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Nintendo Looks to Emerging Markets for Hardware Sales

By András Neltz on at

Nintendo plans to introduce new gaming hardware in emerging markets, including China. "It would be difficult to enter those markets if we didn't create something new... For the mass market you need to provide something that most of the middle class can afford," president Satoru Iwata told Reuters.

Hoping for a Revamped Wii U?

By Brian Ashcraft on at

Hoping for a revamped Wii U? Satoru Iwata told Asahi that rumours of Nintendo announcing a new version of its console at E3 are "groundless." Instead, we can look forward to a new title that shows a novel way to use the Wii U's GamePad.