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New Iwata Asks Reveals Details About Wii Sports Club, Including Namco Bandai Involvement

The latest edition of Iwata Asks covers the development and release of Wii Sports Club, which constitutes the updated Wii U versions of Wii Sports games like tennis and bowling. The question and answer session with the game’s developers revealed several interesting tidbits about the games, including the unique “Day Pass” pricing system that allows players to play any of […]

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Pokemon X & Y Names Chosen To Represent A Cultural Meeting Point

Pokemon X & Y director Junichi Masuda has explained in the latest Iwata Asks segment that they named the game’s after the world’s axis, as a way to convey the idea that all players exist on the same plan despite our difference. Masuda says that the X and Y represent the x horizontal axis and the y vertical axis. These two axis always meet somewhere so […]

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Wonderful 101 Developers Reveal Hidden Character Based On Kamiya

The newest Iwata Asks features an extensive interview with The Wonderful 101’s development team. Hideki Kamiya, having already participated in a one-on-one with Iwata, this time joined his crew to discuss the rich history and evolution of the game. Among the many topics covered were the relationship between Nintendo and Platinum Games, the difficulties in creating a title with so […]

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Iwata Asks: Mario & Luigi RPG 4 Dream Team

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has just wrapped up another Iwata Asks segment which focusses on the intriguing Mario & Luigi RPG 4 Dream Team. The latest Iwata Asks contains many interesting snippets of information, including the fact that the producer and director are the same as the last three games. Iwata also revealed that the development team had so much content this time […]

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Latest Iwata Asks Explores Pokémon Mystery Dungeon’s Development And Reception

The latest Iwata Asks is in, and this time it’s about our cute, loveable pocket monsters and their foray into the unknown mystery dungeons. Satoru Iwata sits down with The Pokémon Company’s CEO Tsunekaz Ishihara, and Spike Chunsoft developers Shinichiro Tomie and Seiichiro Nagahata to talk about the latest instalment in the series, Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity, how it still works as a […]

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Iwata Asks: Animal Crossing Interview Now Available In English

We know it’s been a long wait, but the Animal Crossing: New Leaf Iwata Asks interview is now available to view in English. The interview, which was originally conducted and able to view last October in Japanese, sees Satoru Iwata asking software developers Aya Kyogoku, Isao Moro and Koji Takahashi about the new direction the Animal Crossing series will take, as well as […]

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Iwata Asks For Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon Goes Live

Nintendo has published the Iwata Asks for Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, in which company president Satoru Iwata chats with Shigeru Miyamoto, Yoshihito Ikebata, and Next Level Games‘ Chad York, Bryce Holliday and Brian Davis. Within the interview, the developers share several interesting tidbits on Luig’s Mansion: Dark Moon and its evolution. For example, throughout the game there are peek holes […]

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Fire Emblem Awakening Could Have Taken Place On Mars

Nintendo has just published the latest English Iwata Asks segment which is focussed solely on Fire Emblem Awakening. One of the interesting excerpts from the article is the development team initially starting proposing that the game should take place on Mars. This idea was obviously discarded, but it didn’t stop the developers chuckling about it. Here’s what they had to […]

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Latest Iwata Asks Gives An Insight Into Platinum Games

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata recently spoke to Tatsuya Minami and Atshushi Inaba of Platinum Games to talk a little about game development and the company behind established games such as Bayonetta, Vanquish, and the forthcoming The Wonderful 101. Minami talks to Iwata about how the company is desperately trying to emulate the western relationship between the publisher and the developer, where the […]