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


Aw, nuts
Jun 20
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... read
Miyamoto on VR

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


It's in direct contrast to what the Wii U tries to accomplish
Jun 17
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... read
Star Fox

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


Miyamoto: 'It's been maybe 6 to 10 months that we've been experimenting with it'
Jun 12
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,... read
Wii U

Miyamoto's three new Wii U games in action


Star Fox, robots, and home invasion
Jun 11
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... read
Also, 'Project Giant Robot,' and 'Project Guard'
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 t... read feature

Mario

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


'There’s still a lot more room for discovery and invention,' says producer
May 01
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... read
Mario

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


And other tidbits from the development team
Nov 14
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... read
Mario Galaxy not dead

Mario Galaxy is not dead, says Shigeru Miyamoto


Thank goodness
Nov 14
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,... read
Nintendope

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


Promoted from our Community Blogs!
Nov 09
[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... read
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Miyamoto wants to get more involved with smaller projects


'Little chance that he could take the time to work on the next Mario'
Nov 03
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... read
Pikmin

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


Okay, fine, I'll go find all of those memos
Aug 01
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... read
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Miyamoto: Nintendo working on new franchise


Aiming for a spring 2014 release
Jul 10
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... read
Nintendo

Miyamoto on why Nintendo is slow to create new characters


'Focus first on creating fun and new gameplay'
Jul 08
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 ... read
Conan O'Brien

Conan O'Brien visits E3, hilarity ensues


He gets to chat with Miyamoto as well
Jun 26
As part of his "Clueless Gamer" series, Conan O'Brien visited E3 this year, and checked out the PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, and pretty much everything else he could get his hands on. He spoke with Sony's Aram Jabbari, Microsoft's ... read
Nintendo Direct Pikmin

Watch the entire Nintendo Direct Pikmin presentation here


20-minute Pikmin presentation shows off footage
Jun 26
This morning, Nintendo put on a special Japan-only Nintendo Direct specifically for Pikmin 3. It's basically a "Let's Play" for the game starring Miyamoto, as he leads someone through a demonstration of a typical level. For ... read
Nintendo

Majora's Mask remake still on Miyamoto's mind


I shall consume. Consume... consume everything...
Jun 22
Nintendo is still thinking about a potential remake of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask. Speaking with IGN, series creator Shigeru Miyamoto said "they're still in my memory" of Zelda fans that have long clamored for an enha... read
Nintendo

Nintendo increasing staff to forge more games and new IPs


Shigeru Miyamoto explains the future of Nintendo's game development
Jun 22
Would you like to see a new Metroid, Wave Race, or Star Fox game? Perhaps some Chibi-Robo love? Hell, maybe even a new IP? Well, apparently nothing is out of the question with Nintendo as they look to build and strengthen the... read
New F-Zero unlikely

New F-Zero unlikely, Miyamoto unsure where to take series


Nintendo's idea man doesn't have ideas on how to make F-Zero 'great again'
Jun 20
Mario Kart 8 is extending into a less traditional direction after the somewhat tired Mario Kart 7, but it appears the future isn't so bright for Nintendo's lesser-known, higher-octane racing series, F-Zero. The Mario Kart ser... read
Miyamoto on Zelda

Miyamoto wasn't pleased with his work on Zelda II


I was, however
Jun 19
After following up on a comment legendary Nintendo designer Shigeru Miyamoto made about making a "bad game," Kotaku got a fairly surprising answer: that game was Zelda II. Miyamoto confirms this outright stating, "I wouldn't ... read
Pikmin

Miyamoto talks about attacking eyeballs in Pikmin 3


He speaks English and is adorable
Jun 12
Nintendo continues to show that they don't give a rat's ass about following trends, and I think it's fantastic. While Capcom is working to make the next Dead Rising appeal to the Call of Duty fanbase and Namco Bandai wants t... read
Zelda Wii U

Nintendo nearly unveiled Legend of Zelda for Wii U at E3


Perhaps a Tokyo Game Show reveal is in the cards
Jun 12
Nintendo has an ace up its sleeve. It is, of course, a new Legend of Zelda title for Wii U. However, according to series creator Shigeru Miyamoto, the company isn't quite ready to play that card at this stage of the... read

Ogle some Nintendo's finest E3 titles, and cat people!


There's that trademark Nintendo flair!
Jun 11
Nintendo sure has been sharing a lot on the great titles they have on the table for this year! From the return of Super Smash Bros. to the nostalgic feeling The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Nintendo is really hitti... read
Set for June 11 at 10:30AM
Nintendo won't be hosting a traditional E3 press conference as in years past. Instead the company intends to host smaller events focused on the software lineup for the US market. This we knew, but we were left to wonder what ... read feature

Rolling Stone sits down with the affable Nintendo designer
GameSpot? Time? New York Times? And now Rolling Stone? Everyone wants a piece of Shigeru Miyamoto! If he's so willing to speak to anyone and everyone, why hasn't he spoken to us yet? We need to arrange a pow-wow as soon as po... read feature

Miyamoto

Miyamoto nixed all the original Luigi's Mansion 2 bosses


'He wanted bosses that could only be in Luigi's Mansion'
Apr 04
Shigeru Miyamoto may not have had direct day-to-day involvement in the development of Luigi's Mansion 2, but that didn't stop him from waltzing in and acting like a total boss.  During an interview with IGN, Bryce Hollid... read
Wii U's future

Miyamoto: Wii U has a long future


Nintendo man shockingly says Nintendo product is okay!
Mar 13
Game designer Shigeru Miyamoto has reemphasized his belief that the Wii U is going to be okay, despite its less-than-overwhelming performance. Predicting a long future, the Nintendo brain says he's not worried about the syste... read
Pikmin cartoon

Nintendo is working on Pikmin animated shorts


You'll need a 3DS to watch them
Mar 11
In an effort to "give more life to the Pikmin characters," Nintendo has plans for original animated shorts that are being created alongside an external animation studio and overseen by designer Shigeru Miyamoto, reports Polyg... read
Miyamoto talks to Time about smartphone competition and how gaming has changed
Shigeru Miyamoto is a busy little beaver, isn't he? First a chat with GameSpot, and now a two-part interview with Time? Where does he find the energy? That's why I'm convinced that the man will outlive us all. I'm honestly a ... read feature

Nintendo's top think-tank talks about upcoming software and Wii U happenings
Perennial star child Shigeru Miyamoto has had an illustrious career, no doubt about that. From creating Donkey Kong to busting on stage with Link's sword and shield equipped, he has cemented himself as one of the most influen... read feature

Luigi's Mansion video

Iwata and Miyamoto star as the Luigi brothers


Now that would be a movie worth watching
Feb 19
I'm ridiculously excited about Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon, as the lanky member of the Mario Bros. duo will always have a special place in my heart, much more so than his showboating, portly brother. Miyamoto has th... read
Nintendo leveraged third parties to better learn HD tech like shaders
Throughout the day, we've been highlighting notable points from Nintendo's recent corporate management policy meeting, such as Animal Crossing: New Leaf's success, cloud gaming, and communicating Wii U's value. Nintendo CEO S... read feature

Miyamoto: Nintendo hasn't communicated Wii U's value


Developer believes Wii U could be promoted better
Feb 05
Addressing the Wii U's slow market performance, Nintendo developer Shigeru Miyamoto has admitted his company could have promoted it better. Citing a failure to "communicate" the features and value of the system, the impish de... read






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