Former Nintendo President Satoru Iwata conducted an extensive series of interviews in which he met colleagues tasked with taking ideas and turning them into reality.
The Iwata Asks interviews take you deeper into Nintendo products by revealing more about the time, energy and creative thought that went into bringing them to life.
Iwata Asks: Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
Mr Iwata speaks to Capcom's Shu Takumi and LEVEL-5's Akihiro Hino about Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, how this unprecedented collaboration came together, and the trials and tribulations the companies faced during development.
Iwata Asks: Nintendo presents: New Style Boutique
05/12/2012 | Nintendo 3DS
Mr Iwata meets with key members of the New Style Boutique team to discover how the game made them into fashionistas, how much time went into creating new items, and how working with fashion specialists helped create the most realistic outfits possible.
Iwata Asks: Wii U
29/06/2012 | Wii U
In the latest interview, Mr Iwata discusses Wii U Chat, software that connects living rooms around the world. This series of interviews looks at how Wii U and its unique controller evolved, creating new ways to play.
Iwata Asks: New Super Mario Bros. 2
29/08/2012 | Nintendo 3DS
Discover why this new title is so gold-oriented, how the 'one million coins' concept came to light, and what makes New Super Mario Bros. 2 so different from previous titles, in Iwata-san's interview with key members of the project team.
Iwata Asks: Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2
16/10/2012 | Nintendo DS
Read about why GAME FREAK returned to the Unova region, the new ideas that await you and how Pokémon Dream Radar, Pokédex 3D Pro and the latest Pokémon games form a sacred trinity in Mr Iwata's interview with key members of the project team.
Iwata Asks: Spirit Camera: The Cursed Memoir
27/03/2012 | Nintendo 3DS
The chills of the Project Zero series come to Nintendo 3DS in Spirit Camera: The Cursed Memoir! President Iwata's Q&A with the developers uncovers much about their idea of what's scary, and the development of this novel take on horror...
Iwata Asks: Nintendo 3DS Third Party Game Developers
29/05/2012 | Nintendo 3DS
Third party software companies are bringing incredible games to the Nintendo 3DS system. Check out this series of interviews with key creators behind some of these titles for a rare look at the game development process outside of Nintendo.
Iwata Asks: The Last Story
06/03/2012 | Wii
Veteran games creator Hironobu Sakaguchi is back with a JRPG exclusive to Wii. Get the inside scoop on The Last Story right here.
Iwata Asks: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
18/11/2011 | Wii
Go behind the scenes of the gaming event of the year on Wii and discover how a new form of play control and a different approach in gameworld design make this an unprecedented entry in the legendary series.
Iwata Asks: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
29/07/2011 | Nintendo 3DS
Discover the process behind recreating a legendary game for a new generation.
Iwata Asks: Nintendo 3DS
22/03/2011 | Nintendo 3DS
Go behind the scenes of the development of the Nintendo 3DS.
Super Mario Bros. 25th Anniversary
11/10/2010 | NES
Join the celebration to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Super Mario Bros., as we reveal several Iwata Asks interviews that will reflect on the history of Mario.
Iwata Asks - Metroid: Other M
25/08/2010 | Wii
Go behind the scenes of the collaboration between Metroid producer Yoshio Sakamoto, Team Ninja's Yosuke Hayashi and D-Rockets' Ryuzi Kitaura.
Iwata Asks: Nintendo DSi
03/04/2009 | Nintendo DSi
Read Satoru Iwata's interviews about the many new features of Nintendo DSi.
Iwata Asks: Super Smash Bros. Brawl
22/01/2008 | Wii
Satoru Iwata talks action, adventure and ingenuity in this extensive interview with Super Smash Bros. Brawl creator, Masahiro Sakurai.