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 May 23, 2005 - 04:00 PM - by Michael
* Iwata interviewed at E3

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The Seattle Post-Intelligencer had the chance to interview Nintendo's Satoru Iwata this last weekend, and they got some good answers out of him. Interestingly, he's entirely unapologetic for Nintendo's weakness among older gamers:

Q: The general perception is that Nintendo appeals to a younger audience. Will you try to embrace that, expand upon it, or move away from it in the next console generation?

Iwata: First of all, I've never once been embarrassed that children have supported Nintendo. I'm proud of it. That's because children judge products based on instinct. Everyone wants to appeal to people's instincts, but it's not easy. That doesn't mean we're making products just for children. We believe that there's interactive entertainment that people in their 60s, 70s and 80s can enjoy, so we're doing various things.

 

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