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7:15 PM on 08.28.2014

Miyamoto explains Nintendo's reignited passion for core gaming

It's fairly obvious that Nintendo has been ramping up its concerted efforts to attract and maintain its core base, and Shigeru Miyamoto's latest comments confirm that it's not just a coincidence. Miyamoto spoke with Edge in a...

Brittany Vincent




Nintendo's humorous shareholder Q&A summarized photo
Nintendo's humorous shareholder Q&A summarized
by Jordan Devore

Jonathan told you how Nintendo's 74th annual general meeting of shareholders came across like a bad comments section. Now, here's that meeting in-depth as translated by Nintendo itself.

Notably, CEO Satoru Iwata was absent due to his health (please understand), but Shigeru Miyamoto and Genyo Takeda were present to field most of the questions. Some of them were pretty out there, like the one from a shareholder who proclaimed he was angry because he didn't understand gaming and god forbid Nintendo talk about gaming at its meetings. Good stuff.

If you'd rather have the short (but not too short) version, I've summarized some of the best bits.

The 74th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders [Nintendo]

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10:45 AM on 06.24.2014

Miyamoto talks about cross-buy possibilities with Wii U and 3DS

Sony has a Cross-Buy system out for its digital storefront, and it's pretty amazing. For select games if you buy them once, you'll have access on up to three systems depending on the game -- PS3, PS4, and Vita (sometimes the ...

Chris Carter

1:30 PM on 06.20.2014

Miyamoto: 'Two GamePad gameplay is not within our objectives in the short-term'

Ever since the launch of the Wii U, we've heard the same song and dance about the dual GamePad situation -- "it's possible, it's just not a priority." IGN had a chance to chat with Nintendo at E3 about said possibility in the...

Chris Carter

10:00 PM on 06.17.2014

Miyamoto 'uneasy' at idea of VR players playing by themselves

As virtual reality becomes more and more of a, well, reality, traditional videogame companies have taken serious steps to adapting to the trend. For instance, Sony's currently working on its Project Morpheus. Nintendo might b...

Brett Makedonski

1:30 PM on 06.12.2014

Star Fox in full development with 'about a year' to go

So many awesome-looking Nintendo games at E3 that are ... not releasing this year. Drat. While the new Star Fox for Wii U didn't look especially "awesome" -- not yet -- add it to that list. Well, obviously! But, specifically,...

Jordan Devore

12:45 PM on 06.11.2014

Miyamoto's three new Wii U games in action

Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto has new projects in development for the Wii U that use both the GamePad and television screen, and here he is introducing three of them at E3 2014. Project Giant Robot puts you in the cockpit of a...

Jordan Devore



Nintendo confirms three games from Miyamoto, one is Star Fox Wii U photo
Nintendo confirms three games from Miyamoto, one is Star Fox Wii U
by Chris Carter

Well that didn't take long.

Nintendo has sent over word to Destructoid that three games have been confirmed from the mind of Shigeru Miyamoto -- Star Fox, Project Giant Robot, and Project Guard.

All of these will be on the Wii U, and for Star Fox, the GamePad will show the view of Fox McCloud's Arwing. The TV shows the perspective behind your ship, and you can use the gyro sensors from the GamePad to target enemies. You can also switch between the Arwing and the Landmaster tank instantly, as well as a new helicopter vehicle. It's slated for 2015.

Project Giant Robot turns the GamePad into a factory, where you can build your own creation. From there, the GamePad becomes a cockpit, where you can control your robot and fight other creations. It's also coming in 2015.

Guard involves stopping a robot invasion, tasking you to set security cameras around a special perimeter, then monitor them to shoot lasers and blast the invaders -- this is another 2015 release.

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9:30 PM on 05.01.2014

Super Mario 3D World was designed with the New SMB crowd in mind

Having finally gotten a Wii U, my goal this week has been to play Super Mario 3D World and at least try not to burn through it too quickly. It's tough, though, with the promise of something new pushing me to continually do "j...

Jordan Devore

4:45 PM on 11.14.2013

Super Mario 3D World's Double Mario power was an accident

The end of the recent Iwata Asks about Super Mario 3D World made it clear that more Super Mario Galaxy is a definite possibility, which was probably the biggest news of the piece -- but there are other behind-the-scenes tidbi...

Jordan Devore

10:00 AM on 11.14.2013

Mario Galaxy is not dead, says Shigeru Miyamoto

I'm not sure how many of you thought that Super Mario 3D World signaled the end of the Galaxy sub-franchise, but Miyamoto has seen fit to put a stop to any rumors that may be milling about out there. In the latest Iwata asks,...

Chris Carter





4:00 PM on 11.09.2013

Nintendope: My fantasy hang-out session with the Big N

[Dtoid community blogger DoctorHair shared this... uh... well, he... yeah... just read it. It's goddamn hilarious. --Mr Andy Dixon] Welcome to Fantasy Blunt Scenarios: A new, ongoing original series concerning groups of peopl...

DoctorHair

8:00 PM on 11.03.2013

Miyamoto wants to get more involved with smaller projects

In a recent interview with French outlet Gamekult, Nintendo's spritely King of old man magic voiced plans to move away from headlining the Mario franchise -- "Creating a game of the caliber of Super Mario 3D World takes a lot...

Jonathan Holmes

11:30 AM on 08.01.2013

There's a code hidden in Pikmin 3, according to Miyamoto

Nintendo designer Shigeru Miyamoto has taken to the Miiverse to tease a code in Pikmin 3 that can be found by collecting Secret Memos scattered throughout the game: "Did you know that once you've collected ten of these Secret...

Jordan Devore

2:30 PM on 07.10.2013

Miyamoto: Nintendo working on new franchise

Exciting news, everyone! Nintendo has new franchise in development and it'll be here sooner than you think. In the latest edition of Weekly Famitsu, company man Shigeru Miyamoto decided to be a big old tease, letting slip jus...

Kyle MacGregor

7:00 PM on 07.08.2013

Miyamoto on why Nintendo is slow to create new characters

In an interview with Game Informer, Nintendo designer Shigeru Miyamoto spoke about where the company's priorities lie in terms of creating new intellectual properties. There are a lot of familiar franchises coming up for Wii ...

Jordan Devore