Shigeru Miyamoto

Nintendo almost showed off Zelda Wii U at E3 2013

At E3 2013, Nintendo has two Zelda titles on the show floor. The titles in particular are an HD remake of the Wind Waker for the Wii U and the other being a sequel to A Link to the Past for the 3DS. Yet, unbeknownst to us, a third Zelda title in development was almost revealed. Nintendo had contemplated about showing off their progress for the next Legend of Zelda title for the Wii U; however, the...

Nintendo to host pre-E3 presentation

Despite holding back on a major E3 event, Nintendo will instead be hosting a presentation prior to E3 2013. The presentation will commence the Tuesday before the expo’s show floor opens to attendees In addition, the media-only presentation will be hosted by Reggie Fils-Aime and Shigeru Miyamoto, with a focus on Wii U software. Media members will be able to test out the new software after the...

Miyamoto Interviewed By Polygon

Today Polygon’s interview with the great Shirgeru Miyamoto went up. Although obviously on a tight PR leash, the interview makes an interesting watch or read nonetheless. Miyamoto goes over what he wants to be achieved by the imminent Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, and why Nintendo have decided 2013 should be the ‘Year of Luigi’. Amongst the other topics discussed are Nintendo&...

A quick love letter to Shigeru Miyamoto

As mentioned earlier on Infendo, today marks the 6oth birthday to one of video games most well-known designers, innovators, and true master of their craft. For the majority of the gaming populace, Shigeru Miyamoto’s creations (Mario, Zelda, Donkey Kong, Star Fox, etc.) helped shape what we as gamers have become today. We all know of his work, but anyone (hardcore gamer or not) who grew up du...

Video: Pikmin 3 revealed

Nintendo kicked off their 2012 E3 press conference with the reveal of Pikmin 3 for the Wii U. The new footage (video above) showcases the Pikmin universe in glorious high-definition along with a new Pikmin type – Rock Pikmin. Shigeru Miyamoto also went on to discuss the co-operative aspects of the title, which will include various gameplay options from the Wii U Game Pad. In addition to usin...

Miyamoto wins top Spanish prize

Looks like Shigeru Miyamoto has another award to add his ever-growing trophy case. And no, Miyamoto did not just survive the annual Running of the Bulls by himself, but rather Spain’s prestigious Prince of Asturias prize for communications and humanities. In addition, Miyamoto was awarded 50,000 euro ($64,000) for the prize. The jury of Spaniards praised the 59-year-old game designer for ...

Super Mario Bros. Crossover 2.0 is here!

Super Mario Bros. is undoubtedly one of the most iconic games, well, ever. Without the Shigeru Miyamoto classic, gaming as we know it today would more likely than not be much different. There isn’t much you could do to make the game better, except include characters from other classic video games of course! That’s where Super Mario Bros. Crossover 2.0 comes in. The fan project that has...

What do you think Miyamoto could be working on in this new ‘original’ game?

In an interview with zoomin.tv, Miyamoto discusses last year’s fiasco of a Wired interview and how he is indeed still working at Nintendo, and is in fact working on an original game. It is too early to tell if this new game will be on 3DS, Wii, or even Wii U, but color me interested. Anything that Miyamoto brings to the table is usually a good thing, so in Miyamoto we trust. It’s hard to even ...

Breaking: Miyamoto steps down from his position at Nintendo, will focus on smaller games

Miyamoto. The man needs no introduction. He has been a mainstay in the industry almost since it’s inception, and today it has been revealed that he is stepping down from his position as Senior Managing Director and General Manager of Nintendo’s Entertainment Analysis and Development Division. In an interview with Wired’s Chris Kohler, Miyamoto stated will be passing the torch to younger ...

Miyamoto experimenting with 2D Zelda, may be bringing it to 3DS

A Link to the Past was the first game in the Zelda franchise that make me a lifelong fan of everything Hyrule. Sure, I had played the NES Legend of Zelda titles, but there was just something about the depth found the in SNES classic that really hit a homerun in my book. From the muli-leveled dungeons, to the collect-a-thon that was the 24 hidden pieces of heart, A Link to the Past had so much to o...

Juicy tidbits from Iwata Asks: Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo has posted the transcription of another session of “Iwata Asks”, the ongoing roundtable discussions featuring Shigeru Miyamoto, Shigesato Itoi, and Satoru Iwata. You can read through the whole interview here, but we’ve also collected a few juicy excerpts from the discussion here for your ravenous consumption.

New Yorker publishes definitive portrait of Shigeru Miyamoto

Doing his accomplishments and personality a great service, the New Yorker has published an amazing write-up about Shigeru Miyamoto. Most of us have probably read most of this story before in one way or another, but it’s a well-written description of a man who continues to change video games with every new generation. Grab your favorite weekend beverage and delve into this grand tribute to th...