free hit counter share image
maxconsole - 28.11.2015
Visit Zevera!
nac3 nds
Nintendo's president Satoru Iwata gets mad over a Nikkei article    

  Nintendo's president Satoru Iwata gets mad over a Nikkei article
Added by Gauss on 26.02.2012

Iwata made a comment on Twitter in order to address a 'gossip'.

Iwata made an uncharacteristic move after a few Nikkei rumors and articles, including one in which he supposedly says that 'if Nintendo stayed the way it was headed, the company would collapse'.


Like ... Dislike ..
Total Likes : 3
Total dislikes : 4

  Discuss in our forums


Well, this is really an uncharacteristic move from Nintendo's president Satoru Iwata. Using the official japanese Nintendo Twitter, he made a comment about some of the recent rumors and articles from the japanese newspaper Nikkei.

In one of them, Iwata is quoted as saying if Nintendo stayed the way it was headed, the company would collapse: "If we keep going like this, we'll collapse."

Well, apparently that's not what he really said or meant to say, so he commented on Twitter to address the "gossip":

"By the way," Iwata tweeted, "on Monday there was an inaccurate report online. This sort of thing has continued repeatedly, with no context, self-serving language, and the blurring of truth and fiction. I'm astonished to see gossip magazine techniques being used."

Well, looks like Iwata was a bit mad. And it's a weird move, because he almost never comments over rumors. But, also, this isn't really a new issue, as the company president has been "misinterpreted" many times by the same newspaper, just like when he mentioned a DS successor.

Seems the Japanese press, isn't always right and neither is Nintendo. But, in general, the Nikkei's track record is generally pretty good.

Your gaming news feed


Discuss this in our forums

Click here to discuss about this news in the forums


  quot iwata nintendo nikkei president really japanese way like collapse company rumors headed satoru newspaper gossip articles stayed uncharacteristic twitter  




top posts


Lenovo is making a game and you can help design it
Game State is an experiment in crowdsourced game development
Recent PS4 SDK update unlocked 7th CPU core for gaming
Now the PS4 is just like the XB1 with 7 cores for gaming usage and 1 is still reserved for system OS
Wii U Makes Top 3 Selling Items for Target on Thanksgiving
Demand outpaced 2014ís record Thanksgiving performance, making it Targetís biggest day for online sales
Modchipcentral Black Friday thru Cyber Monday Deals
All the UnderGround Modding Gear you will ever need for All your Video Gaming Consoles wants!


Top 5 iPad Casino Apps of 2015
Each year iPad Casino Apps are getting better so lets review the some of the ones that are available
888Sport App Destination
888sport is one of the leading names in the online betting industry.
Classic console games that have become online pokies
Street Fighter 2 / Transformers / Sensible Soccer / Tomb Raider / Double Dragon
Fable Legends with Xbox Live Gold
The 'Fable Trilogy' are games, where you can do quests and play the hero or the villain of the game.
EXCLUSIVE: Official MaxConsole Amiiqo Review
Amiibos. You've probably heard of them by now! Distributeur officiel R4i SDHC






Contact us

Advertise on

1 wallclock secs - 0.40 cpu secs