I'm going to make these threads every sunday, with a summary of the biggest happenings in the week.
There was a lot of information the past week about the next steps nintendo is taking, and their upcoming direction as a company along with the continuing transformation (or stagnation) they always go through.
Here are the things you need to know for the week:
>Nintendo says game addiction isn't about games, but the excessive amount of time players spend with games
>Measures have been implemented in order to combat game addiction
>Nintendo wants to improve their measures to combat game addiction, and make them more aware to consumers and parents
(De)-evolution of 1st Party Nintendo Game Development
>In the span of a few decades, game development has become much more streamlined
>Development teams have grown larger, and developers could work from any location around the world
>The volume of games, project scope, and processes have all increased
>Nintendo’s experience and know-how in making games has helped them to better tackle these issues
>First party games are rarely delayed
>All Switch games planned to launch in 2019, including unannounced titles, will launch as planned without delays
Miyamoto Guiding Newfags
>Miyamoto is in the process of guiding the younger generation of developers at Nintendo
>Miyamoto says it's important to nurture developers in making games with a fun and “core concept”
>These developers repeatedly refine their game concepts and ideas to ensure they are fun for everyone
>Miyamoto felt the development of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, which had a large team, was smooth from start to finish Post too long. Click here to view the full text.