- In a wide-ranging interview posted on the Nintendo web site recently, company executives offered investors a rare glimpse into the Japanese gaming giant's business strategy and future plans, discussing everything from Shigeru Miyamoto's recent hobbies to the chances that we'll see a DS phone any time soon.
But mostly, they talked about Nintendo's strengths in a global videogame marketplace they increasingly define. We wish they would have named it the Super Okay Fun-Time Party, but they called it the Corporate Management Policy Briefing instead. Despite the dry name, we read it anyway, and came away with some fascinating insights.
The interview was posted on the Nintendo site after the company's recent sales results conference (linked via Gamasutra
), and contains five pages of Q&A.
Rather than ramble on, we'll pull out some of the more interesting bits and interpret them below. Maybe it's the Japanese-to-English translation, but Nintendo execs sure seem to use the word "weapon" a lot when discussing its business model...
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