Iwata Asks Archive

New Super Mario Bros. U: Iwata Asks

Iwata, the president of Nintendo, conducted an interview with Takashi Tezuka, the director for New Super Mario Bros. U, for the game regarding new information, features, and gameplay. You can watch it after the break.

The next Zelda game won’t take five years to produce

In the latest Skyward Sword-related Iwata Asks segment, our favorite President of Nintendo talked with Eiji Aonuma, the game’s producer; and Hidemaro Fujibayashi, its director. During the segment, Iwata pointed out that five years is a long time to develop a game and that it would be nice if they could do it in three. [...]

Miyamoto hints at full body tracking for Wii Fit U

In addition to practically confirming that a Wii Fit game is coming to the Wii U, Miyamoto hinted very strongly in a recent Iwata Asks interview that the controller’s camera would be capable of Kinect-style full-body tracking. Miyamoto: I can’t really talk about it in detail, but we’re working on new ways to do training [...]

Iwata Asks: An interview with Miyamoto about the Wii U

Nintendo have published an Iwata Asks interview they conducted with Miyamoto focusing on the Wii U. If you’re in the loop with the blog, you probably won’t find any major surprises in there. However, it’s a good piece of reading that provides a great recap on the design philosophy behind the Wii U – “deeper [...]