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Nintendo hires two new execs

Nintendo has welcomed with open arms a pair of new executives to head up positions at the company's new offices in Redwood City. The first new employee is Denise Kaigler, who will serve as vice president of Marketing & Corporate Affairs and take over for Perrin Kaplan. Kaigler will handle corpor...

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Nintendo's Beth Llewelyn quits

Shake that tree, shake it and watch the Nintendo executives fall out and everything end up like people said it would. The latest person in the Nintendo executive culling is Beth Llewelyn, senior director of corporate communications at Nintendo of America, as she officially resigned today. Not only...

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NOA's Reggie Fils-Aime talks Manhunt 2, AO titles

Talking with Nintendo of America's Reggie Fils-Aime about WiiWare, Newsweek's N'Gai Croal used the opportunity to bring up Nintendo's stance on games rated Adults Only by the Entertainment Software Rating Board, first in relation to their "hands-off" approach to the download service and then with t...

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DS Daily: Do you get a little Tingly?

With the news -- following long-discussed rumors of a non-Japanese release -- that Freshly Picked: Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland is on its way to a European release, we figured it might be a good time to resurrect discussion of a US release. Of course, that probably hinges on whether or not NoA believes i...

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Rumor: Kaplan, Harrison and Llewelyn leaving Nintendo of America

Or rather, Nintendo of America is leaving them. According to Game Informer Online, which earlier this month broke news of the Redmond giant (no, not that one) relocating its sales, ad and marketing departments to either New York or San Francisco, approximately 90% of the employees in the affected ar...

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Harrison: Wii lifecycle may exceed five years

Chris Kohler of Game|Life interviewed Nintendo of America VP George Harrison about the future of the Wii system, and his responses were, well, generally unsurprising. We wouldn't expect Nintendo to suddenly change their strategy in the midst of such success. Harrison said that because of the high pr...

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Harrison: 35 million US Wiis by 2012

The success of the Wii has Nintendo feeling pretty confident about themselves. They've sold about 2.5 million units since launch, and probably would have sold more if there had been more. Naturally, the six months following launch are completely representative of the console's whole life cycle, wh...

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Reggie on the Wii effect at the Nintendo Media Summit

This morning, at the Nintendo Media Summit, NoA President and resident badass Reggie Fils-Aime had some interesting statistics on the Nintendo juggernaut. While a lot of it may not be the best news for the hardcore gaming contingent, the massive revenue increases indicate that the wider potential ma...

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Rumor: No more Nintendo Power?

Word is that we're looking at the end of an era. IGN's Matt Casamassina reports that Nintendo Power is in its last days, at least, as we know it today. While it may just be that a restructure is in the cards for the magazine, rumor has it that the employees are being told that they need to find new ...

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Iwata reminds Nintendo of America who's boss

(Hint: it's Iwata. Iwata is boss.) Nintendo just released their financial results briefing, which contains a transcript of a question-and-answer session with Nintendo president Satoru Iwata. Ever wondered what it would be like to work for Iwata? This quote should replace that wonder with terror: ...

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