All The Iwata Asks (I Can Find) In One Place

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A good part of the long tail is older, archived material.  If it's cheap (or free) to store, why wouldn't you?  The argument is that the occasional sales you'll get will outweigh the storage and delivery costs.  I'm reminded of this as I tried to go back and revisit the "Iwata Asks" series on wii.com.  Right now, they are going through the series to get us ready for Wii Fit. [updated 4/4/08 to add Mario Kart Wii]

It's a great series, and there's an interesting balance between honesty and deference between staff (non-Miyamoto) and Iwata-san.  For everyone's reference, here's what I've found of the history: