More Reviews
REVIEWS FIFA 15 Review
After so many mentions of the World Cup, everyone must be soccer experts by now. *sarcasm* Let’s see what we can learn from FIFA 15.

D4 Review
Just another game about a time-traveling detective who deflects knives by spitting bubblegum at them as they fly through the air at full speed. Yep, just another game...
More Previews
PREVIEWS Sunset Overdrive Preview
Microsoft and Insomniac Games have created a new open-world shooter with clear influences from Jet Grind Radio. We went hands-on with the first hour of the game.
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Persona 4 Arena Ultimax
Release date: Out Now

Alien: Isolation
Release date: 10/07/14

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel
Release date: 10/14/14

The Evil Within
Release date: 10/14/14


LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP ryanbates
Respawning
By ryanbates
Posted on 09/25/14
I had planned to write something about the Borderlands series, but that will have to wait. I have something I need to get off my chest first. It's very personal, and I hope the two or three of you who follow my sparse blog will spare me this moment. I joked in my review for the bizarre...

 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   SmartFeedSmartFeed   RegisterRegister   ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 
Investor "Flabbergasted" Iwata is Still Pres.

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Game Revolution Forum Index -> Nintendo
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Alex_Osborn



Joined: 27 Jan 2012
Posts: 93

PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2014 6:35 am    Post subject: Investor "Flabbergasted" Iwata is Still Pres. Reply with quote

Here's what one of the Nintendo's investors had to say at the company's annual shareholders meeting.

"I do not understand video games and I even feel angry because, at Nintendo’s shareholders’ meetings, the shareholders always discuss things relating to video games or such childish topics as 'what the future of video games should be.

"While I, for one, was flabbergasted that Mr. Iwata continues to hold his position although he had said that he would resign if the company’s performance were bad."

Are you happy that Satoru Iwata is still CEO and president of Nintendo?
_________________
danielrbischoff wrote:
Haha, so much peer pressure in here.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
UghRochester
Fattest Jedi Around


Joined: 05 Jun 2006
Posts: 7026

PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2014 7:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Can't say I'm happy or upset. I'm neutral. Nintendo has and always will be for "kids." Maybe it's time to regenerate and become a kid again?
_________________
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
De-Ting
Formerly Known as Prince


Joined: 11 Nov 2006
Posts: 7981

PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2014 8:10 am    Post subject: Re: Investor "Flabbergasted" Iwata is Still Pres. Reply with quote

Alex_Osborn wrote:
"I do not understand video games and I even feel angry because, at Nintendo’s shareholders’ meetings, the shareholders always discuss things relating to video games or such childish topics as 'what the future of video games should be."

That guy's in the wrong business.
_________________

o--(^-^)--o
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message AIM Address
Rakon
Tastes like burning


Joined: 18 Mar 2007
Posts: 3494

PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2014 9:23 am    Post subject: Re: Investor "Flabbergasted" Iwata is Still Pres. Reply with quote

Alex_Osborn wrote:


"I do not understand video games and I even feel angry because, at Nintendo’s shareholders’ meetings, the shareholders always discuss things relating to video games or such childish topics as 'what the future of video games should be.


It seems to me that this investor should stop going to meetings, regardless of who Nintendo's president is.

And yes, Iwata's time is done.
_________________
NATURE! - Goulet
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
used44



Joined: 08 Mar 2002
Posts: 20821

PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2014 10:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Didn't Iwata's approval rating raise a couple percent at the last investor call?
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Sightless



Joined: 23 Jul 2010
Posts: 1210

PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2014 12:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's such a ridiculous comment, and I'm not sure why he's a shareholder or even going to meetings...

I don't have problems with Iwata, but I also don't work with/under him. I'm not sure what the structure of the company is like in practice. Maybe this is a matter of timing, as well -- seems a bit sucky to let a guy go after the positive news starts surfacing.
_________________
I sprinkle sand into the waters of night. The grains burn as they fall, reminding me of another in times long passed away. I watched him even then as he fell, his face undefeated, his eyes still proud.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message AIM Address
Master_Craig
i liek to draw pictures


Joined: 02 Jul 2006
Posts: 1701

PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2014 3:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I agree. Very silly thing of that investor to say. Saying things like that? He's obviously in the wrong business.

As for Iwata... eh, I got no problem with him. I just want Nintendo to keep doing what they're doing, and that's rising.
_________________
Check out GameRevolution's weekly web comic "GR Strips" - http://www.gamerevolution.com/comics/

Maybe you could totally also check out my web comic "Reckless Abandon" - http://racomic.blogspot.com.au
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Game Revolution Forum Index -> Nintendo All times are GMT - 7 Hours
Page 1 of 1
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum