Nintendo’s legendary games designer Shigeru Miyamoto has told The Wall Street Journal that Nintendo is working hard to put in place a structure where they can cope better without him if he does decide to retire. Miyamoto also mentioned that Nintendo may be better off without him to allow for a different approach to the organisation and to see new talent emerge.
“We have to construct the structure so that the organization so that it can make it without me.
“I should also admit that it might be better without me; I mean that a different approach and different talent might emerge…”
“Although I shouldn’t dwell on this because then the article might indeed say ‘Mr. Miyamoto is thinking about retiring,’ because that is not the case.”