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Wii U can still be profitable

Earlier it was said that Wii U would be selling at a loss. However, Reggie Fils-Aime, President of Nintendo, stated that: The business model doesn’t change dramatically, in that as soon as we get the consumer to buy one piece of software, then that entire transaction becomes profit positive. In the end, the business model [...]

News from Nintendo’s Annual Shareholder Meeting

Two days ago, Nintendo’s annual shareholder meeting took place, and one of the things announced was – an announcement yet to be made. According to Satoru Iwata, the Japanese Wii U plans will be unveiled this fall. Furthermore, Iwata stated that while he doesn’t reject paid online services, the Wii U will have free services. [...]

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.

Nintendo’s entire E3 presentation

Miss the Nintendo 2012 E3 presentation or do you just want to see something again? Don’t fret, we have for you the entire presentation footage. You can watch it after the break.

Nintendo’s Press Conference @ E3 2012

(want one of these countdowns for yourself?) Nintendo’s E3 2012 press conference is just around the corner, and it is poised to host the Wii U’s greatest showing yet. Last year’s reveal was little more than a teaser – Nintendo are saving the goods for this year’s show, and you can bet it’s gonna be [...]

[Video] Watch Iwata’s Pre-E3 Nintendo Direct Presentation

Did you miss Satoru Iwata’s Nintendo Direct presentation? Or do you just want to watch it again? The recording has been made available and I embedded it after the break. Enjoy!

First look at the Wii U’s operating system

The above screen, dubbed “Mii Wara Wara,” is the screen you see when you boot up to the Wii U. It is filed with your Mii, the Miis of other accounts on your Wii U, your friends’ Miis, and other Miis from your region enjoying the same games as you.

The Wii U controller’s official name is…

Iwata just announced that the Wii U controller’s official name is the Wii U GamePad. It’s a throwback to the original NES’s controller, which was called the NES GamePad.

Nintendo will focus on Wii U games during E3

Satoru Iwata just announced on Nintendo Direct that they will focus primarily on Wii  U software during E3, so he is taking the time to explain the hardware on the stream right now.

Nintendo Direct: Watch It Live

If you’re looking for a place to watch Nintendo Direct (which starts in just a few minutes!), I’ve embedded the live stream just after the break.