Iwata Says Quality Of Life Project Was Inspired By Yamauchi, Will Focus On Fun

Earlier this year, Nintendo's president Satoru Iwata presented shareholders and fans with a new project focusing on Quality of Life. And while the company will continue to create video games, Iwata believed they needed to acknowledge and support society's changing lifestyles. In a recent interview with Japanese tech site Diamond, the CEO talks about how … Continue reading Iwata Says Quality Of Life Project Was Inspired By Yamauchi, Will Focus On Fun

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Nintendo Finalises 9.5 Million Share Buyback As Yamauchi’s Family Sells Stock

Nintendo has completed its 9.5 million share acquisition following the announcement yesterday that the company would buy back inherited shares from Hiroshi Yamauchi's family. The corporation outlined that the former Nintendo president gave treasury shares to his four children after his passing, but due to the demands of inheritance tax, the heirs relinquished their stock … Continue reading Nintendo Finalises 9.5 Million Share Buyback As Yamauchi’s Family Sells Stock

Nintendo Will Acquire Up To 9.5 Million Of Its Own Shares Tomorrow

Nintendo has announced that it will acquire up to 9.5 million of its own shares by tomorrow morning. During the Q3 financial results reveal, the corporation planned to buy back up to 10 million of its shares by the end of March, equalling 125,000 million yen. But after a 4.3 per cent fall in its … Continue reading Nintendo Will Acquire Up To 9.5 Million Of Its Own Shares Tomorrow

Mariners Statement Says Yamauchi Saved Baseball In Seattle, Team Holds Moment Of Silence

Before the opening game of their series with the Kansas City Royals Monday night, the Seattle Mariners held a moment of silence for owner Hiroshi Yamauchi, who purchased a majority stake in the ball club back in 1992, preventing the team from moving to Florida. Before the ceremonial silence, a statement was made about the … Continue reading Mariners Statement Says Yamauchi Saved Baseball In Seattle, Team Holds Moment Of Silence

Nintendo Will Retain Its Majority Stake In The Seattle Mariners Following Yamauchi’s Passing

According to Seattle Mariners chairman and CEO Howard Lincoln, who also happens to serve on the board of directors at Nintendo of America, Nintendo has no plan to sell its stake in Major League Baseball team the Seattle Mariners. Speculation arose last week that the company's ownership of the Mariners may be coming to an … Continue reading Nintendo Will Retain Its Majority Stake In The Seattle Mariners Following Yamauchi’s Passing

Nintendo Composer Remixes Metroid And Mario In Honor Of Hiroshi Yamauchi

https://soundcloud.com/hip_tanaka/dedicated-to-hiroshi https://soundcloud.com/hip_tanaka/dedicated-to-hiroshi-yamauchi Hirokazu Tanaka, also known as Hip (or Chip) Tanaka, has remixed the theme music for both Metroid and Super Mario Land as tributes to Hiroshi Yamauchi, Nintendo's long-time President who passed away this week. Tanaka worked at Nintendo as a composer and audio producer for 19 years, from 1980 to 1999, producing the … Continue reading Nintendo Composer Remixes Metroid And Mario In Honor Of Hiroshi Yamauchi

Nintendo Refrains From Social Media Posts In The Wake Of Yamauchi’s Death

All of Nintendo's social media outlets have posted the same message today, indicating that they will not be posting any news, updates, or promotions in remembrance of former president Hiroshi Yamauchi, who passed away yesterday. Nintendo of America, Nintendo UK, and Nintendo of Europe all posted the same message on Twitter in the last 24 … Continue reading Nintendo Refrains From Social Media Posts In The Wake Of Yamauchi’s Death

Yamauchi Helped Influence Wii U And Nintendo DS

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata, and executive managing director of Nintendo, Shigeru Miyamoto recently took some time out to talk about the influence that Nintendo's former third president, Hiroshi Yamauchi, had on both the Nintendo DS and Wii U. The company's stance on creating new, unique, and innovative products clearly stemmed from Nintendo's third president. Here's what Miyamoto … Continue reading Yamauchi Helped Influence Wii U And Nintendo DS