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  • Blog Post: Nintendo Knows You Aren’t Happy About Metroid Prime Federation Force

    If there’s one thing Nintendo fans were clear about heading into E3, it’s that they wanted a new Metroid game. Some ambitious diehards were holding out hope for both a 3D and 2D entry. During Nintendo’s digital presentation, fans watched as Nintendo honored the request for more Metroid... More
  • Blog Post: Super Smash Bros. For Wii U Pre-Orders Boost Past Mario Kart 8

    Nintendo America president Reggie Fils-Aime says that the company's biggest fall release, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, is tracking ahead of even its strongest performer. The upcoming mascot fighter is bringing in pre-orders that surpass even Mario Kart 8. In its mid-year financial earnings report... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo’s Fils-Aime: ‘What’s The Difference’ Between Sony And Microsoft?

    Reggie Fils-Aime isn’t just happy about Nintendo’s current position. He thinks that the Wii U is in an enviable position in the console market. Speaking with Recode , the president of Nintendo America says that he’d rather be where Nintendo is than bickering over Call of Duty’s... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo: Twitch Gameplay Streaming is “Not Fun,” Won’t Be Coming To Wii U

    It looks like Wii U owners won’t be getting Twitch gameplay streaming services anytime soon. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime recently made Nintendo’s opinion of gameplay streaming known in an interview, in which he said, “We don’t think streaming 30 minutes of gameplay... More
  • Blog Post: The Year Of Luigi Will Continue Into Early 2014

    Luigi's had a big year, and while the green-clad plumber certainly rose to the challenge, he's probably looking forward to a break after the new year. Unfortunately, he won't be able to trade overalls for sweatpants quite so soon. Speaking with Siliconera , Nintendo of America president Reggie... More
  • Blog Post: Smash Bros. Fans Want To See Reggie Fils-Aime As A Fighter

    Three new Super Smash Bros. fighters have been revealed. There is a good chance more are coming, and fans hope that one of them will be Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime. In a petition on Change.org , fans are rallying for Smash Bros. series director Masahiro Sakurai to add Reggie Fils-Aime... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo's President Gives A Tour Of His Animal Crossing: New Leaf Home

    Think you've built a pretty sweet place for yourself in Animal Crossing: New Leaf? Is your place as swanky as Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime's home? In the following video Reggie walks through his New Leaf home complete with tips and tricks on how to collect more bells in your... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo's Next Direct Presentation On First Day Of E3

    As promised, Nintendo will be broadcasting directly to the fans from next month's Electronics Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. The first Nintendo Direct will take place on the first day of E3. Viewers can tune in at 7 AM Pacific on Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Interestingly, this is hours before the... More
  • Blog Post: Reggie Fils-Aime and Shigeru Miyamoto To Address Media Before E3

    Nintendo has invited members of the press to a special hands-on event that will take place prior to the official commencement of E3 in Los Angeles next month. As we reported recently , Nintendo has opted to forego their usual keynote address at the Nokia Theatre in favor of more intimate events. The... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Operating Income Shortfalls, Leadership Changes, And Wii U Sales Numbers Disclosed

    This morning brought expected news from Nintendo of continued financial shortfalls. Earlier this week, we reported analyst predictions of operating income losses amounting to 18.7 billion yen. As it turns out, these estimates were conservative. Actual operating income shortfalls amounted to 36.4 billion... More
  • Blog Post: Reggie Fils-Aime Says Wii U's Launch Window Is Longer Than Usual

    "Launch title" typically means that a game is available when a system launches, or shortly thereafter. However, you shouldn't expect all of Wii U’s launch titles within the first couple months of the system’s lifespan. In an interview with IGN, Reggie Fils-Aime, the president... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo’s Financial Losses Turned Into Funny Video

    Taiwan's Next Media Animation TV – the news studio creating digital CGI reenactments of popular news stories – has focused in on Nintendo’s 2011 financial losses, created one of the most hilarious news video’s we’ve ever seen. We already knew that Nintendo was suffering... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Reports Losses And Lowers Projections

    Despite having a successful 2011 holiday , Nintendo is still showing overall losses and is lowering sales projections for 2012. Apparently, much of Nintendo's losses can be attributed the the poor exchange rate of the yen and the dollar. Nintendo is a Japanese company, but a large percentage of its... More
  • Blog Post: Reggie Fil-Aime Of Nintendo Talks Facebook Gaming And Free-to-play

    In an interview with AllThingsD.com, a website devoted to the coverage of all things technology, Nintendo President Reggie Fils-Aime talked about the changing video game landscape. The interview begins with Fils-Aime delivering some bragging rights about the success of the Wii and 3DS. To sum it up,... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo: Wii and Wii U Can Coexist

    Don't expect the original Wii to disappear once Nintendo launches the Wii U sometime next year. Speaking in an interview with Time magazine, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime believes the consoles will attract different audiences even when they're both on the market at the same time... More
  • Blog Post: Watch Jimmy Fallon Play Skyward Sword And Mention My Review

    If you haven't read my review yet, you still may have heard that I gave The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword a 10/10. Word is getting around. For example, Jimmy Fallon. On last night's episode of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon , Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime showed up to let Fallon... More
  • Blog Post: Jimmy Fallon Closes Video Game Week With Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime

    Nintendo president and COO Reggie Fils-Aime joins Late Night host Jimmy Fallon to cap off the show's video game week. They run through a demo of Kid Icarus: Uprising's AR battling functionality followed by a demo for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword on Wii, take a quick peek at Wii U, which... More
  • Blog Post: Reggie: 400,000 3DS Units Sold Week One

    Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime says the U.S. launch of the 3DS went well, with just under 400,000 systems sold in the first week. But how did the system remain easy to find with numbers like this? In an interview with USA Today's Game Hunters blog , Fils-Aime explained that Nintendo... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo: Phones Are Utilities, Not Entertainment Devices

    Sony and Microsoft have found a place in the mobile phone market with Xperia and Windows phones, respectively. So what does Nintendo have planned? Even though the company inked a deal with AT&T to provide internet hotspot access for handheld devices, Nintendo is staying out of the mobile phone arena... More
  • Blog Post: Use This Code To Get A Reggie Mii On Your 3DS

    If you're one of the gamers who got your hands on a brand new Nintendo 3DS, why not class up your Mii Plaza by adding a Mii likeness of Nintendo president and COO Reggie Fils-Aime? We received this QR code in a letter that came with our press 3DS units. It was at the end of a letter welcoming us... More
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