Let's Not Get Too Excited About Nintendo's 'Mergers and Acquisitions'

In the past, major video game companies like Square and Enix merged. It's a big deal when something like that happens! Nintendo president Satoru Iwata recently mentioned "M&A" (aka mergers and acquisitions), setting off speculation around the internet. But what does he mean? It's not yet clear—he could just be talking… » 2/03/14 4:30pm 2/03/14 4:30pm

Shareholder Asks Nintendo Why Its Cafeteria Sucks

Yeah, yeah, Nintendo's president told investors the Wii Vitality Sensor has been canned. But he says that every year, just about. What fascinated me about his Q&A with shareholders was the fact Nintendo employees think the chow at the company's cafeteria is pretty bad. » 7/06/13 2:00pm 7/06/13 2:00pm

Nintendo Bossman Has One of the Coolest Video Game Jackets Ever

Fun fact: Nintendo honcho Satoru Iwata was one of the main programmers on Mother 2 (aka Earthbound) for the SNES. Today on Twitter, Iwata uploaded this photo of a badass Mother 2 sukajan. The jacket, Iwata noted, was given out to the game's staff, and it was the thing he treasures most. Heck, I would, too. It's… » 3/19/13 5:30am 3/19/13 5:30am

Unexpected Wii U Error Is Preventing Access to Online Beta and…

Error Code 105-3102. That's apparently what some Japanese users have been running into when trying to access Nintendo's e-shop on their Wii U. Not just the e-shop, but as prolific youtube video poster MEGUMIbernadette (who previously posted a video on the long load times of the Wii U) demonstrates in her video,… » 3/07/13 6:00am 3/07/13 6:00am