We have some sad news to report to you tonight. Alan "Al" Stone has passed away at the age of 71 due to cancer. Stone was one of the co-founders of Nintendo America back in 1981. He played a significant role in Nintendo's early efforts to distribute its coin-op games in America. Among those games … Continue reading Alan Stone, Co-Founder Of Nintendo America, Has Passed Away
Nintendo of America has confirmed that they are hosting a private five hours hands-on session for the Nintendo Switch platform in New York on January 13th. The event is for the media to get a hands-on impression of the console following the Tokyo webcast which will offer further information about the platform including pricing and … Continue reading Nintendo America Hosting Private Hands-on For Nintendo Switch In New York January 13th
NeoGAF member Sin City Assassin has noticed that Doug Bowser was recently promoted within Nintendo of America. Bowser is now Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales his previous position was Vice President of Sales. The news was uncovered via Doug Bowser's Linkedin profile. We would like to congratulate Doug on his promotion! Source
Nintendo of America has announced that they have joined growing social media network, Tumblr. You can view their page which will no doubt be filled with amusing images and gifs, right here. If you're on Tumblr be sure to follow us too! Thanks, alexinfurs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0W4XEJZhd0&feature=youtu.be YouTube star Action Movie Kid and a bunch of other young YouTubers recently had the fantastic opportunity to visit the Nintendo of America headquarters at Redmond, Washington. The cute video gives you a look inside the building and just goes to show how much more open Nintendo of America is these days.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xM0rsYbAO_k Nintendo of America has revealed their television commercial for the run up to Christmas and it's rather impressive. No doubt a fair amount of money went into it as it features some lovely special effects and it also showcases big system sellers such as Super Smash Bros and The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes. … Continue reading Nintendo 3DS: Magic Unwrapped Holiday 2015 TV Commercial
https://twitter.com/NintendoAmerica/status/649266869216505857 Nintendo of America has tweeted that a variety of hard to obtain amiibo figures will be restocked at various retailers. These figures include Little Mac, Greninja, Shulk, Lucario, Fox & Captain Falcon. These amiibo will be appearing at select retail outlets soon. Are you in the market for any of these amiibo figures?
Wondering when Star Fox Zero and Xenoblade Chronicles X will be released in the United States? Well, you shouldn't forget with this handy timeline created by Nintendo of America. It details all the games coming to the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U this holiday season as well as the next set of amiibo due to … Continue reading Here’s A Handy Nintendo Of America Holiday Lineup Timeline
Dungeon crawlers, rejoice! The Pokémon Company has announced Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon will launch in the United States on November 20, just in time for the holidays. The 3DS title will be the tenth in the Mystery Dungeon spin-off series that debuted almost a decade ago on the Game Boy Advance. It's been two years since the latest in … Continue reading Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon Launches In US On November 20
https://twitter.com/TheChrisPranger/status/631852330133028864 You may remember Chris Pranger who was the outspoken Nintendo of America localisation employee? Well, he has announced today that he has been fired from the company. He is the person who recently defended Nintendo's naming of the Wii U and said that games such as Xenoblade Chronicles simply won't sell enough to justify localising the … Continue reading Chris Pranger The Nintendo Treehouse Localiser Has Been Fired