results and approval rates from Nintendo’s 77th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

Nintendo suggests that Pokémon Switch will be enjoyed in “different ways”

During its 77th annual general meeting of shareholders, Nintendo suggested that Pokémon on Nintendo Switch will make use of the versatile hardware by offering "different ways" to play. You can read a couple excerpts from the meeting below for more: Question: Switch is emphasized as home console co-existing w/ 3DS. But new Pokémon was announced … Continue reading Nintendo suggests that Pokémon Switch will be enjoyed in “different ways”

Pokémon core RPG title for Nintendo Switch now in development at Game Freak

The Pokémon Company has confirmed that the recently announced Pokémon RPG for Nintendo Switch is currently in development at Game Freak. However, the upcoming game will be officially unveiled at a later date. Tuesday at E3, Pokémon's President and CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara announced that GAME FREAK has begun developing a Pokémon core RPG title for … Continue reading Pokémon core RPG title for Nintendo Switch now in development at Game Freak

New Pokémon RPG on Nintendo Switch “may not release for more than a year”

During today’s Nintendo Spotlight: E3 2017 video presentation, The Pokémon Company president Tsunekazu Ishihara made an appearance officially announce that a core entry in the Pokémon series is headed to Nintendo Switch. He also made it clear that the new game probably won't be available for over a year. "Game Freak has begun developing a … Continue reading New Pokémon RPG on Nintendo Switch “may not release for more than a year”

Nintendo explains how Pokémon GO “greatly contributed” to the sales of Pokémon Sun and Moon

The following comes from Nintendo executives regarding Pokémon GO's significant impact on Pokémon Sun and Moon sales: Shinya Takahashi (Director, Managing Executive Officer at Nintendo): We were sure that Pokémon GO would have some impact, but its extreme popularity and the incredible impact it actually had on the sales of Pokémon software for dedicated video … Continue reading Nintendo explains how Pokémon GO “greatly contributed” to the sales of Pokémon Sun and Moon