Nintendo Pressured to Jump to IPhone as Wii, 3DS Slump

Hindustan Times - 12 Aug, 2011
In "Super Mario 3DLand," Nintendo Co. will make its iconic Italian plumber battle turtle-like Koopa Troopas on its 3-D player. The company instead should develop titles for Apples iPhone, investors say. devices to play games on iPhones, ...

Investors Believe Nintendo Should Develop for Smartphones

PCWorld - Pete Davison - 12 Aug, 2011
At present, iOS and Android are home to some great games, but outside of Angry Birds, there are relatively few titles which can be described as truly iconic to the same degree as Nintendo's titles. ...

Report: Nintendo Under Pressure to Ditch Hardware, Embrace iPhone

Spong - Svend Joscelyne - 12 Aug, 2011
Nintendo is facing calls from investors to ditch hardware development and instead create Mario and Zelda titles for mobile devices such as Apple's iPhone. According to a report on Bloomberg, stock owners are worried about the ...

Nintendo facing pressure from investors to develop content for iPhone

Pocket Gamer - Matt Gilman - 12 Aug, 2011
Bloomberg has reported that Nintendo is facing increasing pressure from its investors to abandon its policy of developing games exclusively for its own systems. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has said that Nintendo will never develop ...

Nintendo shareholders push for iPhone games

THINQ.co.uk - 12 Aug, 2011
Nintendo's shareholders are increasingly dismayed at the company's future, pressuring president Satoru Iwata into releasing his company's iconic characters in a series of smartphone games to catch the rising tide of mobile gaming. ...

Nintendo to Develop Games for iOS & Android Ecosystem?

ITProPortal - 12 Aug, 2011
Japanese gaming giant Nintendo is being pressurised by its investors to offer some of its most popular gaming franchises on the iOS platform. Mobile gaming, on Smartphones and tablet PCs, is threatening to destabilise the gaming console market, ...

Nintendo Investors Annoyed With Lack of iOS Development

Tom's Guide - Kevin Parrish - 12 Aug, 2011
During E3 2011 back in June, Nintendo revealed its upcoming Wii U console to the public. But investors didn't seem too keen on the idea of producing yet another gaming console, and market shares suddenly dropped to a five-year low. ...

Mario to Jump to iOS? - Analysts Believe it's Nintendo's Only Solution

games.on.net - Matt Williams - 12 Aug, 2011
With last week's report that Nintendo are enduring some of their poorest sales figures in recent years, the future of the company is looking a little bleak at this point in time. ...

Hey Nintendo...I Want Mario and Zelda On Apple and Android

Southeast Missourian (blog) - 12 Aug, 2011
August 12th will mark a $80 drop in price for the Nintendo 3DS portable gaming system. The system has been for sale in the US less than 6 months... Hey Nintendo...I want Mario and Zelda on my phone! Oh, and while you're at it, give me some Pokémon too! ...

Will we see Mario, Pokemon, Zelda on iPhone 5?

Myona News - Anna Lopez - 12 Aug, 2011
Social and mobile gaming are among the new landscape that totally changes how the industry works, and one of the most largest video game company take a hit. After a poor performance with the 3DS ...

Nintendo Refuses To Reach Into The Mobile Platform

Game Rant - William Case - 12 Aug, 2011
With Shareholders getting hot under the collar, Nintendo adamantly declares that Nintendo will not get into the mobile game. Is Nintendo heading down a dangerous path? Things are all but calm in the Nintendo camp. With fans and consumers getting a 3DS ...

Investors Heavily Criticize Nintendo's Performance

Nintendo World Report - Pedro Hernandez - 12 Aug, 2011
One belief they have is that Nintendo should start supporting mobile phone gaming for devices such as the iPhone and iPad due to how successful these ventures have been for other companies. ...

Trouble in Paradise? Nintendo Shareholders tired of Iwata's behavior toward ...

AkihabaraNews - 12 Aug, 2011
TUAW pointed this morning to very interesting article from Bloomberg regarding Nintendo. According to the financial website Nintendo's investors start to get tired of Iwata's behavior toward the iPhone and would like the company to focus more on these ...

Nintendo Facing Pressure to Release Games on iPhone

Tapscape - 12 Aug, 2011
Bloomberg is reporting that Nintendo is facing increasing pressure to move away from Nintendo-console based games and branch out into iOS gaming on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The rift highlights the dilemma President Satoru Iwata faces as consumers ...

Nintendo's Mario Pressured to Jump to iPhone

GamerCenterOnline - Kemuel Stewart - 12 Aug, 2011
With the current state of Nintendo's stock and the somewhat successful launch of the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo investors are pushing for the video game firm to develop a Mario title for the iOS. ...

Nintendo shareholders revolt, demand Mario & Co. on iPhones

tuaw.com - Michael Grothaus - 12 Aug, 2011
Bloomberg is reporting that Nintendo shareholders are growing irate with the company and its president, Satoru Iwata, after shares of the company hit a six-year low. Nintendo has seen slouching profits in ...

Investors Urge Nintendo to Develop for Smartphones

Nintendo Life - Trevor Chan - 12 Aug, 2011
It's taken just several months for Nintendo to issue the 3DS's first price-cut since the console's launch; a move which Nintendo is hoping will play a part in giving the console a much-needed boost after sales have been less than expected. ...

Hey Nintendo, it's time to get on board with mobile gaming

Digitaltrends.com - 12 Aug, 2011
Before it's too late, Nintendo needs to dump its archaic anti-mobile agenda and get with the times. Don't expect to see Mario jumping down pipes on an iPhone or Android phone anytime soonâ€"or possibly ever. Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata has made it clear ...

Nintendo refuses to budge on making games available for iPhones and iPads

Examiner.com - 12 Aug, 2011
Odds are that many iPhone and iPad users love to use their devices while commuting to San Francisco on BART or SamTrans--they're probably playing a quick video game to pass the time. Investors of Nintendo stock understand this correlation between Apple ...

Nintendo Investors Want More Mobility, Less Three Dimensionality

PadGadget - 12 Aug, 2011
By Lory | August 11, 2011 | 2 comments As a result of the unremarkable and almost unnoticed release of Nintendo's 3DS, the company's investors are calling for a move toward games for iPhone and iPad. According to Bloomberg, the extremely low volume of ...

Nintendo Under Pressure to Bring Games to iOS

iSource - Alex Jordan - 12 Aug, 2011
After I posted my piece on how Apple is changing mobile gaming the other day, I feel this bit of news is more relevant than ever. Bloomberg is reporting that Apple is now facing pressure to launch games on iOS and ...

Nintendo Investors Angry Over Lack of iOS Development

VGChartz - Chris M. Arnone - 12 Aug, 2011
Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has said time and again that Nintendo properties will not be developed for anything but Nintendo consoles so long as he's in charge. However, with the recent flop of the Nintendo ...

Serious Talk: Will we ever see Mario on the iPhone

Examiner.com - 12 Aug, 2011
Nintendo is known for only releasing their titles and characters on their own consoles. The shareholders want something different and want the Nintendo love shared with the iPhone. “Smartphones are the new battlefield for the gaming industry,” said ...

Nintendo Facing Investor Pressure to Bring Games to iPhone

Touch Arcade - Eli Hodapp - 12 Aug, 2011
Early this morning Bloomberg ran a story regarding the latest Nintendo 3DS price drop fiasco from a side that you don't often hear from: Investors. As you may recall from the last episode of this mobile gaming financial soap opera, Nintendo President ...

 

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