Nightly News Roundup: 2010.09.20

Cammie leaves Nintendo, but The Big N still releases downloadable games as usual. And a juicy GoldenEye rumor rolls in from nester64x.

By Evan Campbell. Posted 09/20/2010 23:55 4 Comments     ShareThis

Nightly News Roundup

Cammie Dunaway Leaves Nintendo

According to IGN, Cammie Dunaway, Nintendo of America’s exectuive vice president of sales and marketing, will leave the company Oct. 1. She has accepted a new position outside of the video game industry, though no further details are known.

Cammie Dunaway

“I’m thankful for my time with Nintendo and proud of our team’s accomplishments in growing the Nintendo audience,” Dunaway said in a statement to IGN.

Dunaway joined Nintendo of America in late 2007. She filled the executive vice president role vacated by now-President Reggie Fils-Aime, according to Joystiq. Before Nintendo, Dunaway was the chief marketing officer for Yahoo (2003-2007), where she was named one of the top 100 marketers by Advertising Age, according to a CNET News report. She also worked for numerous years at Frito-Lay in marketing and graduated from Harvard Business School and University of Richmond, as shown on her Linkedin profile.

“We appreciate Cammie’s contributions to Nintendo and the role she played in bringing the Wii and Nintendo DS experiences to millions of people,” said Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America’s president and chief operating officer, in a statement to IGN.

Nintendo has not yet announced any plans in regard to her position.

Source: IGN

Another Monday, Another Nintendo Download

The vocal crowd of Nintendo Wii’s Virtual Console can quiet down, at least for this week. Nintendo released one title (Sunsoft’s Aero the Acrobat 2) for the classic gaming service this week, along with two WiiWare titles and three DSiWare games. Check out the list below for the full scoop on the Nintendo Download:


  • Triple Throwing Sports (by The Code Monkeys Ltd.) — 500 Nintendo Points
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s ABCs (by CYBIRD Co., Ltd.) — 800 Nintendo Points

Virtual Console:

  • AERO THE ACROBAT 2 (by Sunsoft) — 800 Nintendo Points


  • Nintendo Countdown Calendar (by Nintendo) — 200 Nintendo Points
  • GO Series 10 Second Run (by Gamebridge) — 200 Nintendo Points
  • Everyday Soccer (by Aksys Games) — 500 Nintendo Points

Be sure to tell us what games you will be downloading in the comments below.

Source: Nintendo

Lost In Shadow Developers Discuss Game in Video Feature

Source: Hudson Entertainment

Rumor: GoldenEye 007 on Wii Allows Players To Use Nintendo 64 Controller

nester64x called in to report a special feature for GoldenEye 007 on Wii. He claims that players who buy a special controller adapter for Wii will be able to utilize the Nintendo 64 remote for the game. This little easter egg, though, will never be confirmed by Activision or developer Eurocom for undisclosed reasons.

GoldenEye 007 hits store shelves Nov. 2 as a standard package at a MSRP of $49.99 or as a Gold Controller Bundle at a MSRP of $69.99.

Source: Nintendojo

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