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Nintendo says they're making 1.8 million Wiis a month

Hey, if they are, we haven't seen any of them. Store shelves are barren, with only a fine film of dust to rest atop their usually proud selves. Online retailers often respond to requests to purchase a console with nothing more than a "404 - You're boned" or "Ha Ha." All searches for the console ha...

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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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George Harrison officially retires from Nintendo

We told you this would be going down at the end of July, now it seems it's finally happened: George Harrison, head of U.S. marketing for Nintendo, is leaving the company, effective at the end of the year. Harrison confirmed the news with Reuters, saying "I have confirmed to all employees that I w...

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GameDaily says Harrison is retiring

Nintendo's George Harrison could be packing up his things and taking an early retirement, says GameDaily, as the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications apparently left an internal voice message declaring his intentions of never working again. Of course, he could have just ...

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GameDaily: Nintendo's George Harrison announces retirement

Hot on the heels that the Big N is looking for someone to fill a top marketing position, GameDaily BIZ is reporting that George Harrison, a senior Nintendo VP, will be retiring from the company, though he will help transition the sales and marketing team from Redmond to New York. According to "an ...

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Harrison: Hardware revision 'not out of the question'

Nintendo's SVP of Marketing and Corporate Communications, George Harrison, conducted an interview with GameDaily during E3 where he spoke on a number of subjects (seriously, this interview is long). What we were interested in hearing from the interview, however, was talk of a Wii revision to the har...

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Game Boy name may be over and possible WiiWare in 2007

Nintendo marketing exec. George Harrison says the Game Boy name may be put to rest. The DS has been been successful enough that the company no longer needs to depend on the Game Boy brand name for future products. We always did wonder what happened to the next Game Boy. Harrison tells GameDaily.biz,...

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Nintendo: We haven't heard of anyone leaving

Regardless of what we may have heard, it would seem that Beth Llewelyn (senior director of public relations), Perrin Kaplan (vice president of marketing and corporate affairs) and George Harrison (senior vice president of marketing and corporate communications) haven't decided to take severance pay ...

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Has Sony failed to understand the casual gamer?

In a recent interview with GI.biz, Nintendo VP of marketing, George Harrison, said that Sony and Microsoft have both attempted to woo the casual gamer but both failed due to a lack of understanding of the casual gamer. Specifically, Harrison mentioned the Sixaxis as Sony's failure: "We can already s...

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Nintendo refutes Gamestop, states Wii shortages are unintentional

Well, obviously. George Harrison, Nintendo's senior VP of marketing and corporate communications, has rubbished a claim that Nintendo is intentionally constricting Wii supplies in order to bolster their next fiscal year, beginning April 1. This comes in response to Gamestop's chief operating officer...

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