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Is Nintendo's Zelda DLC a Recant Of or a Further Commitment to Iwata's Promise?

One of the many staples of Nintendo, when compared to the other “big three” was its insistence on being a provider of offline systems. They never really suffered for this decision, because they knew their audience. 1,715 more words

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In 1989, Nintendo released an RPG known as Mother. It differed from its contemporaries in that its scenario was conceived by a professional writer who saw a great storytelling potential in this budding medium: Shigesato Itoi. 4,261 more words

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The Legacy of Satoru Iwata

[Originally published July 11, 2016]

A year ago today, Satoru Iwata passed away in Kyoto, Japan of a bile duct tumor. A fitting location – Iwata referred to Nintendo as “a company of Kyoto craftsman” in his  1,244 more words

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Today Is The Late Satoru Iwata's 57th Birthday

Former President of Nintendo Satoru Iwata would’ve celebrated his 57th birthday today. Mr. Iwata unfortunately passed away on July 11th, 2015 due to a bile duct tumor. 57 more words

Happy 57th Birthday To The Late Satoru Iwata

He may be no longer with us, but that doesn’t mean people have forgotten about him. In fact, today is the day that the late… 81 more words


What is the Nintendo NX?

It’s the question that has been bugging fans and casual observers for a long time now; What is the Nintendo NX?

Is it a console? A handheld? 1,060 more words