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Nintendo: Our products were not fun in 2009

Here is some interesting news for you now, as Nintendo supremo Shigeru Miyamoto has admitted in a recent interview, that Nintendo’s products in 2009, were not ‘fun’ enough for gamers.

As reported from VG247, he made his comments in a recent interview with The Economist, adding that there are always ‘ups and downs’ in the gaming industry.

You can’t knock the man for his honesty can you? The quote from him reads: “The fact that in 2009 we were not able to sell more than we did in 2008 was simply that in comparison, we were not able to produce fun-enough products.”

Interestingly, his comments come in a week in which Nintendo dropped the bomb on their new 3DS handheld – consisting of all-new hardware similar to the DSi, offering 3D visuals without the need for 3D glasses.

What do you make of his comments? I predict big things from Nintendo at E3, I really do.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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