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Nintendo of America recruits new VP of corporate affairs, who used to run on Dunkin

Sure, in an hour, you may be wildly F5-ing our Nintendo GDC keynote liveblog. But you know who's going to be paying even closer attention? Cynthia Gordon, who begins her tenure as Nintendo of America's new VP of corporate affairs on March 14. In addition to preparing for the upcoming North Americ...

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Black Nintendo Wii bundle to include MotionPlus, Wii Sports Resort; available May 9

Nintendo of America has finally announced the availability of a new colored Wii for North America. First spotted in a leaked GameStop ad, new Nintendo Wii bundles -- available in black or white -- will include a Wii MotionPlus and Wii Sports Resort. This is essentially the same bundle that has been...

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Analyst: Nintendo pressured by Japanese media into early 3DS reveal

M2 Research analyst Billy Pidgeon claims that the Japanese press were "all over" the upcoming 3DS before Nintendo revealed it, forcing an announcement out of the company's headquarters in Japan. In a recent CNBC report, Pidgeon alleges that the media in Japan had "talked with suppliers there and Ni...

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Nintendo's Dunaway says DS has 'room to grow' in US market

[Business Wire] Nintendo of America VP Cammie Dunaway thinks the Nintendo DS is going to keep on getting bigger in America. (And no, not just literally.) Speaking with VentureBeat, the executive highlighted the tremendous success of the Nintendo handheld. "We had our best year ever, selling 11.2 mil...

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Nintendo's Denise Kaigler steps down to spend time with family

Nintendo vice president of corporate affairs Denise Kaigler recently announced via the Nintendo Minute feature on IGN that she would be vacating her position in order to spend more time with her family. In the post, she explained, "it's a fact of life that job and family often pull us in opposite di...

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Nintendo: Oh by the way, these games are also coming to America

While they might not have made the press conference cut, the Nintendo-published games listed below (and after the break) have just been announced for future release in North America and are all playable on the E3 show floor! Here are the titles -- let us know what you want us to check out: Wii Lin...

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Reggie promises a better E3 from Nintendo this year ... again

Fresh off the announcement of The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks at GDC 2009, Nintendo of America head honcho Reggie Fils-Aime had some interesting things to say about Nintendo's plans for this year's E3. "From Nintendo's perspective, we always go into E3 with a very high bar wanting to satisfy no...

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Nintendo of Europe calls MotionPlus release date 'rumor and speculation'

Nintendo of Europe reps have called the recent release list with MotionPlus dated on it "purely rumor and speculation," reports Eurogamer. This news comes after reports last week that July 10th would see not only the release of the MotionPlus add-on, but Nintendo's followup to Wii Sports, Wii Spor...

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NoA VP spins some software sales for us all

Nintendo of America's VP of Marketing, Denise Kaigler, wants to let us all know software sales on the Wii are better than any other console on the market. How does she know this? Why, the fancy chart above, we assume. It's not like she tracked all of this information down herself. In short, this s...

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Nintendo says the Wii well is 'nowhere near dry'

How long the Wii will remain a rupee-making juggernaut remains a question for debate, though according to Nintendo corporate communications director, Charlie Scibetta, players will continue to nurse tired limbs in their living rooms for some time. "As long as publishers and our own first-party tea...

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