Miyamoto Intended Pikmin To Be Nintendo’s Next Mario

Miyamoto is known as the creator of some of gaming's biggest franchises, including greats like Mario and Zelda. Pikmin is certainly among these incredible franchises, Nintendo releasing the first Pikmin game on the GameCube in 2001. In an interview with Gamasutra, a former Nintendo EAD member discussed Miyamoto's vision for his new series. Motoi Okamoto worked for the … Continue reading Miyamoto Intended Pikmin To Be Nintendo’s Next Mario

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Miyamoto Says He’d Want Super Mario Odyssey With Him If He Were Stuck On An Island

As part of the Mar10 Day celebrations, Shigeru Miyamoto was asked to select the Mario game he'd want to play if he were stuck on an island. Despite being a "difficult question," the Mario creator said he'd want to have Super Mario Odyssey by his side because it's a Nintendo Switch game, allowing you to … Continue reading Miyamoto Says He’d Want Super Mario Odyssey With Him If He Were Stuck On An Island

Miyamoto Thinks There’s Still A Lot To Explore Over The Next Ten Years In Gaming

In a recent interview with Time, Miyamato discussed a wide range of topics covering everything from the Switch to Virtual Reality. One question Miyamoto was asked was if there was anything in particular that he would like to accomplish, in or out of gaming, over the next ten years. He responded that now Nintendo have … Continue reading Miyamoto Thinks There’s Still A Lot To Explore Over The Next Ten Years In Gaming

Video: Insight Into Miyamoto’s Videogame Design Philosophy

Online news outlet, Vox, recently got to interview Shigeru Miyamoto (creator of Mario, Donkey Kong, Pikmin) resulting in an interesting video on how he designs his games. The video that was uploaded to YouTube, highlights how the game designer goes against the rules and also offers a vision into Miyamoto's colourful history. You can view it … Continue reading Video: Insight Into Miyamoto’s Videogame Design Philosophy

Miyamoto: I’ve Always Called My Games Products Rather Than Works of Art

Whether video games are perceived as works of art, or as a product, will vary depending on who you ask, however it seems Miyamoto sees his work as the latter. In a recent interview with Glixel, when talking about creating games, Miyamoto explained that he has always called his games products, and he sees himself as creating … Continue reading Miyamoto: I’ve Always Called My Games Products Rather Than Works of Art

Miyamoto: A Younger Team Taking the Lead On Nintendo Switch Development And Designing The System

Newly launched gaming website Glixel recently had the opportunity to speak to revered Nintendo game developer, Shigeru Miyamoto. A number of interesting things cropped up in the interview including the revelation that it is mainly a younger development team taking the lead on development of the Nintendo Switch. He also went on to say that they … Continue reading Miyamoto: A Younger Team Taking the Lead On Nintendo Switch Development And Designing The System

Miyamoto Says Nintendo Feels Strongly About Single Payment for Super Mario Run

Super Mario Run is the new Nintendo mobile game heading to IOS and Android on 15th December, it will initially be free to start but to unlock the full game, there's a single charge of $9.99. During an interview with the Financial Post, Shigeru Miyamoto discussed Nintendo's decision to have a single payment for the game. … Continue reading Miyamoto Says Nintendo Feels Strongly About Single Payment for Super Mario Run

Video: Shigeru Miyamoto & The Roots Performed The Super Mario Bros. Theme On The Tonight Show

Nintendo's time in the spotlight on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon wasn't just to show off a couple of games. At one point on the show, Shigeru Miyamoto and The Roots did a performance of the Super Mario Bros. theme. Video of the performance was uploaded to YouTube, and we've included the video down … Continue reading Video: Shigeru Miyamoto & The Roots Performed The Super Mario Bros. Theme On The Tonight Show

Shigeru Miyamoto Has Turned 64 Years Old Today

One of Nintendo's most infamous faces is celebrating his 64th birthday today, and it's none other than Shigeru Miyamoto. Miyamoto is most known for having created Nintendo's biggest franchises, such as Mario. Next year will be Miyamoto's 40th anniversary at Nintendo, as he joined the company in 1977. Other franchises that Miyamoto was involved with … Continue reading Shigeru Miyamoto Has Turned 64 Years Old Today