August 16, 2022


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Man spends $40,000 to ask Nintendo one question

Man spends $40,000 to ask Nintendo one question

A Japanese man had a question for nintendo But instead of going to customer support, he went to the head of the company.

The man, who wished to remain anonymous, dropped more than $40,000 in shares in the video game giant, mentioned from the inside.

The amount of stock was enough for one share in his name and the opportunity to attend the annual shareholder meeting with the company.

Nintendo held the meeting on Wednesday and the man thinks it’s his chance to ask about the future of “fan-favorite game franchises” like “F-Zero,” according to Insider.

“F-Zero”, a racing game franchise featuring the character of Captain Falcon, was introduced in 1990 and hasn’t had a new part in the franchise since 2004.

In the years since 2004, Captain Falcon continued to appear in the popular fighting game “Super Smash Bros.”

Attendees at the shareholder meeting didn’t guarantee that Nintendo would be asked a question but the guy got a chance to ask Shuntaro Furukawa about his favorite games like “F-Zero.”

“It’s realistically difficult to develop new titles and releases, including a sequel, for every Nintendo game that people are asking for, but we are very grateful and appreciate our fans’ expectations for our games,” Furukawa said. According to a translation from gaming news outlet VGC.

Shinya Takahashi, chief executive of Nintendo, said the company is “always looking” at how to rework and create new games for players, I mentioned VGC.