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A salute to Nintendo’s Genyo Takeda, retiring after 45 years of innovation in gaming

Few at Nintendo can say they saw the company’s start as a video game company, and fewer still have had as much influence as Genyo Takeda, co-creator of several of the company’s most memorable (and durable) innovations. He’s retiring today, and I just wanted to mark the occasion. The retirement was quietly announced in rather perfunctory form as part of ... Read More »

Nintendo Switch Review Round-Up: Should You Buy Nintendo’s Latest Console?

HIGHLIGHTS The Nintendo Switch releases internationally on March 3 The console has seen mixed reviews Its online component has not been put through its paces just yet Ending fans’ long wait, the Nintendo Switch console will be launched on March 3. While we’re yet to get our hands on a unit for a Nintendo Switch review, more than a few sites ... Read More »

Nintendo’s Miitomo Hits Japan on March 17

Miitomo, Nintendo’s first mobile app, will launch in Japan on Thursday next week, the company announced via Twitter on Friday morning. The “free-to-start” app – which translates to inclusion of in-app purchases – will let you create an avatar through which you can communicate with your friends. You can use the front camera to give it your likeness, and then ... Read More »