Furukawa: “Developers… Can Do As Freely As They Want”

The final part of our translation of the Nikkei interview with Nintendo Co., Ltd. President Shuntaro Furukawa, talks about Esports, not interfering with development, Japan’s declining population, and more. Thanks to BlackKite for the translation. Please credit Japanese Nintendo and link to this post if using any part of this translation elsewhere. Check out part one here and part two here.

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Furukawa: “I Don’t Think Dedicated Consoles Will Disappear”

Part two of our translation of the Nikkei interview with Nintendo Co., Ltd. President Shuntaro Furukawa, talks about Google Stadia, cloud gaming, an ‘innovation dilemma’, and ongoing interest in AR. Thanks to BlackKite for the translation. Please credit Japanese Nintendo and link to this post if using any part of this translation elsewhere. Check out part one here and look forward to part three shortly!

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Furukawa: “Games Are Not Life-Essential Products”

In part one of our translation of the Nikkei interview with Nintendo Co., Ltd. President Shuntaro Furukawa, he discusses new technology such as AR, the harshness of the game and entertainment business and the sense of danger he has from games not being “life-essential” products, and can games continue to innovate. Thanks to BlackKite for the translation. Please credit Japanese Nintendo and link to this post if using any part of this translation elsewhere. Look out for future parts shortly.

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