• Nintendo executive approval ratings are in: Miyamoto sittin' pretty at 98%

    12 days ago - By Nintendo Enthusiast

    The details from Nintendo's shareholders meeting are coming out, and among them are the executives' approval ratings. Shareholders were asked to consider how well company president Shuntaro Furukawa and directors Shigeru Miyamoto, Shinya Takahashi, Ko Shiota, and Satoru Shibata were doing in terms of helping the company thrive. Here's a breakdown of the vote : Shuntaro Furukawa: 937,392 in favor | 41,324 against | 245 abstained | 95.47% Approval Shigeru Miyamoto: 965,332 in favor | 12,059 against | 1,575 abstained | 98.32% Approval Shinya Takahashi: 965,552 in favor | 11,834 against |...
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  • Nintendo says Nintendo Directs are extremely effective at delivering info, but something could replace them

    Nintendo says Nintendo Directs are extremely effective at delivering info, but something could replace them

    12 days ago - By Go Nintendo

    Nintendo fans look forward to Nintendo Direct events more than anything else. They're the go-to presentation to learn new info, find out about upcoming titles, and see first-time reveals. Nintendo is quite fond of the Directs as well, but Nintendo's president isn't sure they'll be around forever.
    Nintendo's president Shuntaro Furukawa was asked about Nintendo Direct events during a shareholder meeting, to which he said Directs are an especially effective means of conveying new game content and announcements. That said, the company could come up with something that's even more effective in...
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  • Nintendo Direct events could come to an end someday, explains president

    12 days ago - By Nintendo Enthusiast

    Although we take it for granted today, Nintendo Direct was revolutionary when it premiered in 2011. The Big N's biggest personalities, such as Shigeru Miyamoto, Reggie Fils-Aimé, and the late Satoru Iwata let us know about what was in the pipeline and created an art form out of a hype show. By connecting directly with fans online, Nintendo has been able to make game announcements in a venue that everyone could appreciate while tightly controlling the narrative and style. However, as Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa observes, Directs may not be around forever. Speaking at the annual...
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