New Nintendo President Appointed

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  1. p1ngpong
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    :arrow: Tatsumi Kimishima Wikipedia Profile
     


  2. mashers

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    This does not fill me with confidence.
     
  3. The Sinner

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    Me either
     
  4. TecXero

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    I have to wonder how things will go from here. At least he worked on Metroid Prime. That's a big plus.
     
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    Nintendo are in a rut right now, maybe they need an actual businessman type leader at the helm rather than a game developer.

    GIVE UNCLE KIMI A CHANCE! ;O;
     
  6. petspeed

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    65 years old. He should retire by now. Nintendo need a younger CEO that can keep up with the fast pace of Development in the tech industry so they are able to compete with MS and Sony Again.
     
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  7. shaunj66

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    He looks like an underground yakuza boss.
     
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    Given the backdrop of that picture, I'd say it was taken about a decade and a half ago.

    I'll try to remain open minded about this appointment; there's a lot in his resumé that could take Nintendo in the right direction.
     
  9. DarkenedMatter

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    Definitely not what I expected.. Was looking for someone to actually listen to what we want and look a little more friendly. He seems like he's ready to lower the stocks of amiibos. Lol
     
  10. TecXero

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    Well, at this point, he probably couldn't make it much worse.
     
  11. JoostinOnline

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    He looks like he wants to karate chop your face off.
     
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  12. KingVamp

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    Alright, Tatsumi Kimishima. All eyes are on you.
     
  13. T-hug

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    I don't want to sound ageist, I probably will, but they need someone a bit younger imo who is on the ball and knows how to bring Ninty up.
     
  14. bowser

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    65? I wonder if he knows what stuff like voice chat and online play is.
     
  15. Skull Kiddo

    Skull Kiddo Definitely Not A Kid

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    He looks extremely pissed tbh
     
  16. MarioFanatic64

    MarioFanatic64 The guy who does things

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    I agree. I don't mean to insult or offend the guy, but at his age it won't be long before he either retires or... you know.

    Nintendo needs a man that can lead Nintendo through another 30 years, like the Yamauchis and Iwata had his death not been untimely.
     
  17. fatsquirrel

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    I dont trust a man who cant even smile properly
     
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    He was in charge of Nintendo NA Operations back when Nintendo knew what their USA And Canadian fans wanted.
     
  19. nintendarium

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    Positive they appointed a financial figure like him.
    This guy was at pokemon company and later made possible Metroid Prime on gamecube .
    Message for the market is WE HAVE TRIFORCE. ;)
    -triforce of creativeness
    -triforce of technology
    -triforce of business
    it is possible that he worked behind the scene helping Iwata during last years , I mean I want to think he was one of those that helped him( I have no evidence of that ), being a "bank man" will help him gain back respect among japanese market big ones ( in that culture respect is still a thing ... linking to those yakuza comments ;) ).
     
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