Miyamoto

Miyamoto critical of Nintendo, circa 2009

Nintendo’s 2008? Great fun. Nintendo’s 2009? Not fun enough, says Shigeru Miyamoto. Now, I think he’s just being modest and typical Miyamoto, but if I must: I’ll admit that if I take don’t consider Muramasa, New Super Mario Bros. Wii, Wii Sports resort/MotionPlus/Tiger Woods 10, and the half dozen WiiWare titles I bought last year, I’m inclined to agree with the...

Just being modest?

Shigeru Miyamoto Has Never Called Video Games Art Hey! Me neither, but maybe he was just being modest in this case. Super Mario Bros., et al, are certainly masterpieces of some kind.

Pikmin 3 Development is “Well Under Way” Says Miyamoto

Official Nintendo Magazine UK recently spoke to Shigeru Miyamoto at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards. They announced via Twitter: ONM is at the BAFTAs! Miyamoto just told us Pikmin 3 development is “well under way”. Can we expect a reveal at E3? They’re going to announce something, since most of their software releases will be out by then.

Miyamoto “devoting” most of his time to education

Instead of Mario and Zelda, Miyamoto says he’s spending more of his time on edutainment now. You know how it goes: you get old, so you try to make up lost time by dedicating yourself to more important causes. In Miyamoto’s case, that would be education. “That is maybe the area I am devoting myself (the) most,” he told The Associated Press this week, when asked about his des...

New hardware, MotionPlus game mentioned by Miyamoto

“Did I do it again? Did I let something slip?! I just get so excited!” As the recipient of a “Special Achievement Prize” during a symposium at the 13th Annual Japan Media Arts Festival on Saturday, Shigeru “loose lips” Miyamoto had time to spill two tidbits of information while up on stage. Not only has Miyamoto confirmed that Nintendo is working on some new ha...

At Nintendo, even Miyamoto’s mistakes become games

So, funny story, dear Infendo readers… It seems that the golfing game in Wii Sports Resort was a bit of a mistake. Wasn’t supposed to be there. Sneaked passed the goalie. An “oops baby,” if you will. How? Well, in a story that’s only possible due to the sheer power wielded by Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto, the golfing game makes a reappearance in the Wii Sports fr...